Esri Honors Organizations for Exceptional Use of Geospatial
GIS Innovators in Smart Cities and Open Data Recognized at Annual User Conference
REDLANDS, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 8, 2019 — Esri, the global leader in geographic information systems (GIS), today announced the recipients of the prestigious President’s Award and Enterprise GIS Award, which were presented during today’s plenary at the 39th Esri User Conference in San Diego, California.
“This year’s awardees are demonstrating how GIS can be a key tool for governmental organizations to build safer, smarter, and more engaged communities,” said Jack Dangermond, Esri founder and president. “Whether it’s a project to detect and address health issues in the homeless population or creating open data portals to foster citizen engagement and enabling smarter planning for the future, these organizations have shown the good that geospatial technology can be put to in the public sphere.”
Award recipients demonstrated innovative use of GIS to answer challenges and inspire change within their organizations. Award winners included the following:...
- President’s Award—City of San Diego, California was recognized with the highest honor given to an organization for both its traditional and innovative use of GIS to make maps, collect data, and change business practices. The City was an early adopter of ArcGIS Pro, and currently has almost