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This article from Critigen’s Community Health Team Leader, Kenny Ratliff, highlights what GIS can do for health data in our communities and nationally. Ratliff reviews how Critigen’s free app for the iPad allows users to understand how traditional BI (Business Intelligence) & GIS can come together to make big data and health data meaningful to professionals [...]
Jeff Vreeland of Geographic Information Services, Inc., a professional services GIS consulting firm, provides an introduction to a recent article from GISI about building building attribute and value crosswalks using Esri’s Data Interoperability Extension.
A GIS Analyst with consulting firm, Dar Al Handasah, Ravish Bapna has written a book about geospatial data processing using Python. Bapna holds a Master of Technology degree in Geoinformatics from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur. In this article, Bapna introduces his book, “Participatory Geospatial Development Using Python”. For the fast progress of any state, the decision makers should have accurately [...]
This guest article by Tim Hirrel takes a look at a new method for implementing turn restrictions in GIS street data. Turn restrictions (e.g. no right turn allowed or no u-turn allowed) are an important component of network data used for driving directions and logistics. Tim Hirrel is the creator of TdhGIS, a free [...]
This guest submission by Chris Brown, CEO of MangoMap, takes a look at how open data and online GIS publication platforms empower individuals to create Hurricane Sandy maps. As Hurricane Sandy began bearing down on the eastern seaboard of the U.S this weekend the National Hurricane Center were busy making updates to its predictions for [...]