Oct. 9, 2014 10:28 am
Instead of finding a software company to build the tool, project leads Mike Vidro and Grant Ervin hired some developers to help them build it in-house. The internal tool is set to launch in early November.
Sep. 29, 2014 7:59 am
Visualizing greenhouse gas emissions for Philly's commercial buildings and more.
Jul. 31, 2014 11:39 am
The "Community Sustainability Initiative" will help Council decide how to distribute city resources.
May. 29, 2014 9:30 am
When Jim Querry left the City of Philadelphia after nearly 20 years of leading its mapping technology efforts, Chief Innovation Officer Adel Ebeid decided to rethink the city's GIS (geographic information systems) strategy.
Apr. 22, 2014 10:30 am
In the third year of Azavea's Summer of Maps Fellowship, three college students will do mapping analysis for organizations like Texas's GirlStart, New York City's City Harvest and Philadelphia's Consortium of Building Energy Innovation (formerly EEB Hub), Azavea announced late last week.
Mar. 5, 2014 11:30 am
Center City District wants to map Philadelphia's tech companies and the resources around them. It's looking for a college student to help.
Mar. 3, 2014 12:00 pm
Two Philadelphia organizations -- Azavea and The Reinvestment Fund's PolicyMap -- are featured on Google's new Maps Gallery, which aims to be a one stop shop for public data in map-form. Organizations had to apply to be part of the program.
Jan. 31, 2014 12:30 pm
The South Korean government invited Grant Ervin, who heads Public Safety GIS for the city, and city GIS developer Paul Woodruff to Ilsanseo-gu, a city northwest of Seoul, to speak about a data system they developed for Philadelphia's public safety offices.
Jan. 16, 2014 9:30 am
A regional nonprofit focused on improving early childhood education knew there was a lack of high quality pre-school programs in the area, but it needed something more concrete in order to push for change.
Dec. 30, 2013 8:30 am
While Philadelphia lacks high-quality early education programs all across the board, some neighborhoods need more of these high quality programs than others do, according to a report.