Monatsarchiv: März 2014

Services or raw data? Invalidate your cache, stupid!

Imagine, you are dependent on Open Government Data and want to include them in your workflow. Do you prefer web services (like WFS or Esri’s Feature services) or do you want the raw data? On Twitter and offline, I had several discussions on this topic. In the following, I summarize my thoughts for future reference1. What is Open Government Data anyway? I like to think of the use of Open Government Data (or Open Data)...

Review of the 2014 Esri Partner Conference and Developer Summit

(Eine deutsche Fassung dieses Beitrags finden sie hier) From 9 to 13 of March, Christoph Graf and I have attended the Esri Partner Conference and the Esri Developer Summit in Palm Springs. In this blog post we report on, and assess, some of the trends that we identified primarily during the Partner Conference. First of all, let’s state that this year’s conference was not dominated by a single buzzword (or at least less than it was by the term „cloud“ three years ago). (We will...

Rückblick auf Esri Partner Conference und Developer Summit 2014

(An English version of this text can be found here) Ralph Straumann und ich haben vom 9. bis 13. März 2014 in Palm Springs die Esri Partner Conference sowie den Esri Developer Summit besucht. In diesem Beitrag berichten wir über die Trends, die wir vor allem an der Partner Conference identifiziert haben, und ordnen diese in einen grösseren Rahmen ein. Zuerst lässt sich feststellen, dass es dieses Jahr nicht ein bestimmtes Schlagwort gab, das die ganze Konferenz durchzogen hat –...