July 2015

Database Models

Sniff test from the wiktionary (idiomatic) An informal reality check of an idea or proposal, using one’s common sense or sense of propriety. Database model from the wiktionary A fundamental way of organization of data in…

Where are all the GIS jobs going?

There have been several layoffs over the last few months due to declining oil and gas prices and trends toward more cost effective management practices….

Spatial Database Management

A relational database management system (RDBMS) is a way of storing information in a manner that enforces consistency, facilitates access, and allows users to relate…

Exprodat Software Enhances Play Assessment

Exprodat, the oil and gas ArcGIS platform specialist, understands that exploration departments within oil and gas companies are under huge pressure to better understand opportunities and make better exploration decisions. The recently released version 222 of Exploration Analyst is a key tool for people tasked with these crucial activities.

Blue Marble Geographics Announces its 2015 6th Annual User Conference in Arlington, Virginia

Hallowell, Maine – July 7, 2015 – Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce that the 2015 Blue Marble User Conference (BMUC) will take place in Arlington, VA on Tuesday October 6. This annual event provides industry experts, Blue Marble software users, product developers, and applications specialists with a forum for sharing experiences and exchanging ideas on the current and future developments in the Global Mapper and Geographic Calculator platforms. Blue Marble’s geospatial data manipulation, visualization and conversion solutions are used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at software, oil and gas, mining, civil engineering, surveying, and technology companies, as well as governmental and university organizations.

Choosing An Online Mapping Service

The availability of online mapping services has exploded over the past few years, and today there is a wide range of products and capabilities available…

When to Automate a GIS Workflow

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Third Party ArcGIS Desktop Extensions

When needing to expand your ArcGIS Desktop capabilities, there are several third party extensions that can perform a wide-variety of tasks and make routine workflows…