By On July 22, 2019

2019 Esri User Conference Highlights

The 39th Esri User Conference is in the books. While I am old enough to have attended every single conference (plus a few more), I only have firsthand knowledge of the last 12 or so. The UC grows each year, but 2019 was palpably more crowded. Case in point: The annual Monday afternoon migration from […]

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By On July 9, 2019

A Proposal for National DOT Geospatial Data Standards

As a leading advocate of intelligent transportation system (ITS) and transportation technologies, the United States must take a hard look at the current state of the geospatial data standards and methodologies that support the nation’s land transportation network. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FWHA), in 2017 the U.S. reported a total of 4,146,000 miles […]

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By On June 11, 2019

ENR FutureTech: A Cartographer and a Lawyer Attend an Engineering Conference…

No, that’s not a joke. Todd Duwel (lawyer) and I (cartographer) traveled to San Francisco for Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) FutureTech Conference from June 3 through 5. ENR touts FutureTech as “construction’s leading technology forum,” and the more than 700 attendees were treated to three days of tech talk focused on emerging technology for enhanced productivity, […]

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By On April 19, 2019

Woolpert @ Google Cloud Next ‘19

San Francisco played host to Google’s annual Cloud Next conference from April 9 to 11, 2019. The week saw a flood of new products and enhancements across Google Cloud and G Suite—122 total (by Google’s count). To help you find the most relevant ones, I’ll point out a few of the most exciting announcements. Kubernetes […]

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