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Three, it’s the magic number…

by cmccartney | November 2, 2011 | No Comments

Last week we passed our third birthday on the Stratus blog, so once again I’d like to start by thanking you all for taking your time to visit us and have a read. This will however be the final entry for the Stratus blog, as we’ll be moving house soon to a combined PBBI site […]

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Forrester help us see the social media future for customer communications…

by cmccartney | October 20, 2011 | 1 Comment

The second day of the PBBI EMEA Partner conference saw a mix of PBBI and guest presenters. Most interesting for me, was Peter O’Neill, VP & Principal Analyst from Forrester Research. The nice thing about presentations from an analyst like Forrester is they’ve done their home work. Whether or not you agree with what is […]

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Austrians travel to Hungary for cheap Viagra…

by cmccartney | October 17, 2011 | No Comments

Yes you did read that right. It was one of the more eye catching things I learnt last week on the first day of the EMEA PBBI partner conference in Prague. I thought I would try to bring you a few highlights of the event. As many of you know I spend most of my […]

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MapInfo Spatial Server – Come and Get it…

by cmccartney | October 5, 2011 | No Comments

It’s been a busy old time recently, so my apologies for not posting recently. While I’m trying to ctach up with things, i wanted to share with you that a few months ago we ran an interview with Tom Myers, the product manager for MapInfo Spatial Server. That interview was done while we were running […]

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All hype and no trousers?

by cmccartney | August 18, 2011 | No Comments

I thought some of you might be interested in looking at this years Gartner Hype Cycle for emerging technologies. It might help a little if I put it next to the 2010 chart so you can see for yourself whats moved up and down, which you can see below. Clicking on either of the pictures […]

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MapInfo 1.2 is now Finnished…

by cmccartney | August 15, 2011 | No Comments

So fresh for a Monday morning and a shocking pun to start the week. I’m pleased to say that MapInfo Manager version 1.2 is now complete and will be available for you very shortly. Below are some of the new features and enhancements including harvesting of PostGIS, harvesting of non spatial formats, greater flexibility, security […]

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Open Source is not as free as you might think it is…

by cmccartney | August 12, 2011 | No Comments

Update: The original title for this article was actually “Open source is not the future you think it is”, which essentially while a headline grabber was not really the premise of the article. While the headline upset a few people, I think those who took time to understand the content could see the point – […]

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