Our latest GovTech Innovator is Eric Patten, Esri’s director of global defense and intelligence solutions.

America’s port authorities use the company’s mapping tools to collect data that aids national defense and solves other problems. Departments along the nation’s coasts use Esri’s ArcGIS for several functions, including:

Patten spoke to Government Technology about how agencies use Esri technology for maritime operations, and how this may change in the future.

Hilton Collins, Staff Writer
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Hilton Collins is a former staff writer for Government Technology and Emergency Management magazines.