3 Valuable Insights Insurance Underwriters Gain from Aerial Imagery

Wind, hail, hurricanes, and other natural disasters can devastate homes and cause billions of dollars in damage. But long before a storm or other catastrophic event can take place, insurance underwriters need to identify the risks that could affect the homes they cover. To determine a home’s eligibility for coverage,Read More

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One Crucial Resource for Assessors Handling Property Tax Disputes

Assessment professionals are responsible for appraising properties within their districts for accurate, fair, and equitable values. This ensures that each property owner pays just the right amount to the local tax rolls in order to secure adequate funds for local public school districts, public safety, public works, and other essentialRead More

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5 Things to Know Before You Head to FutureView

It’s almost here! FutureView® 2017 is less than a month away and will take place in Nashville, Tennessee, from February 6 to 9. What do you need to know before joining us for our training and user conference? Get the essentials below: It’s taking place where?! Nashville is famously knownRead More

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What Trespassing Pokémon Go Players Can Teach Us About Federal Security

In the summer of 2016, when augmented reality game Pokémon Go became an overnight sensation, people of all ages took to the streets to capture the cartoon creatures with their smartphones. The game, which relies on GPS, received praise for getting everyone out of the house. Yet it also presentedRead More

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10 One-of-a-Kind Images We Captured This Autumn

Happy New Year! Throughout the coldest parts of North America, winter colors everything white and dull gray, so we thought we’d add some color into your world. Take a look at some of our favorite images from the fall 2016 season: We found some of the bluest waters surrounding Hawaii.Read More

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Mitigating Outages and Planning Expansions with Smart Grids

These days, everything is “smart.” Smart phones, smart watches, smart cars, smart homes, and smart appliances connected to the Internet of Things all shape our daily lives. Over the past 10 years, however, the “smart” trend has centered on the “grid,” or the nation’s electric infrastructure. Utilities today rely onRead More

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The EagleView Team Weighs In: You Know You Work in GIS When…

On November 16, we celebrated GIS Day from Esri® — a day that demonstrates the real-world applications of geographic information systems, or GIS, through community events and outreach. To mark the occasion, we treated our team to a happy hour or, as we called it, #MappyHour. ‘Mappy Hour’ has begun!Read More

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Story Map: How Far Do We Go to Capture Pictometry Imagery?

Each month, we share an image from our annual Pictometry® calendar right here on our blog. For 2016, we selected 12 of our favorite images out of more than 28 million captured in the 2014-2015 season. Our 2016 calendar displays the diverse terrain found all across North America: deserts andRead More

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4 Cutting-Edge Technologies for Assessors in 2017

With the New Year almost here, those of us with Type-A personalities are already busting out new day planners and creating our to-do lists for 2017. This is also an ideal time for assessment officials, regardless of personality type, to figure out what they can do to stay productive throughoutRead More

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#ThankfulThursday: 10 Unique Landscapes We Love

With Thanksgiving nearly upon us, we want to express our gratitude for some of the amazing sights we see on a regular basis. From the West Coast to the East, and from the Great White North to the gorgeous greenery of Hawaii, we’re proud to share these one-of-a-kind aerial images. WeRead More

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