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Federal agencies’ use of geographic information systems is on display in 133 maps featured in a new book from Esri. The full-color maps demonstrate how the agencies and Congress, among others, employ Esri’s ArcGIS to tackle matters such as national security, transportation and the census.
The book, “Mapping the Nation: Pioneering a New Platform for Government,” aims to illustrate how the government and public frequently put ArcGIS to use for everyday matters along with major health and environmental issues, humanitarian aid, emergency management and more.[…] Continue Reading »
Pamela G. Bailey has been president and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association since January 2009. Previously, Bailey served as president and CEO of the Personal Care Products Council as well as AdvaMed.
Tell us about the first time you were somebody’s boss.
I was 25 years old, working in the White House as a member of the research team for the president’s speech writers, when I was promoted to be the head of the research office, reporting to David Gergen, the president’s chief speechwriter.[…] Continue Reading »
The American Beverage Association is facing a dual challenge this year, fighting activists who demonize members’ products and economic challenges that confront government at all levels, leading to possible taxes on beverages as a source of revenue. Steering the association through these times is President and CEO Susan Neely. I recently talked to Neely and picked her brain about leadership.[…] Continue Reading »
Laurie Van Pelt, director of management and budget of Oakland County, Mich., was named government CFO of the Year in 2010 by Crain’s Detroit Business. Phil Bertolini, Oakland County’s deputy county executive and chief information officer, co-authored and edited a book for the Government Finance Officers Association on how local governments should prioritize and fund technology projects.[…] Continue Reading »