GISuser founder, Glenn Letham (@gletham) has started a new Podcast, GeoGeeksatHome. Enjoy discussions with GIS, surveying, and mapping industry professionals while they continue with their jobs working at home.
Archives for March 2020
The following are a couple of informative free papers suggested for workers and companies being affected by the COVID-19 outbreak – essentially, that means all of us.
Ok, you just got the call, or the memo from the boss.
“We have made a corporate decision that it is in the best interest of all of us and our community, that our company adopts a work from home strategy. Commencing immediately, all workers will now continue as usual from a remote, home office location.”
Sadly, due to the recent coronavirus situation we are now living in a time (hopefully briefly) where businesses have been requested to turn to virtual or online event solutions. This being an alternative to large, in-person gatherings. Numerous virtual conferences and tradeshows have been canceled (Esri DevSummit, AdobeMAX, Google I/O) and alternative solutions are now being planned in favor of the traditional, in-person gathering in a confined venue space.
Well, here we are in the middle of what appears to be a looming, Global pandemic. So, where are you getting your information from? Perhaps more important, what maps, webmaps, and web data (WMS) portals are you consulting for information and updates?
The best thing you can do for your business is to have a security-first mentality. No company is exempt from falling victim to a breach because of their size – both large and small companies are at risk. Get this overview on everything you need to know to protect your business.
At the time of writing this blog I’m located in Fort Collins, Colorado, and if you’ve ever been to the CO Front Range, you might have an idea why I decided to share a post on the topic of trains. Trains can cause major blockages and slowdowns for automobile commuters and contribute greatly to congestion. Are there any apps or solutions that can assist though?
Fort Collins (roughly 100,000 people) is a relatively small city, however, at times the city can experience some big time traffic headaches. Lately, a topic on the minds of many commuters is that of getting stuck behind a long train. And yes indeed, I did get stuck behind a train the other morning while on my way to an event – the inspiration for this post!
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