Month: August 2013

Ten Members Receive MAPPS President’s Award For Service

MAPPS, the national association for private sector geospatial firms, recognized ten individuals for their significant contributions to the association and the geospatial profession at an awards banquet held at association’s annual summer conference in Rockport, Maine.

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Professional Surveyor Interview with Brad Adams-Leica Geosystems Pegasus:One System

Dave Doyle from Professional Surveyor Magazine interviews Brad Adams about the brand new Leica Geosystems Pegasus:One mobile mapping system in this video. Watch the Professional Surveyor Interview with Brad Adams – Leica Geosystems, Pegasus 1 System Video

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CHC Releases LT400HS GNSS Handheld

Shanghai, China – (August 23, 2013) – CHC today announced the availability of the LT400HS a rugged 120-channel GPS+GLONASS Handheld Receiver designed to achieve sub-meter SBAS positioning to centimeter accuracy in RTK networks. The LT400HS is the most cost-effective and

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Silos Kill Business

Silos and paraprofessional competence/utilization are two of the biggest problems undermining our industry. In this Premium Post let’s look at silos and how they’re killing your business. The Oxford Dictionary defines silos as follows: noun (plural silos) a system, process,

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup August 25, 2013

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: USGS The National Map Corps Crowd-Sourcing the Nation: Now a National Effort Trimble Introduces Ashtech Next Generation High-Performance, High-Accuracy GNSS Module for System Integrators Selling Surveying: Customer Call Back Timing Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup

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USGS The National Map Corps Crowd-Sourcing the Nation: Now a National Effort

Crowd-Sourcing the Nation: Now a National Effort The USGS continues to expand its crowd-sourcing of geographic data and is seeking volunteers nation-wide to contribute structures information The mapping crowd-sourcing program, known as The National Map Corps (TNMCorps), encourages citizens to collect structures data by adding

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Trimble Introduces Ashtech Next Generation High-Performance, High-Accuracy GNSS Module for System Integrators

Trimble Introduces Ashtech Next Generation High-Performance, High-Accuracy GNSS Module for System Integrators WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2013—Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today the Ashtech MB-One GNSS module. The MB-One delivers highly accurate GNSS-based heading plus pitch or roll in an advanced industry standard form-factor

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Selling Surveying: Customer Call Back Timing

Business 101 for any business, including land surveying, includes many basic building blocks for success. One such area is our timing for potential customer call back. In this premium post I’ll share with you why your customer callback timing is so

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup August 17, 2013

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup August 11, 2013 The Professional Land Surveyor Podcast Episode 14 ArcPad 10.2 Improves Integration with ArcGIS Working With Expanded And Improved Teams Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup August 4, 2013

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup August 11, 2013

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: The Professional Land Surveyor Podcast Episode 14 ArcPad 10.2 Improves Integration with ArcGIS Working With Expanded And Improved Teams Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup August 4, 2013 Trimble Introduces Next Generation Tablet PC for Surveying

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The Professional Land Surveyor Podcast Episode 14

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:13:30 — 67.3MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSSubscribe to this podcast You can subscribe to this podcast via iTunes, grab the RSS feed or play from the website. The Professional Land Surveyor

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ArcPad 10.2 Improves Integration with ArcGIS

Store ArcPad projects and QuickProject templates on ArcGIS Online for sharing with others. August 7, 2013 Redlands, California—Continuing its effort to connect desktop and mobile workflows in a seamless platform, Esri has released ArcPad 10.2. ArcPad is mobile mapping and field

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Working With Expanded And Improved Teams

Premium Post How do you view your work environment and teams? In many companies, team organization and team building is centered and focused around tightly knit internal silos, although I believe this is changing at light speed. Well, they’re sometimes

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup August 4, 2013

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Trimble Introduces Next Generation Tablet PC for Surveying Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup July 28, 2013 Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup July 21, 2013 Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity: USGS National Atlas Streamer Professional Land Surveyor Weekly

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Trimble Introduces Next Generation Tablet PC for Surveying

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2013—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today its next generation Trimble® Tablet PC for surveying. The Trimble Tablet is a lightweight, rugged and highly mobile field computer that can operate with Trimble’s suite of receivers and total stations

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