The effects of the partial government shutdown already can be felt in the geospatial community. With no agreement from Congress on a government funding bill, the shutdown not only affected federal employees but also contractors that work for government agencies.
John Hetzler 01 October 2013
Established as an engineering firm in 1985, Tuck Mapping has grown to a full-service photogrammetric and mapping services company that hasn’t strayed far from its roots. Its most recent success came with the integration of the Leica RCD30 and the Applanix POSTrack GNSS/IMU flight management system.
Kevin Corbley 25 September 2013
Brian Raber discusses the upcoming Geospatial and Engineering International Conference in Alexandria, Va., on Nov. 13-14.
John Hetzler 23 September 2013
Even in favorable economic times, growing a small business into a larger organization is a formidable challenge. Magnolia River, an infrastructure and geospatial solutions firm founded in 2000, has evolved from a two-person company operating inside a living room to a 100-plus employee firm.
Linda Duffy 18 September 2013
Next week’s GIS-Pro 2013: URISA’s 51st Annual Conference for GIS Professionals in Providence, R.I., features a session on women in GIS. Conversation facilitators, including Diana Maties, a GIS specialist at CDM Smith, and six panelists will share personal experiences in the field as well as begin discussion to identify challenges facing women in the profession.
Benita Mehta 12 September 2013
Trying to obtain survey-grade accuracy from GIS data is working from the wrong end of data. When it comes to GIS grade versus survey grade, why not collect the highest quality, most accurate, most complete information?