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Garden Mapping with GIS: “Time for Spring Mapping?

Well friends, Spring has arrived in the Northern Hemisphere, and for many of us that means spending more time outside hiking, camping, boating, swimming, and for some of us, Gardening.  For gardeners, this is an exciting, if somewhat challenging time.  Getting the garden set up, deciding what to grow, prepping soil, planning, and yes, Mapping …

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Catholic schools use gis to expand opportunities to under served communities.

Private School Market Analysis:  Archdiocese of Seattle Catholic Schools: While it might seem unlikely that schools would seek out the services of a GIS Consultant, this is the story of just such a scenario.  The GIS literature is sprinkled with examples of cases where GIS is used to help with school related issues.  Examples include …

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The Case for a generalist gis consultant

A few months ago I read an excellent article by Angie Wang of Omnitek Consulting. In Generalist vs. Specialist,  Ms. Wang explored the relative strengths, weaknesses, and roles of a consulting from two  perspectives. One, the development of a “well rounded” education and experience portfolio(a generalist approach); and Two, that of a Specialist; one who …

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