We just wanted to write a short note to extend some holiday wishes to all of our customers, suppliers, staff and the wider GIS community. 2013 has been an interesting year for us and for the industry, and with the postcodes bandwagon set to roll...

Another year, another summer, and that means it’s time for another launch of the latest version of MapInfo Professional. There has been a lot of work put into the cartographic output in this iteration of the very popular mapping application. The headline change that people...

This month sees the final patch release for MapInfo Professional v11.5. In Maintenance Release 11.5.3, MapInfo have addressed support for MapInfo Manager, as well as resolving some outstanding issues. The 11.5.3 release is cumulative, so it includes all of the updates from 11.5.1 and 11.5.2...

On Monday March 11th, 2013, I gave a presentation at the Energy Action European Fuel Poverty Conference in Dublin. The conference theme was 'Reframing Fuel poverty in Europe'. I presented alongside Ryan Walker, PhD researcher at the School of Environmental Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine. Our...

Below you can find the speakerdeck slideshow from my presentation at the Eurogi imaGIne Conference in the Convention Centre, Dublin on Friday 8th March. Alternatively, you can view my presentation and notes here My talk focuses on how Open Data is changing the GI landscape. I...

In recent years many mapping data providers, such as Ordnance Survey Ireland, have been migrating their map delivery towards server based models, removing the need to issue IT/GIS departments with CD’s and DVD’s of base data. Similarly many IT/GIS departments have been setting up servers...

This release is a bit of a breakthrough for MapInfo. In previous patch releases, much of the body of the update has been given over to fixing bugs and not a lot else. In 11.5.1, it’s great to see not only the normal bug fixes...

This is Richard Cantwell's presentation from the GIS Ireland 2012 Conference that took place on Thursday, October 11th. The presentation outlines where the postcode process is at the moment and looks to what might be coming up down the line. For more information on GIS Ireland, please see...