Virtualisation, the greatest tool you don’t [currently] use

Originally posted on xyHt:¬†http://www.xyht.com/spatial-itgis/virtualisation-the-greatest-tool-you-dont-currently-use/ This post is dedicated to a good friend, Chris Johnson who, when we worked together a few years back, introduced me to this cool new word....VIRTUALISATION. You see, Chris is an IT guru (see: Enterprise Systems Architect), a friend that every GIS guru should have so that there is someone there … Continue reading Virtualisation, the greatest tool you don’t [currently] use

New Job, New Goals, same Dragons8mycat

In case you aren't on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Slack, YouTube, Instagram or Geonet (don't laugh I hear there are users) I decided that I needed a new challenge and to get behind a winning team. There are many areas of the geospatial world that interest me, I am a huge fan hydrography and positional accuracy, … Continue reading New Job, New Goals, same Dragons8mycat

The Geotest….some interesting stats

Over 300 people have taken the test I set on the internet so far, for those who have taken it, I thought you might like to see some statistics on it.

Terminology used in the GIS Industry

GLOSSARY OF GIS TERMINOLOGY Definitions Provided By: Maps for America - Third Edition - Text obtained from World Atlas accuracyDegree of conformity with a standard. Accuracy relates to the quality of a result and is distinguished from precision which relates to the quality of the operation by which the result is obtained.adjustmentProcess designed to remove … Continue reading Terminology used in the GIS Industry

What is "GIS"….let's decide once and for all

A blast from the past, here is the most popular post from last year. What is GIS?...It's been done to a death be everyone but I think they are missing something

The #GISTribe Challenge

Intro So, after a lot of talk with @WildlifeGISgirl, @UUDreams, @Brian_Bancroft & the plethora of super geoninja on the #GISTribe forum (is it a forum, a meet, a symposium or even a tweeting?).....I think I have the happenings of an outline for a challenge but feel free to comment and advise on how this can … Continue reading The #GISTribe Challenge