Still 'lack of belief' in GIS among emergency management leaders
On GIS Addressed, former Florida emergency management CIO Richard Butgereit says GIS is still underused and underfunded in disaster response.
FirstNet fills board with six new appointments
After recent leadership changes, the public safety network's governing body is full again.
Esri introduces ArcGIS mobile app for FirstNet ecosystem
The app, Explorer for ArcGIS, provides ArcGIS capabilities to agencies that might otherwise struggle to securely share mapping data.
FirstNet board appoints longtime member to vice chair
The board still has six open spots to reach its 15-member capacity.
FirstNet CEO Mike Poth announces resignation
His departure will mark the third high-profile exit in recent weeks.
Alaska's Gov. Walker orders creation of emergency communications governing board
The new 13-member body is charged with advising the legislative and executive branches as the state upgrades to the next generation of technology.
Two FirstNet board members step down, leaving seven open seats
Since the network's launch in all 56 states and territories this year, some longtime leadership of the communications network is changing over.
FirstNet liaisons will help states manage network's mobile assets
The liaisons will be available 24/7 to deploy the network's resources during crises, officials said.
FirstNet's dedicated public safety spectrum reaches milestone of 2,500 sites
The network's vendor, AT&T, has also begun deploying its mobile satellite trucks across the country.