Print Maps Give you the Big Picture-There’s Nothing like It Online

I love reading about maps in the news, especially printed maps. So, I was pleased to see this article in the Star Tribune about Tom Hedberg: Who needs GPS and Google? Minneapolis map publisher is ‘master of cartography’. Richard Chin‘s article starts out with a great example of  Tom Hedberg’s creative and useful maps. Sure, […]

Introduction of ALEX corporation, ALEXCIOUS shopping site, AuthaGraph and Geographia

The ALEX Corporation is very glad to join the IMIA as a new member. ALEX Corporation was founded in 2010 by Koichiro Tsujino, the former president of Google Japan.  ALEX is quickly introducing and exporting various highly-qualified products from Japan via their cross-border shopping site named ALEXCIOUS.  ALEX is also running a crowdfunding site named COUNTDOWN for those who want […]

IMIA Member Profile: Brian Fox (USGS)

Brian Fox is currently the Systems Development Branch Chief for USGS’s National Geospatial Technical Operations Center (NGTOC) where he oversees development activity in support of The National Map.  While at NGTOC, he’s had the opportunity to lead the adoption of Agile software development and management methods.  This has been successfully accomplished through facilitating training events, […]

IMIA Member Profile: Margaret Spyker (Xentity)

Margaret Spyker, GISP, LEED GA, is the Data Team Lead for Go Code Colorado as a Data and GIS Analyst, specializing in creating new types of data from existing sources and formatting it specifically for developers as the end user. Margaret works for Xentity, a Golden, Colorado based company that contracts with government agencies for […]