A Call for an Open Spatial Data Infrastructure

  Today I'm getting on my soapbox. I've long been a vocal…

Communicating Value of GIS to Policy-Makers

Over the past several years, I have been involved in leading…
Aerial photo downtown Indianapolis Circle

Indiana Statewide Orthophotography Program

In 2005, Indiana introduced an ambitious Statewide Orthophotography…

The Economic Benefits of the IndianaMap

From transportation to public safety to economic development,…

Humble Beginnings for Local Data: Parcel Data in the IndianaMap

National and statewide GIS coordinating bodies have sought for…

Walkscore.com Using Free Zillow Neighborhood Boundary GIS Data

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I've been very interested in the news stories I've read about…

IndianaMap Local Participation Halfway There

Local government participation (i.e., accommodating data sharing…

The Importance of Map Data Interoperability

Emergency Response Maps After 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina,…

GoogleMap Gone Too Far?

You may have already marveled at GoogleMap's new "street view"…

Proposal for a Quid Pro Quo Model for Geographic Data Exchange

Quid pro quo (Latin for "something for something" [1]) indicates…