GISPro Ignite Talks: 13 Talks in 13 Sentences

 

Greg Babinski

GIS disruption (and disruption in general) is good and originates from laziness (which Jack supports by providing tools to do our work).

 

Rachel Shmookler

 

How to move PDF data of river from a report into a GIS.

 

Justin Jobin

 

GIS can help politicians avoid embarrassment (by not turning out streetlights when it’s a bad idea).

 

Michael Olkin

 

Breaking down silos is good - and we need to do so pro-actively in an incremental way using (1) stored procedures, (2) RDBM spatial formats, and (3) query layers, etc.

 

Randy Hale

 

Carpe diem.

 

David Holmes

 

Crowdsourcing is good and Intergraph Mobile Alert supports it.

 

Kevin Mickey

 

URISA Professional Practices Division is a way to share info between members.

 

Thomas Harrington


Demo of the AppGeo app for Gloucester, MA Dept of Public Works that took its maps/info from paper and brains into databases to be accessed via mobile.

 

Shane White

 

How we do GIS in Rhode Island (“a small state”) as revealed by pictures of Shane’s office and many maps.

 

Adena Schutzberg

 

MOOCs are good; you should take one. (links)

 

Anthony Robinson

 

I taught an intro level mapping class as a MOOC; it was awesome (he didn’t say that but conveyed it).

 

Don Cooke

 

Esri Community Maps hosts and shares data from contributing authoritative sources.

 

Members of the URISA Vanguard Cabinet

 

URISA members under 35 are being disruptive.

 


Published Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Written by Adena Schutzberg


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