Monthly Archives: April 2013

How are Women Faring in the Field of Geospatial Technology?

This week I listened to an interesting, if brief, podcast by Joe Fancica and Adena Schutzberg at Directions Magazine about women working in the field of geospatial technology.  Their podcast was inspired, in turn, by questions posed by Hilary Perkin … Continue reading

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Apps Deconstructed

Last week, I discussed what enterprise architecture for deploying GEOINT apps might look like (read “Apps and Enterprise Architectures”).  This week, I want to revisit that topic with a focus on the components that make up a sophisticated GEOINT app.  … Continue reading

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Addressing Budget Constraints with Innovation and Creativity

At last week’s National Space Symposium, I had the opportunity to speak with many of our industry’s leaders and government customers about the current and future climate for space-based expenditures. It is clear that there are emerging threats as well … Continue reading

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Street-Level Remote Sensing

The geospatial community is abuzz with discussions concerning the growing abundance of remotely-sensed data–specifically, how improvements in recent years to the spatial, spectral, and temporal resolution of geospatial data intrinsically create opportunities to conduct more detailed analysis.  Many speculate what … Continue reading

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Apps and Enterprise Architectures

In the world of Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT), there has been a lot of talk lately about Apps, App Stores, and even App Malls.  There is also discussion of who will create, manage and deploy Apps, as well as how App … Continue reading

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Seeing More Than Just The Surface

When remote sensing first got going, it was really expensive. If you were going to go to all the trouble and expense of building a costly, finicky, short-lived instrument and put it in orbit, you really needed to be finding … Continue reading

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Enabling Soldiers with Geospatial Applications

Image analysis in its current state is mostly performed at the desktop level. In this type of model Geospatial Intelligence (or GEOINT) needs are passed to a set of GIS analysts who retrieve the relevant data, perform the requested analysis, … Continue reading

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