Tuesday, December 4th 2012
Autodesk University 2012 provided diverse educational opportunities for attendees, but also gave them a unique perspective on how to design better and innovate more, and offered time to “think.” Editor in Chief Joe Francica ultimately found the conference a refreshing change. He explains how attendees were encouraged to use design software for a greater purpose.
Monday, November 19th 2012
Last week I attended Bentley System's "Be Inspired" Awards Conference where the company presents the finalists and award winners for the top engineering and infrastructure projects submitted from around the world. Having adjudicated this competition in past years, I can tell you from personal experiece that the imagination, creativity and hard work that goes into these projects are true examples of human ingenuity.
Monday, November 12th 2012
If you have over
Monday, November 5th 2012
Utilities are implementing fiber optic networks to support the increased communication loads needed manage the large customer base. Truckee Donner Public Utility District in California turned to Telvent to plan its network. Ian Fitzgerald, with the Truckee Donner Utility, and Danny Petrecca, of Telvent, share details of their experience building this enterprise solution.
Wednesday, October 24th 2012
A survey of companies that employ geospatial works reveals U.S. organizations’ current and future hiring plans.
Thursday, October 18th 2012
President Obama signed
Monday, September 24th 2012
The Spatial Computing-2020 workshop was organized to address the current scattering of research in spatial computing across many sub-disciplines. The organizing committee behind the event shares the big takeaways from the September meeting held in Washington DC.
Thursday, September 20th 2012
In this article, authors Jantien Stoter, Joris Goos and Athina Trakas describe CityGML and take a look at how National Spatial Data Infrastructure stakeholders in The Netherlands worked together to establish a national 3D standard that aligns to both the existing national 2D standards and the international OGC standard for 3D geoinformation, CityGML.
Monday, September 17th 2012
Last week a memorial event was held in Ottawa for Wolfgang Bitterlich, one of the early technical innovators in spatial analyics. Here is a retrospective provided by Geoff Zeiss, one of Bitterlich's former colleagues.
Wednesday, September 12th 2012
"Geospatially speaking, we’ve created a bit of a mess in this country. Over time, we’ve developed a mish-mash of conflicting policies and laws across all levels of government," says David Hocking, president of the Spatial Industries Business Association in Australia. But in this article, Hocking supports a "coherent legislative framework for sharing government-held spatial information between agencies."