Tag Archives: Cloud

The Cloud – A Definition

In my role as someone focused on Enterprise technologies, I am frequently asked “What’s the Cloud?”.  I used to respond that the Cloud is just a big server room in the sky, but it’s really much more than that and … Continue reading

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Benefits of The Geospatial Platform – What the Federal Geographic Data Committee Knows

The term ‘Geospatial Platform’ has been tossed around for several years now. It denotes a set of services that provide a single resource for managing, visualizing, and analyzing geospatial data. It also implies a certain level of interoperability with other … Continue reading

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Mark’s Technology Plan for 2013

As this is likely my last blog post of the year, it seems appropriate to join the media bandwagon and reflect on all the good things from 2012. But I’ll spare you most of that and jump to the next … Continue reading

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From Algorithm to App – Increasing the Speed of Evolution

We’ve been talking about apps for geospatial imagery analytics and ENVI in the Cloud lately, and a couple of my colleagues and I have discussed what makes up an app.  I’ll return to that topic in the future, but I … Continue reading

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Why Your Imagery Applications Should be First to The Cloud

Today it is difficult to discuss geospatial image processing without weighing the benefits of cloud computing (read: ENVI in the Cloud). I suspect the same is true in discussing all types of big data analytics, especially in the federal defense … Continue reading

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Anatomy of an App…or “Just the Tip of the Iceberg”

My bank likes it when I spend money. All the cash flowing in and out of their pockets translates into revenue for them. My bank also likes to help me spend my money, and has created a fancy ‘App’ to … Continue reading

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Distributed Geospatial Services. This time it’s for real.

I want to talk about a topic that is both timely and timeless for our community: realizing the promise of Distributed Geospatial Services. Timely because this shift has been undergoing a resurgence (first by Google and more recently by Esri) … Continue reading

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