Weekly updates.

The U.S. Census Bureau has awarded ESRI, Redlands, Calif., several contracts valued at more than $8 million to provide software products, training and support to improve the accuracy of its data. ESRI will supply the U.S. Census Bureau with ArcGIS and other software products for the agency, a training plan and virtual campus subscriptions over the next two years, and a contract that provides on-site support and consulting throughout various divisions in the agency.