Four Highlights from the Upper Midwest GEOCON

Last week I attended the Upper Midwest GEOCON, which brought together GIS professionals from Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin.     REST Best Practices REST Services can get out of control quickly, and cause all sorts of performance issues. Mark McCart at Iowa DOT gave a talk on creating an inventory (in just a simple spreadsheet)…

AE2S GIS and Rural Water

Grand Forks Traill Water District (GFTWD) has found success over the years in using a mobile GIS on an iPad to assist them in managing their infrastructure. Recently, they came up with a useful way of using a web application to collect the location of pipeline leaks.  When a leak occurs, the operator goes out…