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DATA
Author:
Riley Greene
Author:
Stephanie Warner
About Data    |    July 20, 2017    |    By Riley Greene and Stephanie Warner

ebook: A Guide to Excel and FME

Recently Mark Stoakes and Tia McKillop hosted a fantastic webinar on using FME to process Excel data. Stephanie and I have taken the topics they covered – appending and merging worksheets, manipulating structures, analytics and reporting – and wrapped them up into a free ebook for you to reference whenever you’re working with FME and […]

FME
Author:
Wendy Lintunen
About FME    |    July 18, 2017    |    By Wendy Lintunen

Safe Software Stands Up For Youth Mental Health

On Sunday, Team Safe took to waters at Blackie Spit in support of the Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Champion of the Crescent Corporate Relay Challenge. This event, now in its second year, raises funds in support of youth mental health initiatives throughout BC’s Fraser Valley. Safe’s team members from Team RIOT and Team Paddle of […]

DATA
Author:
Tiana Warner
About Data    |    July 12, 2017    |    By Tiana Warner

How To Get Started with Drones

In 1988, my 3-year-old cousin went missing from his backyard. On a property in rural Vancouver, the home backed onto a complex landscape of hills, holes, dense Pacific Northwest rainforest, and a raging river. The police came with sniffer dogs and the entire community banded together to help search. They couldn’t find him. Had he […]

FME
Author:
Jen Luther Thomas
About FME    |    June 30, 2017    |    By Jen Luther Thomas

FME Hackathon Recap – Pizza, S’mores, Beer… and Awesome FME Projects

As part of the evening fun at the FME UC 2017 we held our first FME Hackathon with the help and sponsorship of the team from Sweco. This article is a recap of all of the awesome ideas and projects that the attendees produced, as well as an interview with the voted winner of the FME UC Hackathon 2017!

USER
Author:
Erin Lemky
About Our Customers    |    June 14, 2017    |    By Erin Lemky

Migrating to A360 with FME: A Bonava + SWECO Project

An early adopter of A360, Bonava worked with Safe Software partner SWECO to use FME to migrate construction files from various legacy systems in eight countries and multiple languages into this emerging cloud data sharing platform. Nothing is more important in data management than ensuring people have access to the data they need. Leading Northern […]

DATA
Author:
Wendy Lintunen
About Data    |    June 6, 2017    |    By Wendy Lintunen

Women in STEM: SFU Technovation Challenge

On May 6th we had a glimpse into the future and it looks amazing! Safe Software co-founders Dale Lutz and Don Murray with participants from the SFU Technovation Challenge If you’re worried about reports of a looming skills shortage in the tech sector, and that females remain underrepresented in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) […]

USER
Author:
Riley Greene
About Our Customers    |    June 5, 2017    |    By Riley Greene

FME Beyond Spatial: Automated Enterprise Data Integration at Grant PUD

Grant PUD (Public Utilities District) is a community-owned and governed organization that offers both electric and wholesale broadband services to 40,000 customers in Grant County, WA. It operates 2 dams: the Wanapum Dam and Priest Rapids Dam, producing over 2,000 megawatts of electricity. As a not-for-profit organization striving to keep costs down for the residents […]

FME
Author:
Tiana Warner
About FME    |    May 26, 2017    |    By Tiana Warner

FME UC 2017: Friday Recap

Turns out you guys can do a lot with FME in 3 hours — especially when fuelled by pizza and beer. My partner in crime @mapgirll tweeted all the Hackathon projects earlier and will post a recap here on the blog soon, so stay tuned for that. Hackathon time in #FMEUC pic.twitter.com/7EsRd2erC5 — xuheng (@xuhengxx) May […]

FME
Author:
Tiana Warner
About FME    |    May 25, 2017    |    By Tiana Warner

FME UC 2017: Thursday Recap

Okay. That evening social though. If you need one reason to come to the next FME UC, let that be it. This is not the DDR you're looking for pic.twitter.com/KDDwzfJxSY — FME UC 2017 (@fmeuc) May 25, 2017 Running whack-a-mole – winner gets the data #fmeuc social pic.twitter.com/gE5UxrZYem — FME UC 2017 (@fmeuc) May 25, […]