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Geospatial among hottest job skills

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 12:06pm

Geospatial skills are one of the top 20 hottest job skills that companies are looking for today.


Homeland Security Says PNT a National Critical Function

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 4:06pm

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has designated positioning, navigation, and timing services (PNT) a “National Critical Function.” That is PNT is now officially a capability so vital to the United States that its “disruption, corruption, or dysfunction would have a debilitating effect on security, national economic security, national public health or safety.”


Five US Departments of Transportation Upload 270,000 miles of Road Data to Mapillary to Understand Road Safety

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 11:23am

Five state DOTs, including Arizona, uploaded photologs to Mapillary to help improve the way infrastructure and road safety are studied.


Dino Bones and Drones: Thornton, Colo., Draws a Line in the Sand

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 1:07pm

The unexpected discovery of dinosaur fossils at a construction site drew in a swarm of drone enthusiasts. The increased activity prompted city leaders to pass new rules about where the device can fly without facing stiff penalties.


Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order Establishing 2020 Census Committee

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 11:53am

It's now one year until Census Day.  On April 1, 2019, Governor Doug Ducey issued an executive order creating the Arizona Complete Count Committee (AZCCC). The committee will be tasked with developing a plan to achieve the most full and accurate count of Arizona residents during the 2020 United States Census, which will take place on April 1, 2020. 



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