FOSS4G Nashville 2022

For Posterity – here is the schedule for the FOSS4G event In Nashville. It’s weird – I finally did some digging and this is the 4th Event I’ve run. We did one other meeting in Huntsville that I was half way involved in. We were talking last...

ESRI’s File Based Geodatabase and QGIS

With QGIS 3.28.1 being released you get this one new thing that I thought I’d never see. Way back in June (2022) this popped up on twitter: Yes – GDAL 3.6 would have the ability to edit ESRI File Based Geodatabases. Back in 2014 GDAL gained the ability to...

Advertising and the Great Tweet

Business. It’s complicated. One of the more complicated things I’ve done has been advertising. How do you advertise a small GIS Consulting Shop? Ads on “The Internet”? Magazine? Direct Mailings? Word of mouth? The answer is “word of...

FOSS4G Nashville Updates

wiki: https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/20221201-Nashville-foss4g OK – Updates. When this conference first started a few years back it was a wild hope that I could start a community building event here in the Southeastern US. Every year I was always amazed that people...
FOSS4G Nashville Nov 30-Dec 2nd 2022

FOSS4G Nashville Nov 30-Dec 2nd 2022

It’s happening. The big plan for the FOSS4G style meetings I’ve held around here has been “grow this beyond me”. At the TN GIS conference this year I was approached by Two people from Vanderbilt and this now gets a little bit bigger and better....
Beck Knob Project

Beck Knob Project

If I ever had to stand behind one thing I’ve learned as a business and working in Geo – there is no end to free work. A few years ago I had to do a hard stop on volunteer projects and settle on one a year. That one can be one week in length. It can be 6...