Happy New Year

by mbishop |January 3, 2009|No Comments

Wishing you all a happy new year from everyone on the Stratus team, Thanks

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In the data quality jungle something is stirring

by mbishop |December 31, 2008|No Comments

Here is an interesting article that does a good job articulating some of the new technology opportunities that MapInfo & Group1 combined bring to the table. I like the article as it hints at some of the new capabilities we can offer without going into too much technical detail. Also in my opinion phrases like […]

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AGI INSPIRE Workshop

by mbishop |December 19, 2008|No Comments

I will be attending the INSPIRE Data Specification Workshop on the 8th January 2009 in London. This is primarily a technical meeting that I hope will set out more details on the specifications around data & metadata. If anyone is attending and is interested in catching up over a coffee drop me a message. If […]

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Crime In Focus

by mbishop |December 11, 2008|No Comments

Ian Broadbent, Strategic Industry Manager, Policing and Crime Analysis has produced a best practice guide to UK public crime mapping: Crime in Focus. Ian has over 20 years in crime analysis with West Midlands, Staffordshire and latterly the Greater Manchester Police, Ian is well versed in the challenges and opportunities which public crime mapping presents. […]

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Holy Cow Batman!

by mbishop |December 8, 2008|No Comments

I was thinking the other day that we haven’t put any recent shots of Connect up on the blog recently. We’ve spent a lot of time of late working on the administration side of things, and soon enough I’ll put up some screen shots of that. One of my engineers was recently showing how a […]

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Data Is King

by mbishop |December 8, 2008|No Comments

It seems recently there has been a lot of comment on user forums, blogs and even national newspapers around data ownership in the UK. As many UK organisations, but particularly government ones, obtain their data from the Ordnance Survey this isn’t a new thing. However the exchanges between a well known search engine and the […]

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Old Poll – New Poll

by mbishop |November 21, 2008|No Comments

Old poll – although not scientific and with limited responses Microsoft won the corporate browser wars (in this poll). New Poll: Do you use metadata? INSPIRE is just around the corner and metadata is a big part of the spatial infrastructure for Europe. A question I ask every customer is ‘are you capturing metadata?’ More […]

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