An Interview with Steve Strand, GIS pro and race car driver
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Analyzing heart-pounding data: An Interview with Steve Strand, GIS pro and race car driver

I met Steve Strand at the USC Los Angeles Geospatial Summit. He presented his work on integrating homespun geospatial analysis and his own love of race car driving! Sick. I was instantly intrigued. Hope you enjoy his work as much as I do.


Want your GIS students to excel as pros? Try service learning!

Students that participate in GIS-based community service learning projects have the opportunity to apply classroom learning to real-world problems, gaining valuable experience that can help them succeed as GIS professionals; at the same time, they can make significant contributions to their community. The benefits to the students and the community seem obvious, but service learning is not as common as one might expect, primarily because educators face a variety of challenges to implementation.


Utilities: Are you ready for the next Perfect Storm?

Shortly before Christmas 2013, more than one million North American residents lost power as an aggressive ice storm cut a wide swath across the central and eastern portions of the U.S. and Canada. Although this storm took place more than two years ago, this multi-day storm event still offers us a vivid example of why utility companies must have sophisticated plans in place to effectively prepare and deploy resources for recovery efforts.


Improve customer relations, service and the bottom line with Spectrum Spatial™ from Pitney Bowes

Poor quality customer service information can negatively impact the financials, service delivery and customer relationships that are vital for a company to thrive in today’s intensely competitive markets. Customer data management services that accurately identify and locate customers with geographic precision in relation to the business network are critical for continued company success. In this article, we’ll look at best practices for the design and implementation of Customer Information Management real-time web services, in the context of a use case implemented with Pitney Bowes Spectrum™ Technology Platform software.


Upcoming Webinars

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TOMORROW: Thursday, April 23rd
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How Big Data Can Be Leveraged for Transportation Planning

Wednesday, May 13th
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Turning Up the Speed of GIS with MapInfo Raster

Tuesday, May 19th
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RIEGL LIDAR 2015: One Conference in Two Exiting Locations RIEGL's third User Conference for Terrestrial, Mobile, Airborne, Unmanned, and Industrial Laser Scanning will be held May 5-8 in Hong Kong and Guangzhou (Canton), China. Experience the future of LiDAR technology! More information on the diverse and exiting agenda, captivating keynotes, presentations and workshops is available at Register now!


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