All posts by Gavin Schrock

Registration Open – Young Surveyors Network – Joint Meeting 2018

Plotting a Course for the Future Registration is now open for the Joint Meeting of the FIG and NSPS Young Surveyors Networks October 17-18, 2018  – Hyattsville Maryland, USA The meeting will be at the College Park Marriott hotel and conference center in East Hyattsville, MD, near the University of Maryland‘s campus, and is being held...

UK Geospatial Apprenticeships Are a Go!

Editor’s note: Great news from the UK … a new program of apprenticeships specifically for geospatial disciplines. This program is expected to help meet challenges of meeting the demand for skilled surveyors and geospatial workers, especially in these times of rapid growth in commercial development and public infrastructure. While apprenticeships have always played an important...

A New Line

Midway through a large and complex transportation project, a team of Belgian surveyors successfully adopted a new class of instrument.  Hardware and software modernization doesn’t always yield immediate benefits for enterprises, and sometimes taking a particularly big leap or risk comes at a premium in time and labor. But sometimes everything goes smoothly. Our July...

Ron Bisio and Gavin Schrock catch up at Intergeo 2017.

Q&A with Trimble’s Ron Bisio

Bisio breaks down the as-a-service model, the rollout of the SX10, and smart infrastructure. We look for unfiltered insights from key folks in the geospatial industry, and the most recent INTERGEO exhibition and conference in Berlin was a prime opportunity to corner some of these folks for quick Q&As. One target was Ron Bisio, VP...

HxIP as CaaS

How a prominent manufacturer of mapping airborne sensors and solutions has partnered with customers to expand its global online content service. At HxGN LIVE 2015, the annual exhibition and conference for Hexagon (parent company of Leica Geosystems), CEO and president Ola Rollén spoke about a new area of focus for the company: content services, or...

Infrastructure, BIM, and the Brothers Bentley

Infrastructure—the human footprint on the planet, the processes, systems, instrumentalities and built environment we inhabit—makes our lives possible. It provides the foundation for the lives we hope to live in the near and distant future. Modern infrastructure is the global tendrils of humanity, reaching all corners of the globe and binding us together in our...