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FLO Welcomes Kate Doiron, New Senior GIS Analyst

FLO’s newest senior GIS analyst, Kate Doiron, has joined our growing East Coast team. We welcomed Kate in March, just a couple weeks prior to when the first stay-at-home orders were announced due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite beginning a...

Leora Werner Staff and Culture
Advocacy Dashboard Aids Cities Are Essential Campaign

In May of 2020, the National League of Cities asked their state league affiliates to support the Cities Are Essential advocacy campaign by calling for direct federal aid for all local governments. As Connecticut is one of the country’s most...

John McKenzie Government
DIY GIS Needs Assessment Guide

A GIS needs assessment is a tool that any city or town can use to take stock of how GIS and data are currently being utilized, and to put some thought into how they would like to better utilize them in the future—to improve operations,...

Eric Sack, GISP GIS Support and Development, Government
Mapping in an Emergency: Identifying Vulnerable Populations During COVID-19

At the end of February, we announced the launch of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities GIS Consortium, a program that brings increased access to affordable GIS services for municipalities in Connecticut. Little did we know that less...

Kate Doiron Government, Mobile, desktop, and server applications
Meet Benjamin Maloney, Demographer/Data Analyst

Where are you from and where do you live now?  Originally, I’m from Louisiana, but I’ve lived in enough cities that I feel I can certifiably say that I’m from nowhere and/or everywhere. I’ve spent just enough time in northern...

McKay Larrabee Staff and Culture
COVID-19 in Connecticut

FLO and the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities created a web-mapping application to help Connecticut municipalities identify where in their communities the COVID-19 outbreak might present the greatest public health challenge. Explore...

John McKenzie Government, Mobile, desktop, and server applications, Spatial Analysis
COVID-19: FLO’s Commitment to Our Staff, Communities, and Clients

As the number of COVID-19 cases grows in our communities, we want to take a moment to reach out to our clients and friends and let you know how we’re working to be good neighbors and part of the solution to this outbreak, while continuing to...

Tyler Vick Staff and Culture
Meet Jed Roberts, Senior GIS Analyst

Where are you from and where do you live now? I spent my formative years on the western shores of Michigan’s lower peninsula. I made the move to Oregon for graduate school (go Beavers!) and have been in Portland ever since. What do you...

Jenny Axelrod Staff and Culture
New GIS Consortium & FLO Bring Increased Access to GIS Services for Connecticut Municipalities

We are excited to announce the launch of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities GIS Consortium! This new program will bring increased access to affordable GIS services for municipalities in Connecticut. CCM created the GIS Consortium out...

John McKenzie GIS Support and Development, Government, Uncategorized
Meet Eric Sack, Senior GIS Analyst

Where are you from and where do you live now? I was born and raised in Dunwoody, Georgia, and have lived in Portland, Oregon, since 2001. What do you do at FLO? I am a senior GIS analyst in the local government/utilities sector....

Grant Herbert, GISP Staff and Culture
Enrollment Projections: What Methods Work Best?

At FLO, we specialize in enrollment projections for school districts. Why? Because they’re the building blocks of effective school district planning. Only with detailed and accurate projections are districts able to site schools in the best...

Tyler Vick School Districts