How Efficient Is Your Property Value Assessment Process?

As a property value assessment professional, you may be responsible for assigning value to thousands or even millions of parcels in your jurisdiction. Therefore, it’s no surprise that this work can present several unique challenges. Barriers to property value assessment The typical workflow of an assessor is, perhaps, the biggest obstacle inRead More

An example of ChangeFinder data seen in CONNECTAssessment.

12 Cool Gardens and Landmarks Seen from the Sky

April showers bring May flowers—and with those come strolls through the garden and trips to some of the most exciting outdoor landmarks in the United States. Here are some recent shots, as well as a few from the archives, of some the beautiful gardens, artsy lawns, and other awesome landmarksRead More

NorthCarolina_MuseumOfArt

How GIS Departments Can Change a Worldview

When it comes to aerial imagery, government GIS departments tend to take a top-down approach. In other words, orthogonal imagery fits the bill when they view their town, city, or county. While orthogonal imagery is a vital resource for all types of departments, oblique imagery is also beneficial. Oblique aerial images,Read More

GIS departments might see this in a typical ortho view

10 Breathtaking Pictometry® Images to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is celebrated each year on April 22. This worldwide event, which began in 1970, supports environmental protection and activism. At EagleView®, we capture breathtaking Pictometry® aerial imagery of our planet year-round. The following images show everything from snowy mountains in Utah to tropical volcanoes in Hawaii and illustrateRead More

Alameda County, CA (Oakland) – windmills

Pictometry® Imagery in Public Safety: Finding Missing Persons and Keeping Officers Safe

One city police department was already using Pictometry® imagery from EagleView® when their crime analyst joined the team. By including the imagery in her workflow, the crime analyst raised awareness for Pictometry imagery in the department and demonstrated its value in the public safety sphere. She has used Pictometry imageryRead More

Crime map

8 Crucial Tasks Property Insurance Professionals Can Complete Without Leaving the Office

Some say a picture is worth a thousand words, but with Pictometry® imagery from EagleView®, images have even more value for property insurance professionals. That’s especially true for insurance claim adjusters, who need to evaluate a property after the owners file a claim, and underwriters, who need to see allRead More

Three Houses - Hail Damage

The Critical Components of a Public Safety Incident Map

The link between public safety and geographic information systems (GIS) is clear in E9-1-1 dispatch centers. Dispatchers rely on maps to send the appropriate personnel to an emergency. Law enforcement personnel also take advantage of GIS to create public safety incident maps. Incident maps help public safety agencies track andRead More

CONNECTExplorer map with imagery

Energy Infrastructure: The 2017 ASCE Grade Is In

Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases its Infrastructure Report Card for the United States. The grade from the ASCE indicates the overall integrity of the nation’s roads, schools, drinking water, and energy infrastructure, among other categories. This month, the ASCE published its latest assessment. AsRead More

Oil drilling in Texas.

The Big Lesson from the FutureView 2017 Speaker Sessions

This year, EagleView® had more than a dozen guest speakers join us for FutureView® 2017. One thing was clear from all of their presentations: more agencies are sharing usage of Pictometry® imagery solutions from EagleView. Budget constraints and the RFP process can present challenges for agencies. This means that smallerRead More

Kathy Rodrigue

5 CONNECTExplorer Topics We ‘Explored’ at FutureView 2017

EagleView® hosts the FutureView® user conference and advanced training to bring Pictometry® imagery users together. During the event, attendees get to meet with the EagleView team and learn from their peers on subjects related to assessment, GIS, public safety, and more. For FutureView 2017, we had more than 300 PictometryRead More

FutureView Training Classroom