I gave a keynote presentation at the GIS Ireland conference on November 15th. The plenary session was themed on Climate Change and I spoke about one aspect of that which is particularly impacting on Ireland: flooding. There is a large amount of capital expenditure by government...

One of the most useful tables in the Eircode Address Database is the ADMINISTRATIVE_INFO table.  You can determine if a building is in a Gaeltacht area, what Local Authority it's in, and its Townland.  Most usefully you can use it to link to the Census...

Wednesday 15th November, which was World GIS Day, saw the rescheduled GIS Ireland conference take place following its postponement in October due to Hurricane Ophelia. The irony of an event themed on Climate Change being postponed due to Climate Change was not lost on the conference...

  Plan, Optimise, Monitor and Market your Store Network Storecast 4.0, UK & Ireland latest version is coming out in Q1 2018, now incorporating three SAAS modules: Sentry – monitor your store network, competitor network, and changes in omnichannel trading patterns vs target performance. Builder – design and rightsize...

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  Empowering Data-Driven Underwriting Decisions The recognition of being the No. 1 provider of underwriting mapping software in Ireland comes with responsibility, which is why we aim to improve the usability of our software continuously based on feedback. Perilfinder 2.0 version was released earlier this year and...

There is quite a lot of support available for MapInfo and other software from Pitney Bowes across the internet, from YouTube videos to discussion forums and even regional user groups such as this one. However finding the answer to your question hasn’t always been as...

The latest release of Perilfinder, version 3.0, is out now. The focus of this release was to make the interface and reporting simpler, faster and smarter. So, what’s new in Perilfinder 3.0? Reports Dashboard The new reports dashboard gives you an overview of your book of data...

In a recent report by Davy Research entitled Irelands housing demand/supply imbalance the authors concluded that as many as 50,000 new units might need to be built each year to satisfy demand.  Official figures for 2016 claim 14,900 house completions.  The use of ESB connections to determine new builds...

  How to Simplify the Tricky Parts of Buying Online – Optimising the eCommerce Checkout Even though retail eCommerce sales continue to rise and are expected to show solid gains in 2017, the rate of eCommerce growth is declining. As eCommerce and mCommerce (mobile commerce) are experiencing...