Monatsarchiv: November 2015

Swiss GIS network on Twitter

Out of curiosity and 2.5 years ago, I analysed the network of Swiss GIS twitterers (article in German, French, Italian). That analysis inspired the creation of the GeoBeer event series (of which we had the 11th instalment just a few days ago) and the Twitter list by the name of ‚SwissGIS‘. You can find that one here. If you follow my private blog, you might have seen that I also made Twitter maps sometimes, e.g. here for GeoHipster (thumbs up...

Example projects: Project platforms, geodata for the DFA and automated data import

In the „projects“ series we would like to highlight from time to time some projects that our company conducted. Today, these projects encompass online collaboration platforms for projects, geodata infrastructures and services, and spatial ETL using FME. Jinsha: Collaboration platform for an international project team As part of an international team, our experts investigate the influence of climate change on water management in China. In order to support the project team, EBP built a collaboration...

Projektbeispiele: Projektplattform in China, Geodaten im EDA und AV-Interlis in Schwyz

In der Serie „Projekte“ möchten wir Ihnen in unregelmässigem Rhythmus einige Highlights aus der Arbeit von EBP Informatik vorstellen. Heute drehen sich die vorgestellten Projekte um die Themen kollaborative Projektplattformen, Geodateninfrastruktur und Spatial ETL mit FME. Jinsha: Projektplattform für ein internationales Team Unsere Expertinnen und Experten untersuchen in einem internationalen Projektteam in China den Einfluss des Klimawandels auf das Wasser-Management. EBP hat zur Unterstützung des Vorhabens eine kollaborative Projektplattform auf Basis von Microsoft Sharepoint aufgebaut. Die Sharepoint-Plattform dient...

Data Value and Expertise Value

These days, data and data scientists (and data engineers?) seem to rule the world. Companies are data-driven, problems are solved using data-driven methods and national intelligence agencies (arguably: also online retailers) extensively collect all the data they can get hold of. The data-driven approach is formalised in the Jurney-Warden Data-Value Stack: The data-value stack is to be read from the bottom up to the top. The idea of the stack suggests: the value of the data arises from raw...