Wednesday, May 1st 2013
Thursday, April 25th 2013
Who will offer the first massive open online course (MOOC) aimed at teaching the basics of GIS? It may well be Peggy Minnis of Pace University. She’s counting on her years of face-to-face and online teaching, her library of videos and her energy to build a GIS 101 open online course. Executive Editor Adena Schutzberg reports it is expected to debut in the next six to nine months.
Wednesday, March 20th 2013
There has been a lot of talk about Esri’s new
Monday, February 25th 2013
The Getty Conservation Institute and the World Monuments Fund are working together to create new open source software purpose-built to help inventory and manage heritage places. It turns out those who work in cultural heritage need something more than a GIS.
Monday, February 4th 2013
Many preserved lands require prescribed livestock grazing as a management tool to promote healthy habitats for protected species. This article by environmental analyts from WRA Inc. describes the Cowpacity model for a grazing capacity by using GIS modeling methods.
Wednesday, January 30th 2013
GDAL and OGR are key open source libraries that allow for translation between data formats. GDAL supports raster formats; OGR vector formats. What if you could put the power of the libraries into ArcGIS Desktop? You can, via an open source GDAL/OGR plug-in for ArcGIS. Bill Dollins took the plug-in for a spin and offers this review.
Thursday, December 20th 2012
Executive Editor Adena Schtuzberg picked out the top All Points Blog posts from the last three months. If you missed them the first time around - here's an opportunity to catch up!
Wednesday, December 19th 2012
Executive Editor Adena Schtuzberg picked out the top podcasts from the last three months. If you missed them the first time around - here's an opportunity to catch up!
Tuesday, December 18th 2012
Directions Magazine’s Editor in Chief Joe Francica and Executive Editor Adena Schutzberg evaluate their predictions for 2012 and look ahead. Can they keep up the pace for 2013 and do their bold predictions offer insights into the trends that will shape the geospatial marketplace next year?
Monday, December 17th 2012
Each year Executive Editor Adena Schutzberg picks out 10 events, ideas, themes, products, etc. that stood out over the preceding 12 months.