The global GIS market is expected to reach $14.6 billion by 2020, presenting massive opportunities for growth. At the same time, organizations are moving away from proprietary software and the burden of single-vendor lock-in towards more flexible and budget-friendly open source solutions. The concurrent rise in GIS and open source is creating new ways for […]
Patrick Cunningham is the President of Blue Marble Geographics, Hallowell Maine. Cunningham offers nearly two decades of experience in software development, marketing, sales, consulting, project management and corporate management. Originally joining Blue Marble as Director of Business Development in January 2003, Cunningham assisted with the sale of the company and took over the reins in […]
These days, the cloud has become one of the most sought-after software deployment models across the globe. However, it doesn’t mean SAP, ERP and Cloud are free from myths. In fact, it seems that the more popular a model, the higher the number of myths surrounding it. Here are some top myths surrounding SAP, ERP, […]
Year end is rapidly approaching and that leaves us with the usual questions: what was hot in 2017 and what’s on the horizon for the GeoTech industry in 2018? I reached out to several GeoTech industry leaders for their opinion and they enthusiastically shared their thoughts, experience, and vision. Thanks to James Fee, Anthony Quartararo, and […]
We recently heard the latest info from Esri Canada reps regarding ArcGIS Pro at R 2, recall the latest major update to Pro was officially released to all back in the summer near UC (see Esri blogs).
Local government, utilities, College Campus and facility managers have a new resource at their disposal to help reduce costs associated with GIS mapping efforts and to keep their GIS land base current and up to date while also saving money.
WHAT: For the first time, EarthCam’s live webcams will follow the totality of the solar eclipse throughout the United States on August 21, 2017. From the top of the Seattle Space Needle to the streets of Times Square, viewers will enjoy the extremely rare solar eclipse on www.earthcam.com.
Mapping is becoming more relevant to the average person’s every day activities than ever before. From fitness trackers like Fitbit to the Apple Watch and the activity and workout apps available for iOS to cycling and running apps like Strava and Map my Run, people are using maps to visualize their fitness, and share those […]
This October, the Supreme Court will hear a landmark case on the repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) passed by Congress in 1992. The act prohibits sports betting in all states except Nevada, Oregon, Montana, and Delaware. These states were grandfathered in, and therefore exempt to the law.
The GIS mapping services division of GEO Jobe has been quite active with UAV technology over the last year. We’ve turned to cutting edge hardware and software solutions to take to the sky and support some of our existing clients (and new ones) with imagery & analysis derived from UAV (drone) data acquisition.