Department of Enterprise Services and King County Partner to Bring GIS Training to Washington State and Beyond

By Marcia Moody and Greg Babinski Bringing GIS training to agencies across Washington StateOn January 8, 2007, eight State of Washington employees made their way from Olympia to the King County GIS Center Training Facility in downtown Seattle. At 8:00am, a King County GIS training instructor, Mary Ullrich, welcomed the eight, as well as eight…

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…

GIS for COVID-19 online roundtable on April 1 – KCGIS User Group special meeting

The April 1, 2020 King County GIS User Group meeting will feature an important roundtable discussion on issues related to using GIS to support agency response to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis in our communities. This meeting will be held via Skype or Zoom. As usual, the KCGIS User Group meeting is open to anyone. Many…

WGGL and King County host GIS Portal Summit to share knowledge

By Joshua Greenberg (WGGL Chair) Over 85 GIS users gathered in Seattle at the King County’s King Street Center Conference Center on February 3rd to share their knowledge and experiences using Esri’s ArcGIS Enterprise portal. ArcGIS Enterprise portal “brings together all the geographic information in your ArcGIS platform and shares it throughout your organization” (Esri).…