Linda Foster

Linda Foster oversees Esri’s worldwide strategic vision for land records, cadastre, surveying, and land administration. Long recognized as a champion for bringing GIS and geospatial technologies to unique and challenging situations, she has spent much of her career improving the outcomes of timeless, lands-based challenges. A leader in professional organizations, she is currently serving on the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) board of directors, has served as a mentor for the URISA mentorship network, and led statewide design of low distortion projections for inclusion in the National Geodetic Survey’s (NGS) upcoming datum updates. Foster is a registered professional land surveyor and certified GIS professional. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering, and a Master’s degree in GIS from Penn State University.

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Five Tips to Jumpstart Your Parcel Migration to ArcGIS Pro

Be prepared to approach migration to ArcGIS Pro with confidence and complete the process before ArcMap deprecation.

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Esri’s LAMP and Trimble Geospatial Support Fit-for-Purpose in Developing Countries Worldwide

Esri & Trimble partner to offer high-accuracy GNSS in LAMP, aiding data collection for land agencies in developing nations.

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Enhancing Equity within Land Records

Equity in land records is crucial for accurate land assessments. Learn how GIS technology helps advance equity in this industry.

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Trends in Land Records 2023 – Parcel Mapping 2.0

Check out Esri's trending topics that were discussed on parcel mapping at the 2023 Esri User Conference (UC).

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GIS Enhances Land Surveying Student Competition

24 teams from across the U.S. participated in the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) annual student competition.

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The Five W’s of Right-of-Way and How GIS Can Help You Succeed

Right-of-Way acquisition and management are key for successful infrastructure projects. GIS plays a vital role in supporting these processes.

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