Resources for Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Utilities

Written by , November 8, 2016

Green Infrastructure - stormwater

We’re currently conducting research on data management for water utilities.  Since we have a number of readers who are interested in water management, we wanted to share some resources that could be useful for water, wastewater and stormwater utilities as they plan for the future. Short descriptions and links for you to explore more information […]


Living in Claude Shannon’s Hometown

Written by , May 12, 2016


Claude Shannon: “The most important man you’ve probably never heard of.” On April 30 you may have noticed this Doodle on Google’s homepage, celebrating the 100th birthday of Claude Shannon. As a technology-based company, we wouldn’t exist if not for Shannon. His contributions to Information Theory led to developments like the mobile phone, deep space missions, and […]


Data Tools to Help Americans Thrive

Written by , March 20, 2016


Have you ever thought about how data could help improve lives? In early March 2016, the White House revealed its Opportunity Project, a place where data is easily available for tech developers to access. They can then create tools to visualize that data in a way that helps people and organizations make decisions to improve […]


Looking Forward Again: Four Thoughts on the Future of GIS in 2015 and Beyond

Written by , March 4, 2015


I wanted to share this article from the ESRI website.  While it may be speculative it is often our imagination that drives innovation.  – Alex By Michael F. Goodchild Emeritus Professor of Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara If you’re walking in any major city, chances are you are on camera. In 2011, ArcWatch asked […]


In the Newspaper!

Written by , February 4, 2015


A couple weeks ago, a writer from our local paper, The Gaylord Herald Times, contacted us about writing a piece about Line 45.  Today that article was published.  Many thanks to Ben Mero for the nice write-up.  Not only did he do a good job, but the publicity is just the kind of thing a start-up […]