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

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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

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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

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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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4 Stressful Scenarios Assessors Avoid with Pictometry Imagery

The International Association of Assessing Officers allows assessment and appraisal departments to use remote aerial imagery and other tools to levy property taxes. Yet many assessment offices don’t realize this and still visit each property on foot, despite the many advantages remote assessment can offer. Pictometry® Intelligent Images® from EagleViewRead More

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What Can Imagery Do for Oil and Gas Infrastructure?

This June, President Obama signed into law the PIPES Act of 2016, also referred to as the SAFE PIPES Act. The legislation, according to DownstreamToday.com, “gives the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) new regulatory authority over operators of the United States’ nearly 3 millionRead More

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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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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

City of Norfolk Departments Depend on Pictometry

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have come a long way. From the question of “What is GIS?” to “What can it do for me?” to “You can build that?” The science and organizational capabilities of GIS is why it continues to grow as one of the most integral parts of today’sRead More