Agent of Change: Wood Buffalo

Last year, EagleView highlighted five Agents of Change in the United States and Canada in our Portfolio of Change. Agents of Change are assessment and GIS professionals who have leveraged the power of their Pictometry® aerial imagery by implementing ChangeFinder™ technology. ChangeFinder data helps communities like Wood Buffalo identify andRead More

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5 Key Factors in Urban Planning

Have you ever been able to navigate your way through a new city with ease? If so, you can thank an urban planner. Urban planners, who are also called regional planners, collaborate with local government officials and city residents alike to determine what an area needs and which improvements willRead More

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A New View Podcast: Hear Alex Hepp Explain the Benefits of ChangeFinder™

When an assessor’s office is lacking the proper amount of staff needed to perform assessments, the workload can seem neverending. However, utilizing the proper technology can create a seamless workflow allowing assessors to drastically reduce the time it takes to complete the assessment process and detect parcel change. ChangeFinder isRead More


Agent of Change: Fairfax County, Virginia

A neighbor to the nation’s capital, Fairfax County, Virginia, is made up of 407 square miles and a population of 1.12 million people.  Highly developed from the 1960s through the 1980s the county has 352,910 taxable parcels and relatively little undeveloped land available.  When change happens, it’s often going toRead More

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Celebrating Agents of Change

By: Alex Hepp, Director of Assessment   For over 15 years, Pictometry has worked closely with assessors to understand their challenges and develop solutions that allow them to perform their duties in the most effective and efficient fashion. Our high-resolution imagery and desktop solutions have allowed assessors to reduce theRead More

Pictometry® Changes Perspective for Iowa County

When first introduced to Pictometry® Intelligent Imagery®, Linda Griggs, assessor, and Liz Kriegel, deputy assessor, for Iowa County, Iowa were not familiar of the benefits of the technology. Pictometry flew the county in 2009 through a grant with five other counties in the state; however, the imagery wasn’t readily utilizedRead More

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Fairfax County, VA First in the U.S. to Implement Pictometry CONNECTAssessment™

Fairfax County, VA is one of the several counties surrounding Washington D.C. and is home to a population of 1.12 million. With 407 sq. miles and 352,910 taxable parcels, staying on top of change can be difficult, especially when those parcels aren’t easily accessible. Larry Mackereth, Assistant Director for ResidentialRead More

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Discovering More Than $6.5 Million In Value

Bordering Utah in Southwestern Colorado, Montrose County has a population of 41,000 people and covers 2,200 sq. miles. The county itself is about the size of the entire state of Delaware. The land is a diverse mixture of agriculture, forest, desert and canyons. Due to the size and the topography,Read More

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ChangeFinder™ Helped Town of Southampton Add Millions to Tax Rolls

Located on South Fork of Long Island, the Town of Southampton is known for beautiful beaches, spectacular homes and thriving tourism. For town assessor Lisa Goree, it also means a lot of properties that are gated or only occupied during the summer months. Visual inspection is important for any assessmentRead More

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FutureView 2015 Session: Pictometry as a Countywide Solution

Attendees will learn how Phelps County Assessor’s Office was able to transform its workflows by partnering with other departments to cost-share and integrate Pictometry imagery as a true enterprise solution across the county. After receiving the imagery, the county’s CAMA provider gave two weeks’ notice and dropped its service contract,Read More

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