Turning Big Data into Actionable Information

“Turning Big Data into Actionable Information,” the August 12 SmartEdge presentation sponsored by the Polis Center, featured Mansour Raad with Esri. He reviewed tools that allow users to aggregate at spatial, temporal and attribute levels billions of records to be analyzed and visualized in non-traditional way. In addition, Raad demonstrated the application, GeoStatistics, to turn...
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Turning Big Data into Actionable Information

Polis will host the SmartEdge presentation,”Turning Big Data into Actionable Information,” on August 12 from 12:30-3:00 p.m. in the Ambassador Meeting Room at Sleep Inn & Suites and Conference Center, 1244 W. 16th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202. Check-in will be held at 12:30, with the program beginning at 1:00 p.m. Beverages will be provided. The August program features Mansour...
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Smart City & Intelligent Public Safety Solutions

The Polis Center is pleased to announce the second in the SmartEdge: Smart Government, Smart Environment, Smart Communities series of presentations sponsored by the Polis Center at IUPUI and its partners. The presentations reflect on the positive role of science and technology in support of sustainability and quality of life. “Smart City & Intelligent Public Safety Solutions” will be...
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Evolution of Open Source GIS Video Available

If you were unable to attend the May 6 SmartEdge: Smart Government, Smart Environment, Smart Communities event, you can view the presentation here. The first of these free public events, “The Evolution of Open Source GIS and Its Applications for Big Data Analysis and Smart City,” focused on the use of open source geographic information system (GIS) software, which is increasingly considered...
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Kevin Mickey to Testify at May 12 Congressional Hearing

Kevin Mickey, Director of Professional Education and Outreach for the Polis Center at IUPUI, and 2016 Chair, Multihazard Mitigation Council (MMC), National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS), has been invited by Andre Carson, U.S. Representative for Indiana’s 7th congressional district, to testify on behalf of NIBS during the May 12 congressional Economic Development, Public Buildings...
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Ravichandra and Duncan Present at 2016 IGIC Conference

Kavya Beerval Ravichandra, GIS Analyst, and Lacey Duncan, GIS Project Coordinator, are presenting during a session at the annual Indiana Geographic Information Council (IGIC) Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Conference on Wednesday, May 11. Their program is one of the Public Safety/Emergency Management tracks and entitled, “Building Inventory: Getting from Parcels to BI.” Kavya said,...
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