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2010-12-15 18:53:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether he was leading a helicopter squadron or navigating the USS Ronald Reagan, U.S. Navy Captain Eric Patten always relied on geospatial technology for the accurate geographic information he and his crew needed to safely reach their destinations. Now aboard as Esri's new director of defense and intelligence global solutions, Patten wants to show other defense and intelligence officers just how useful geographic information system (GIS)...

2010-09-13 09:28:00

BOSTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Manhattan Software, global leaders in computer-aided facility management (CAFM) and integrated workplace management systems (IWMS) software, along with Esri and the IFMA Foundation, have released a white paper entitled "Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Facility Management." This report, written by Stuart Rich and Kevin Davis of PenBay Media, presents the value of GIS as a complimentary technology to other real estate and facility management tools,...

2010-08-23 09:00:00

BOSTON, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Manhattan Software, global leaders in computer-aided facility management (CAFM) and integrated workplace management systems (IWMS), announced today that it has become an Esri Gold Tier Partner. Through this partnership, the integration of Esri's geographic information system software (GIS) with the Manhattan Software solution is maximized, enabling advanced analytics and geospatial visualization of facilities information. Esri GIS and Manhattan CAFM/IWMS...

2010-06-22 11:39:00

REDLANDS, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri president Jack Dangermond has been honored with the Patron's Medal by the United Kingdom's Royal Geographical Society (RGS). In its official announcement, RGS stated that Dangermond received the award "for his extensive work promoting geographical science through the development of geographic information systems. He is one of the greatest advocates for geography and its key role in understanding and responding to many of the challenges of the...

2010-05-24 14:01:00

REDLANDS, Calif., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, May 27, 2010, at 2:20 p.m., ESRI president Jack Dangermond will speak to government and technology enthusiasts at the Gov 2.0 Expo in Washington, D.C., about using the power of geographic information system (GIS) technology to transform government. In his presentation GeoEnabling Gov 2.0, Dangermond will highlight the new Community Maps Program, which allows governments to contribute their authoritative data to online world basemaps...

2010-05-03 17:30:00

REDLANDS, Calif., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- When Richard Saul Wurman published his first book in 1962 at age 26, he began the singular passion of his life: making difficult information easily understandable. Wurman, now a prolific author and creator of the TED (technology/entertainment/design) conferences, will speak at the 2010 ESRI International User Conference (ESRI UC) in July. He will discuss his latest project, called 19.20.21, and how geographic information system (GIS) technology plays...

2010-04-26 13:24:00

MADRID, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Union Satellite Centre (EUSC) recently signed a multiyear enterprise license agreement (ELA) with ESRI Espana, giving the agency greater access to the latest geographic information system (GIS) technology, training, and consulting services. The EUSC operates under the auspices of the European Union (EU) Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP). The center provides imagery analysis and geospatial intelligence products and services to the...

2010-03-26 15:43:00

REDLANDS, Calif., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Dangermond, founder and president of ESRI, the market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software and services, will be a keynote speaker at this year's Where 2.0 Conference in San Jose, California, on April 1, 2010. As part of his presentation, Spatial Analysis and the GeoWeb, Dangermond will discuss how open GIS services can be used to facilitate mashups and create applications that leverage data and spatial analytic functions....

2010-03-17 11:10:00

REDLANDS, Calif., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The ESRI International User Conference (ESRI UC) is a weeklong event that energizes, educates, and inspires the geographic information system (GIS) community. The conference connects industry peers, thought leaders, and technology experts on the topics that matter most--from cloud computing and GeoDesign to the release of ArcGIS 10. Attendees have access to cutting-edge GIS technology, expert advice, demonstrations, and training. The 30th annual...

2010-02-18 10:37:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its commitment to support cloud computing, ESRI is collaborating with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to join the growing community of AWS Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) building services and solutions in the cloud computing environment. In the debut of collaboration, AWS will be a Gold Sponsor at the ESRI Federal User Conference in Washington, D.C., February 17-19. In addition to the many cloud discussions that will occur at this...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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