Tag Archives: geospatial services

Systems and Services

When we talked about software in the past, we talked about complete, closed systems that accomplished a task or set of tasks.  These applications were written by a single vendor and were based on a set of requirements as interpreted … Continue reading

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Apple Maps? Location Matters.

An interesting phenomenon just happened. A few weeks after Apple launched iPhone 5 to great fanfare (and much hyperbole) and opened iO6 to its users something stood out. Not everything was better. In fact one thing in particular was worse. … 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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