From Project to Product to Open Source. Now What?

Session Type: 
Tech Session
Christine White, Esri Inc.

What started off as a project for a single customer, became a commercial product, and has since October 2011 been available as the open source Esri Geoportal Server. This presentation will discuss what motivated the evolution that has led to the Geoportal Server and will highlight some of the current developments, including new trends like linked data, semantic Web, and sensor web. How do these affect the discovery process?

Speaker Bio: 

Christine White is a product engineer for the open source Esri Geoportal Server and the open source ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap projects. Her current work and research interests are in helping organizations define and implement systems for sharing their spatial data. She likes to see GIS used to develop solutions for the ecological & social challenges this – our – generation must take on

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