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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Do I need a surveyor to map things in my community? The long answer involves lots of caveats and what-if-but-then-again scenarios, with underlying theory and math related to spherical projection models and datums. However, it isn’t important in our context of online mapping and municipal geospatial data. The short answer is “no” and “yes.” Here’s […]
Summer time and the living’s easy. Unless you’re in charge of facilities on a higher education campus. If that is the case, you may be caught up in a cycle of perpetual improvement. Many of the best campuses are. Looking back to April, remember how we discussed dotting i’s and crossing t’s? Well, we all […]
When is good enough really great? (cost vs positional accuracy of in-house data) suf ·fi ·cient sÉ’ËˆfiSHÉ’nt/ enough to meet the needs of a situation or a proposed end There is always a cost to developing geospatial data. Cost can be in the form of time or in consultant fees. Paid data geeks […]
Last year, a horse named American Pharoah swept the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes to claim the Triple Crown. This hadn’t happened since 1978 and this year, many eyes will be set to see if a horse will win the Triple Crown again this year. Statistically speaking, it is unlikely. A quick Google search […]
The First Step in Municipal GIS When it’s time to have pizza, which of these do you reach for: a phone, a frozen pizza, a bag of flour? Your first step towards starting a municipal geographic information system (GIS) is to determine your preferred project approach. Do you want to order delivery, bake frozen, or […]