Go for the Summit – Take your ArcGIS Pro skills to the top with KCGIS as your guide!

Have you made the transition to ArcGIS Pro? Take your skills to the top with two advanced ArcGIS Pro classes from the KCGIS Training Program to choose from in 2021. While COVID-19 restrictions remain in place all KCGIS classes are presented remotely, via ZOOM. To maximize class effectiveness, class size is limited to just seven…

Presidential Executive Order on Racial Equity recognizes the importance of geography

Several times during the 2020 Presidential campaign I noticed that one candidate would use the term “equity” (versus equality) when discussing issues related to racial justice. On January 20, 2021, shortly after his inauguration, President Biden signed “Executive Order On Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government.” Significantly the order…

Start off 2021 with a bang! – ArcGIS Pro Quickstart for the GIS Professional – January 12-13

Make the switch from ArcGIS Desktop to ArcGIS Pro to start off 2021. While Washington State and King County Covid-19 stay-at-home restrictions remain in place, the King County GIS Training program is still in operation with all classes offered live online. Our next offering is ArcGIS Pro Quickstart for the GIS Professional, on January 12-13.…

Sound to Summit Regional GIS 1-1 Discussion Sessions are Beginning

The Sound to Summit Regional GIS Project is preparing to initiate one on one discussions within the King County region soon.Regional GIS Project GoalsThe strategic objective of the Sound to Summit Regional GIS Study Steering Committee (Steering Committee) is to determine the best feasible way to organize and operate geographic information system (GIS) services within…

King County IT GIS team receives SAG Award for ESJ work

The King County Information Technology GIS For Equity & Social Justice Team received Esri’s Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award on July 13, 2020, at the annual Esri User Conference. Selected from over 300,000 eligible candidates, King County Information Technology received the award for its innovative application of mapping and analytics technology, as well as…