State Department watchdog finds major issues with agency geospatial data compliance


Inconsistencies in location-related data practices may hurt funding mechanisms for geospatial programs, according to the department's IG.

Satellite data allows Census to validate addresses for 2020 from the comfort of the office


Officials say only around 35% of the nation's households remain to be validated in-person.

AWS wants to help agencies tame their satellite data with Ground Station


The new offering gives customers a new option in the cloud to more efficiently bridge the gap between the growing volume of satellite-produced data and the applications that operationalize that data on Earth.

NGA signs new multi-year contract with Esri’s ArcGIS


The market-leading GIS company's technology has been part of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's mission for several decades.

Leidos secures $777 million contract with Army Geospatial Center


Under the contract, which the General Services Administration awarded Monday, Leidos is set to collect, process, disseminate, store and maintain HR3D geospatial information. They will also conduct collection operations, process the information and produce geospatial products as needed

How the cloud is helping turn data catalogs into content


Johnston, director of the Interior Department’s Information and Technology Management Division, is using Amazon Web Services to turn the government’s geospatial data into robust, functional content for anyone interested in using it. Through his work with the Federal Geographic Data Committee, Johnston has leaned on AWS to support, a repository for people to find, search for and share various geospatial data sets.