If you work in a GIS or Engineering field, you are likely incredibly familiar with either CAD or GIS, but behind the curve when it comes to the other. This makes sense and is completely understandable when your work focuses more on one program. CAD, or Computer Aided Drawing, is a program used by a […]
It’s about the data
Working in the UAV world isn’t always about the drone. In fact, the drone is only one piece of a single stage of an accurate high resolution mapping workflow. This blog will outline various stages of the GEO Jobe UAV process. It will then highlight one example of the final stages by focusing on extracting […]
Sharing (GIS Data) is Caring
Sharing data can be a touchy subject. In general, it seems that people and institutions do not like their research and findings being freely accessible to the public. If you have worked on any project requiring data you could not collect on your own, you have more than likely jumped onto the World Wide Web […]
Making the point with UAV
A question came up recently in a conversation about the different products and stages of processing and presenting data captured by UAVs. I’ll use a recent construction monitoring project to demonstrate some nice examples of the various stages of the photogrammetric processing workflow. This will also show and describe some of the products and deliverables […]
What will the World Be like by 2040 for GIS Professionals? In 2020 we have seen how GIS has become absolutely ingrained in how the modern world works and operates. In another 20 years, what will GIS technology or the world for GIS professionals be like for them? We asked members of our team at […]
We All Want To Be Treasure Hunters
Sometimes, we need to take a break from the daily grind of typical GIS work.
Just in time for ESRIUC, Survey123 for ArcGIS Gets an Update to v2.8
The annual ESRIUC is just around the corner, and you know what that means – plenty of new functionality, fixes, and updates to the ArcGIS platform and supporting solutions. There’s no question that data is king, and updates to data collection tools and solutions are always greeted warmly. Those of you who are in the […]
ArcGIS Online Strategies and Tips for Effective Cross-Organization Sharing
It wasn’t too long ago that our COO, David Hansen (@dhansen601) shared some thoughts, stating “ArcGIS Online is the largest global repository of geospatial information in the history of the species.” Yes indeed, there is data galore available to the community via ArcGIS Online – lot’s of it! We are reminded of this in a blog […]
GIS Mapping Services Realizing the Benefits of UAV Collected Imagery
The GIS mapping services division of GEO Jobe has been quite active with UAV technology over the last year. We’ve turned to cutting edge hardware and software solutions to take to the sky and support some of our existing clients (and new ones) with imagery & analysis derived from UAV (drone) data acquisition.
Open Data, ArcGIS Hub and Tips for Creating an Open Data Site
Recall, last year (2017) Esri made the move and renamed ArcGIS Open Data to ArcGIS Hub (hub.arcgis.com) – the same capabilities from Esri but wrapped into a new product with even more functionality.