Mandatory Drone Registration for the UK Looms Closer

From 30th November, it will be mandatory for all drone ownerss or model aircraft owners of drones/planes weighing more than 250g (8.8oz) up to 20kg (44lbs) to register their details with the CAA

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

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

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

Web Mapping for Dummies – My personal experience

I'm back! Yes, I know, I said that a month ago but baby number 4 arrived as well as building a new intranet map system for the company I work for AND writing articles for a magazine set to take over the world - xyHt. Building your own web mapping system has become a right … Continue reading Web Mapping for Dummies – My personal experience

What is Bayes analysis and how can it benefit your business? (The GIS bit)

Okay, so in the last blog I shamefully shared a great article from Butler Analytics on Bayes analysis and WHAT it was. Question is how does that have implications on my GIS? In the second article from Butler Analytics, they describe some of the applications of analysis. I would dearly love to see some of … Continue reading What is Bayes analysis and how can it benefit your business? (The GIS bit)