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2010-02-17 13:42:00

STERLING, Va., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IceWEB, Inc.(TM) (OTC Bulletin Board: IWEB), www.iceweb.com, a leading provider of networked data storage, building blocks for cloud storage networks and purpose built appliances, announced today that the Company will be exhibiting at the ESRI Federal User Conference in Washington, D.C. February 17th - 19th held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and will be in booth 328. IceWEB will be exhibiting their Iplicity-TP platform,...

2010-01-28 13:09:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. John P. Holdren, President Barack Obama's science and technology advisor and director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, will give the Keynote Address at the ESRI Federal User Conference (FedUC) on February 17, 2010, in Washington, D.C. He will address an audience of government leaders and geographic information system (GIS) professionals from all levels of government. "The federal government is revolutionizing the...

2010-01-19 11:48:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The adoption of ESRI's geographic information system (GIS) software statewide marks the next step for West Virginia in doing its part in the national effort to expand science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. Many policy makers, researchers, and educators are concerned about the lack of STEM-oriented subjects taken by today's high school students as they prepare to enter college or the workforce. State and district...

2010-01-14 15:06:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A three-year enterprise license agreement (ELA) between Total Exploration and Production (E&P) and ESRI, in conjunction with ESRI France, will help Total E&P realize its goal of integrating spatial data with its mission-critical business processes. The use of geographic information system (GIS) technology has grown steadily at Total, and the ELA will simplify GIS software procurement and administration, make budget management more...

2009-12-15 11:38:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to mitigate the effects of climate change, the South American nation of Guyana is developing the world's first national Low-Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) using enterprise geographic information system (GIS) technology and expertise from ESRI. The environmental technology company will provide Guyana with software for use in national carbon accounting and sustainable management of forests. In a national announcement, Guyana's...

2009-12-10 15:13:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 9, 2009, ESRI president Jack Dangermond opened an online discussion about the value of geographic information systems (GIS) to develop programs for carbon accounting and environmental sustainability. The conversation runs concurrently with the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) in Copenhagen, Denmark. ESRI's hosted Spatial Roundtable will provide an engaging online venue for environmental professionals to weigh in on their...

2009-11-18 15:22:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal government employees can now easily purchase ESRI ArcGIS Online services on Apps.gov, the United States General Services Administration's (GSA) source for cloud-based IT services. The initial ArcGIS Online offerings are on the GSA schedule and available on demand. Map services include world satellite imagery and aerial imagery for the United States as well as street, physical, and shaded relief maps. World geocoding and routing task...

2009-11-13 11:45:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- ESRI welcomes Ahmed Abukhater, GISP, as the new community development industry solutions manager on its government team. Abukhater will focus on planning and economic development including industry-wide enterprise geographic information system (GIS) and planning 2.0 initiatives. "GIS provides the tools planners need to make informed decisions and better align with government transparency and accountability goals," said Abukhater. "I am excited to...

2009-11-05 12:47:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- ESRI users met in Atlanta, Georgia, to discuss how geospatial technology is helping them meet the challenges of an uncertain economy and increasing demands for alternative and traditional energy. ESRI's Electric & Gas User Group (EGUG) presenters offered technological geographic information system (GIS) approaches to smart grid operation, environmental management, and business efficiency models. Anthony L. Wilson, vice president of distribution...

2009-11-04 16:01:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- ESRI Press recently published a new international collection of 100 maps drawn by young artists and cartographers under the theme Many Nations--One World. Children Map the World: Selections from the Barbara Petchenik Children's World Map Competition, Volume 2, features maps from competitions held for children ages 4-15. Representing 37 countries, the maps were selected from the biennial Barbara Petchenik Children's World Map Competition sponsored...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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