While we’re out visiting clients, attending meetings, or just traveling for enjoyment, we can’t help but take note of items of interest. This blog is our receptacle to capture these sidebar inspirations, viewpoints, and points to ponder.
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To truly appreciate the mastery of centralized utility networks, just think about your house. When you wake up in the morning, it’s likely with the help of utilities. Your morning coffee, shower, quick scan of e-mail and social media, and the warm air blowing out of your register on a cool morning are all thanks […]
In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy. William Blake Blake would be right at home on campus during winter break. He’d likely get along with hibernating bears. He’d relish snowbound weekends. Admittedly, it is very tempting to pull up the covers and nap through the darker, colder, slower days of January. But […]
17 days and counting down until we ring in the new year, 2017. 17 more days of holiday tunes on the airwaves, at retail and dining locations seemingly without exception, and woven into any and all commercials and advertising. And for those of us who write checks, 17 more days of getting the date right, […]
In a previous post, we listed five reasons to develop your own municipal GIS data: control, breadth, depth, flexibility, and presentation. Taken together, the tangible outcome should be making more informed decisions. To further illustrate this issue, let’s take a look at a side-by-side comparison. The image on the left is a map developed as […]
It was reported that Americans spent $2.52 billion dollars on Halloween costumes in 2015 (http://www.statista.com/). Apparently we costumed our children, ourselves, and even our pets. (And that number is just for the costumes. Imagine the total when you include the candy and the decorations.) So, what are you going to be this year? This is […]