10 County Agencies You Didn’t Know Use Aerial Imagery

Assessment officials and GIS professionals in government are already using Pictometry® imagery from EagleView to better understand their jurisdictions. But did you know that other county agencies can also incorporate high-resolution aerial imagery into their everyday workflows? The following county government agencies are just some of the many that useRead More

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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

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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

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What If You Could Change Your Assessment Workflow?

The process for assessing property taxes has remained much the same over time. Every assessment and reassessment of a property under the “old way” has one common factor: an in-person field inspection. The steps involved in a field assessment are lengthy and can come with unexpected setbacks. A typical workflowRead More

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Post-Event Imagery: Why It Matters When Disaster Strikes

While no jurisdiction ever wants a disaster to occur, anticipating the risks of a flood, hurricane, tornado, or other event can help reduce damage and potentially save lives. Emergency managers, assessors, GIS professionals, public safety leaders, homeland security agencies, and others use Pictometry imagery to see the changes before andRead 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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An Inside Look at FutureView 2017: Day 2

FutureView® 2017 has come to a close. We are so grateful to all of our attendees, exhibitors, and staff members who made it a success, as well as Nashville’s Renaissance Hotel and Tequila Cowboy for hosting us. Read about the first full day here, and keep scrolling for a recapRead More

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An Inside Look at FutureView 2017: Day 1

FutureView® has arrived! The first full day kicked off at 8:00 a.m. with breakfast in the Renaissance Hotel’s Grand Ballroom, followed by the opening session to greet our attendees. Robert Locke, President of Pictometry® Government Solutions, addressed the crowd during the opening session. Out of all 10 FutureView conferences, heRead 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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