Washington, DC; January 2019, Innovate! was proud to join thousands of GIS innovators, Esri subject matter experts, Government thought leaders, contractors, and clients at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in
Washington, DC for the 2019 Esri Federal GIS Conference January 29-30. Innovate! management and GIS specialists were present to discuss how they add value to agencies’ operations through their delivery of a full range of professional services around the Esri product suite – from strategic planning and needs assessments to end-to-end enterprise GIS support and helpdesk services. Innovate has used Esri’s product suite for over ten years to deliver the full spectrum of geospatial services to public and private sector organizations. Innovate’s dedication to Esri technology and serving their clients has been demonstrated by their receipt of the 2018 Federal Small Business Innovation Partner Award as well as Esri Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Awards, and by winning Esri application development competitions. Innovate! continues to participate as Silver Partner in the Esri network.
Innovate!’s participation as an exhibitor gave attendees an opportunity to learn about the geospatial mission critical projects Innovate! has been involved with including solutions that adopt Esri’s location intelligence technology and which leverage the ArcGIS platform. “At Innovate! Inc. we thrive on innovation,” states Phill Thomas, Chief Operating Officer. Thomas continues, “We are delighted with our partnership with Esri; using Esri’s software truly enables Innovate! to be on the forefront of innovation to roadmap the future as we solve our client’s most complex business needs.”
Innovate! enjoyed meeting with peers, clients, partners, Esri thought leaders and government leaders and discussing the work being done to advance federal government organizations’ missions. Innovate also participated in panel discussions, and gained knowledge by attending informative workshops, while networking with other visionaries who are also solving real-world problems.
Innovate! stays on the forefront with its use of Esri technology and has actively worked with such applications from the location intelligence market leader such as Drone2Map, ArcGISPro, Survey123, Collector and StoryMaps, and providing this expertise to clients as a Silver Partner. In addition, Innovate!’s Wind and Smoke detecting widgets were used to assist in tracking the critical path of the recent Northern California wildfires. “At Innovate! we see ourselves as an Esri technical expert, so our job is to help our clients implement Esri’s core software applications, including the new ones,” comments Frank Roberts, Innovate! Geospatial Director.