Daily Archives: February 23, 2009


Blackberry maps

A press release from TDC caught my attention “New GIS software for Blackberry under $1000”. I initially thought $1000/user sounded rather pricy but in fact it is $999 for a server licence with unlimited numbers of users sitting on top of ArcGIS Server. The application looks quite neat and the list of US local government clients suggests that they have identified a market.  Many people have identified mobile workflows as “the next big thing” but […]


Ads aren’t enough

Budding geo-entrepreneurs should take time to listen to this Directions podcast that reviews 3 unsuccessful startups.  Makes me wonder whether now is such a great time for startups.


Educational Links

I have blogged a couple of times on using GI within the schools sylabus. I inteneded to regularly update the Educational Links section in the side panel here but haven’t got round to it for ages. So many thanks to Mark Smith of the Grammar School at Leeds for his mail. As for good educational links, their scarcity is part of the problem teachers face in implementing school based GIS, especially when it comes to […]