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More on Map Middle East

One of the recurring topics amongst the excellent programme at Map Middle East was the common issue of implementing spatial data infrastructures (SDI). This topic seems to come up in every geographic area at almost every scale from local to global ā€“ the common element always seems to be how do you prove the value […]

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The power of the customer…

Peter Cochrane ex-CTO of BT, has a very interesting post in his blog this week at silicon.com. He makes the point which I have made a couple of times, that the customer is increasing in command of distruptive technology which will upset the current markets and displace the incumbent major supplier – This really is […]

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Map Middle East

Iā€™m currently attending the Map Middle East 2005 conference in Dubai, and the fantastic cosmopolitan nature of the city is very much reflected in the GI industry of the Middle East ā€“ where the highly skilled and massive capacity GI industry of India meets the high technology free market of Europe and the USA resulting […]

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More examples of Flash Maps

A good selection of Flash Election Maps from Kevin Lynch (Chief Software Architect) at Macromedia and some interesting comments on the Adobe acquisition.

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Technology

Must hear – The Triumph of Technology

Just caught the latest of Reith 2005 lectures on Radio 4 delivered by Lord Broers, fantastic stuff looking at the impact of Technology on society and how innovation takes place. You can listen on line at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/reith2005/ and for a week after each lecture download to podcast. Makes you proud of the BBC !! Written […]