ArcGIS Professional – Lots of rumours….but what is it?

There is a buzz in the ESRI camp, its shrouded in mystery and plenty of talk about a new application which ISN’T ArcMap, ISN’T CityEngine or Enterprise…..ESRI have gone to town with the ninja marketing, even though this new application isn’t due out until Q1 (or 2) next year there is a new Twitter account (@ArcGISPro) and […]

Ordnance Survey back the need for cartogtraphic design

What is a map? Is it the data or the way it is representated so that it can be understood?….Pretty much the eternal “chicken and egg” scenario. It is refreshing to see that today (15th October 2013), Ordnance Survey, the award winning cartographers and UK survey specialists, have released a plethora of guides on cartographic […]

Return of Ordnance Survey’s free OS OpenData Masterclasses

Data makes the GIS world happen, good quality data is essential and FREE good quality data is rare. So when Ordnance Survey released their Open Data product it was met with a mixed review. Initially there was some disappointment that there wasn’t the full level of detail that one would expect from the Mastermap product, […]