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About Data    |   February 4, 2015   |   By Greg Schleusner

What Microsoft’s HoloLens Means to the AEC Industry

Today’s guest blogger is Greg Schleusner. Greg is an architect and the Director of buildingSMART Innovation at HOK, the largest US-based architecture engineering firm. Around a year ago, Greg started using FME to help facilitate a better urban planning workflow to help HOK’s 40+ different project groups and 150+ different software applications work together more smoothly. […]

Author:
Greg Schleusner
DATA
About Data    |   February 1, 2015   |   By Dale Lutz

Esri & Google in a Post Google Earth Enterprise World

“Google and Esri are working closely together to provide replacement software and training to all of Google’s enterprise customers and partners that have implemented Google Earth Enterprise and Google Maps Engine technology. Esri will be providing the new 10.3 version of ArcGIS for Server and related client/app technology to all Google Earth Enterprise and Google […]

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Dale Lutz
FME
About FME    |   January 28, 2015   |   By Tiana Warner

How to Migrate your Google Maps Engine Data

Following Google’s recent announcement that they’re discontinuing support for Maps Engine, you’re likely in the middle of deciding where to move your GME data. If you still have no idea where to go, check out my last blog post on 6 alternative systems worth considering. You have exactly one year before your GME data disappears […]

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Tiana Warner
FME
About FME    |   January 23, 2015   |   By Dale Lutz

A Week of Geospatial Change seen through a HoloLens

One week ago we released FME 2015.0 and I blogged about how 2015 is likely to be a year of great changes. Let’s quickly see how we’re doing one week in. Well, on Tuesday, Google shocked pretty much everyone and ended a multi-year foray into the enterprise spatial data management realm by announcing the imminent […]

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Dale Lutz
DATA
About Data    |   January 20, 2015   |   By Tiana Warner

6 Google Maps Engine Alternatives

Google has announced that they’re ending support for Google Maps Engine. If you’ve used Google Maps Engine to store your vector and raster data, you should be aware that your GME data will disappear on January 29, 2016. No better time than the present to migrate your geographic data to a replacement Maps Engine solution. But […]

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Tiana Warner
FME
About FME    |   January 15, 2015   |   By Dale Lutz

FME 2015: Ready for a Year of Change

“Change is the only constant in life”. So wrote the Greek philosopher Heraclitus roughly 2600 years ago. I wonder what he’d make of 2015, even only two weeks in. Energy prices defying common wisdom and falling to multi-year lows, with differing impacts on government, corporate, and personal budgets. Companies and governments scrambling in aftermath of […]

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Dale Lutz
FME
About FME    |      |   By Mark Ireland

What’s Great in FME Desktop 2015

Below is a technical summary of all the new and updated applications, functionality, and formats in FME Desktop 2015. See a general overview of what’s new at safe.com/fme/new/, and be sure to join our upcoming webinars that take a closer look into the new FME Desktop and FME Server. Details on what’s great in the new FME Server / FME […]

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Mark Ireland
FME
About FME    |   December 19, 2014   |   By Tiana Warner

Top 3 Everything FME of 2014

To close out 2014, we’ve compiled our most popular resources of the year, including videos, articles, and graphics. We included a few FME usage statistics, and even our favourite fun moments of 2014. Browse through the interactive slides to see the resources, and/or read through the list below. Top webinars 5 Tips to Become an Esri Geodatabase Power User […]

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Tiana Warner
FME
About FME    |   December 18, 2014   |   By Aaron Koning

The Top Influencer for FME Server 2015? You!

Each year at this time we send out a survey asking for feedback on FME Server. Your feedback is crucial in shaping our focus for the coming year. In combination with existing enhancement requests that you’ve provided, the survey results directly impact efforts in development, knowledge base, marketing, education and documentation. This year I’m asking you to again […]

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Aaron Koning