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RGi to provide intelligence analysis for the Department of Defense

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) was recently selected to provide GIS analytic expertise in support of National Security.

RGi will support the DoD with the implementation of a geographic information system and provide onsite technical expertise to design and develop web-enabled GIS applications and provide analysis of the underlying intelligence information. This effort also includes data processing and geo-enabling their legacy enterprise databases, building mobile workflows and applications, and producing strategic and tactical products, all leading to a safer, more secure situational awareness capability for key decision makers.

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RGi wins new contract to provide geospatial and software engineering support

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) has been selected to provide geospatial analysis and software development support for a national security customer. Under this contract, RGi provides geospatial, dashboard, data visualization, and software engineering expertise to missions and operations across the customer’s mission area. Our work also includes a variety of GIS analysis and engineering tasks and activities, including:

  • Design and implementation of new applications
  • Design of new mission specific data visualization techniques and applications
  • Comprehensive analysis of disparate near-real time data feeds in support of mission operations and decision making
  • Geospatial database management expertise
  • Development of geospatial products, including reports, statistical analyses, cartographic layouts, infographics, and dashboards
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RGi awarded geospatial project follow-on to support Army’s Field Artillery Tactical Decision System (AFATDS)

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) was recently awarded a task order contract to support US Army’s Program Manager – Mission Command and provide the next generation maps for the AFATDS application. RGi will continue to provide ongoing support to the architecture and design of the geospatial components of the AFATDS system.

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3rd annual RGi Scholarship awarded to Beth Wiberg

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) is honored to announce that Beth Wiberg has been selected as the recipient of the 3rd annual $10,000 RGi Scholarship for Geospatial and Engineering, given in partnership with The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF).

Beth is a senior at The Ohio State University, where she is on track to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in GIS in December 2020.

Over her college career, Beth has sharpened her mapping, geocoding, and data analysis skills as a GIS Intern for AECOM and a GIS Research Assistant for the College of Social Work. As an Intern for Blue Raster, she also honed her skills in data visualization and the storytelling aspects of GIS. Outside of her GIS work, Beth spent three years serving in The Ohio State Army ROTC, where she went through rigorous physical and mental training, learned about military structure, and enhanced her leadership skills.

“I am thrilled to have Beth as our 2020 RGi Scholarship recipient,” said RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte. “She is the ideal blend of student, leader, and humanitarian, which aligns perfectly with the core values of our company. She is also a self-described “big thinker,” and I look forward to her many contributions to the GEOINT community and our nation.”

To learn more about the RGi Scholarship or to apply, please visit usgif.org/education/scholarships. The 2021 Scholarship Program will open in November 2020.

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RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte to lead Open Mapping panel at FedGeoDay

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) is a proud sponsor of the 2020 FedGeoDay event being held online June 11-12, where RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte will lead an Open Mapping for Program Success panel at 9:45 am on day 1. During the panel, Steve will guide the panelists through a discussion on the benefits and challenges of an open ecosystem approach versus a proprietary or hybrid solution. He’ll also tackle some of the myths of both policy and technology, and offer perspectives on how the audience can get involved in supporting decision making.

To register: fedgeo.us

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RGi offers 3rd annual $10,000 needs-based scholarship

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) has again partnered with The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) to offer its third annual scholarship as part of the 2020 USGIF Scholarship Program.

The $10,000 RGi Scholarship for Geospatial and Engineering will be awarded to an undergraduate who demonstrates financial need and is committed to becoming competitive and constructive in the geospatial and engineering disciplines.

“RGi has a long history of supporting students, and we are thrilled to continue these efforts with USGIF through our annual RGi Scholarship,” said RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte. “Now more than ever, we need to continue to build a diverse base of students who are passionate about the future of GEOINT.”

Every year, USGIF awards scholarships of various amounts to exceptional students studying the geospatial sciences and related fields. In total, USGIF has awarded more than $1.3 million in scholarships since the program began in 2004. “USGIF and RGi have partnered to recognize and support those students with a geospatial and engineering background who are committed to becoming competitive in this market,” said USGIF VP of Academic Affairs Dr. Camelia Kantor.

To learn more about the RGi Scholarship or to apply, please visit usgif.org/education/scholarships. The deadline to apply for the RGi Scholarship is May 15, 2020.

For information on the 2019 RGi Scholarship recipient, click here.

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RGi wins AGC’s $48M GRIDS III contract

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) has been awarded a five-year contract with the U.S. Army Geospatial Center (AGC) for the Geospatial Research, Integration, Development and Support (GRIDS) III Small Business Set-Aside Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC).

The GRIDS III contract is designed to provide systems engineering and technical services through research and development activities that relate to rapid development, limited fielding and geospatial technology services for the Warfighter.

As part of this contract, RGi will provide the specialized expertise and technical capabilities necessary to assist in coordination, integration and synchronization of geospatial information requirements and standards across the Army; develop geospatial enterprise enabled systems for the Army and the DoD, and provide direct geospatial support to the Warfighter.

“The GRIDS III contract represents a significant milestone for us,” said RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte. “We exist to deliver an immediate impact for soldiers and analysts working on national security issues, and being a part of this long-term contract allows us to deliver meaningful solutions directly to those users.”

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RGi forms partnership with T-REX, joins Geospatial Advisory Committee

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) formed a new partnership with T-REX, the downtown St. Louis technology innovation center.

T-REX operates an early-stage advanced IT startup incubator, hosts an Innovation Conference Center, and leads strategic initiatives to foster economic growth through advanced information technologies.

As part of the new partnership, RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte will join the Geospatial Advisory Committee to help direct the center’s activities, mission, goal, and objectives.

“Our work with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and other partners has been pointing us further west for years,” said Gillotte. “It feels great to establish our footprint in St. Louis while supporting so many innovative, entrepreneurial efforts.”

For more information about T-REX, visit www.downtowntrex.org.

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RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte talks Cyber SA/SU at Geography2050

Visualizing cyber situational awareness and understanding at scale and at the tactical level is a critical component to providing future Soldiers with the concepts and capabilities needed to ensure over-match and over-dominance by our military.

During last week’s Geography2050 Symposium, hosted by the American Geographical Society, Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) CEO Stephen Gillotte presented RGi’s research into how geospatial is the shared language to communicate situational awareness leading to effective Command and Control (C2) and a common situational understanding of the multi-domain battlespace.

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2nd annual RGi Scholarship awarded to Kevin Mercy

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) is honored to announce that Kevin Mercy has been selected as the recipient of the 2nd annual $10,000 RGi Scholarship for Geospatial and Engineering, given in partnership with The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF).

Kevin is a senior at the University of Southern California (USC) where he is on track to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Archaeology, with a double minor in Human Security and Geospatial Intelligence and Computer Programming in 2020. In one of his stellar recommendation letters, Kevin’s professor described him as “the textbook definition of a self-starter,” and someone who “epitomizes our nation’s calling for the dedicated and inquisitive learner.”

For the past several months, Kevin has worked with The Aerospace Corporation and the USC Spatial Sciences Institute to create open source 3D GIS data service and analytic platforms that will help organizations to store, serve, and analyze 3D data, which is a wide-spread issue within the GEOINT community. In his spare time, Kevin serves as a board member of The Canterbury USC Foundation, where he helps run a hot meal food ministry program on USC’s campus for underprivileged college students that serves approximately 100 meals each week during the academic year.

“I am thrilled to have Kevin as our 2019 RGi Scholarship recipient,” said RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte. “He is the perfect composite of engineer, scientist, and humanist, which directly aligns with the core values of our company. I look forward to his many contributions to the GEOINT community and our nation.”

To learn more about the RGi Scholarship or to apply, please visit usgif.org/education/scholarships. The 2020 Scholarship Program will open in November 2019.