Geography Awareness Week November 15-21, 2020

Geography, simply put, is the study of places and the relationships between people and their environments. Having a clear picture of your environment, and how you and others fit into it, gives unique insight into the choices we make and things we do. According to National Geographic’s Geography Awareness Week Program Mission and History, “Too […]

What is GIS?

Christian answers our questions during this live broadcast on what exactly is GIS? And how do we use in our everyday lives? We will also get some insight from him on how to develop a career in GIS.

How We Use GIS in Our Daily Lives

Most people probably don’t know that today is GIS Day! That’s great – but why should the average person care, and what is GIS anyway?! A geographic information system (GIS) is a tool for gathering, managing, and analyzing data. It uses many types of data organized into layers and is applied to maps and 3D […]

Kevin Manion Joins Zekiah’s GIS Team

Zekiah Technologies, Inc. is pleased to welcome Kevin Manion to our Geospatial Engineering team! Mr. Manion is a native Marylander, growing up in the Annapolis area and attending college at the University of Maryland, College Park. After graduating with a degree in Geographical Sciences, his professional interests turned to GIS and front-end development and he […]

Geospatial Analyst Carolee Doughty Joins Zekiah

Zekiah is pleased to announce that Carolee Doughty has joined our team as a Geospatial Analyst.  Ms. Doughty has a Bachelors in Geography from Virginia Tech and brings a wide range of geospatial experience in Federal, non-profit and local government to better serve our clients.  Ms. Doughty remarks, “Cartography has always been a special interest […]

Northern Border Integration Demonstration (NBID)

NBID is a web based application that provides operational integration of border security in the Detroit Area of Operations.

Task Tracking Using Python and ArcGIS

Managing a team of Geospatial Analysts, and all their ongoing projects, requires a decent bit of effort for the Project Manager on one of our current contracts. At the onset, the PM would ask each GA what they were working on, obtain it verbally or via email, and manually enter the information into an excel […]