eGIS Team Manages Complex GIS Projects for Federal Government Clients, Leveraging Agile Methodologies
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Quantum Spatial, Inc., an NV5 company and the nation’s largest geospatial data firm, today announced that Cherie Jarvis has been promoted to director of the company’s eGIS business unit, the division responsible for collecting and analyzing data to develop custom applications for key government clients.
With nearly 25 years of experience in eGIS, Jarvis is a Project Management Professional (PMP), Scrum Master and Certified Scrum Product Owner. Her award-winning solutions, delivered in partnership with her clients, include a decision support tool to guide environmentally sound dredging of offshore sand shoals for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), as well as a portal to access navigation-related data and tools for sediment and ecosystem management for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
Jarvis previously served as Quantum Spatial’s eGIS practice lead and has held roles in GIS at Astadia, Zekeiah Technologies, Kleinfelder, Pacific Western Technologies and Gannett Fleming. She has delivered solutions for numerous government clients, including the Bureau of Land Management, the NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), the NOAA Office for Coastal Management (OCM) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service.
“Cherie has done tremendous work for our clients, leveraging an agile development approach to quickly deliver new solutions to market,” said Mark Abatto, president and chief operating officer of Quantum Spatial.
Quantum Spatial’s eGIS business unit delivers innovative software solutions that drive decision-making across the enterprise. The team develops and manages complex GIS projects that rely on iterative processes, ideation and design, and solution development to engage client stakeholders throughout the entire project lifecycle. Quantum Spatial integrates geospatial applications with enterprise IT systems, working with credentialed specialists in coastal and marine sciences, forestry, biology, energy and transportation in order to gather requirements and collaborate on initial designs. With experience solving big data challenges, the Quantum Spatial eGIS team ensures that the resulting applications meet business needs and delivers an optimal user experience.
Quantum Spatial’s recent eGIS projects include:
"Geospatial data is integral to so many aspects of our lives. But there are unique challenges in collecting, analyzing, then providing it in a way that is useful to a variety of constituencies," said Jarvis. "I'm very proud of the projects we've completed on behalf of our clients, and look forward to advancing the practice of agile development to deliver solutions that quickly bring real-time and historical data to the forefront for the benefit of business, government and individuals."
About Quantum Spatial, Inc.
Quantum Spatial, Inc., an NV5 company, is North America's largest geospatial services firm, providing insights to organizations that need geospatial intelligence to mitigate risk, plan for growth, better manage resources and advance scientific understanding. We combine the widest array of advanced remote sensing technologies with proprietary processes, analytics tools, algorithms, and analysis. Quantum Spatial goes beyond data acquisition and measurement, transforming high-quality, accurate data into usable information tailored to meet our clients' needs. Major government agencies, the military, and corporate organizations of all sizes, including utilities, oil and gas producers, engineering and construction firms, depend on Quantum Spatial to revolutionize the way they use and value geospatial data through end-to-end solutions that push the boundaries of data and analytics. For more information visit quantumspatial.com, join us on LinkedIn or follow us on Twitter @QuantumSpatial.