Tag Archives: Training

It’s an Inverse, Jim

When I first started working in the survey profession, many new activities I quickly learned and others took years to perfect. The two pieces of advice I heard most often in the beginning of my training were: dig the hole a little wider and deeper, and hold the dumb end of the chain. The L.S....

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Store-bought or Homegrown? Mentors for the Future

Try making your corporate leaders from scratch through training. THE TITLE OF THIS EPISTLE may lead you to think it really is “Gardening for Geomatics.” Instead, I discuss the concept of how employees are obtained today and mentors. In our society, there is a definite trend to homegrown over store-bought. For example, many people are...

Maptime – A [UK] user experience

A year ago if you had said “Maptime” to me, I would have thought you were mad. I have now been to three “Maptime” events, and I want to share my experience, as you may be sitting there perplexed as to what you would gain from it. Maptime is increasing in popularity. Before Christmas [2014]...