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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Recall, ArcGIS Solutions for Local Government is a collection of templates for common local government workflows, apps, and tools. Recently, as of Feb 2020, a pretty hefty update was rolled out.
There were numerous updates and enhancements in this latest release, many of teh noteworthy features cited below (thanks to Scott Oppman for updating the ArcGIS Solutions for Local Government mailing list with details. [Read more…] about What’s New in ArcGIS for State and Local Government – Feb. 2020
Windows 10 includes a bunch of personalization settings that let you change your desktop background, windows colors, lock screen background, and more. Here is what you need to know to get your computer looking exactly how you want it.
This resource delves into the following topics:
- How to customize Windows 10’s appearance
- 10 ways to customize the Windows 10 start menu
- How to customize the taskbar in Windows 10
- How to use and customize the Windows 10 action center
- How to customize your icons in Windows
Explore over 100 pages of knowledge on customization for personalizing your Windows 10 experience.
It all starts (and ends) with data… I mean, after all, data is king, right? Yup, it’s an old saying, however, it still holds true. And so, this week we share 5 tips about tools/apps and solutions to assist you with your GIS field data collection.
Jobs… no doubt with the economy in a little bit of turmoil the topic of careers and possibly a career change or maybe job security is on the minds of many. I’ve noticed over the years that quite often, the end of the year is very active with job postings and new career opportunities. If there’s one time of the year you should be watching the job boards I say it’s the last week of the year and the start of the new year period.
I’ve been doing the “5 Things on Friday” thing for several years (on and off) and I was just thinking to myself, the New Year would be a great time to revive it. And so, let me start off the year by sharing 5 cool things that you might want to check out; including, a cool tree map, visual marketing tips, a mobile printing solution and more.
Seattle is part of the Open TreeMap Community – OpenTreeMap is a collaborative platform for crowdsourced tree inventory, ecosystem services calculations, urban forestry analysis, and community engagement. This amazing web service enables users to locate trees, update tree records and add trees to the inventory. Tree are organized by species and photos are also provided. The Seattle Tree Map is part of Canopy Connections, a project by the Seattle Audubon Society. See the Seattle TreeMap HERE