September 2022 SGC Meeting

<< All Events Start: Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 09:00 am
SGC Meetings


Game and Fish Department

100 North Bismarck Expressway

Bismarck, ND 58501

Meeting Agenda

  • Minutes and Information
  • Geospatial Summit
  • Geospatial Program Report
  • Virtual Desktop
  • Roundtable/Open Forum

Meeting Recap

  • Minutes and Information
    • Upcoming maintenance on the NetApp storage device will result in a brief outage
    • Governor's Awards to Brian H at the Game and Fish and Paul M at the Department of Water Resources
  • Geospatial Summit
    • Positive comments from several Committee members
    • HOLL location could have been better
    • Need to get vendors closers to the social
    • Name tags need to have organization on them
    • Appreciation expressed for the keynotes
  • Geospatial Program Report
    • We've done this every year, planning to use the story maps approach again
    • Bob will create a draft for review; he asked the Committee members for additional content and ideas 
  • Virtual Desktop
    • Steve provided a brief demo of the VDI, as a follow up to what Brian B had showed us several months ago
    • He uses this in his daily work
    • The DOT has multiple pools from which to choose, these equate to the ArcGIS license to be used
    • Bob suggested that if requesting a VDI, to ask for additional system and GPU RAM to improve performance
  • Roundtable/Open Forum
    • The onboarding process can be improved at some agencies, with a key feature being the new employee being provided a PC sufficient for running ArcPro, the standard issue laptop can be insufficient for some users

Last updated:  October 14, 2022

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