As you may know, I host a podcast on Earth Observation with Andrew Cutts called Scene From Above. You can follow the podcast Twitter account here. In the latest episode (S3 E4) we were lucky enough to interview Anne Hale Miglarese, the CEO of the Radiant Earth Foundation. This is a great organisation, doing some … Continue reading Latest podcast interview
There are a lot of blog posts and sites that tell us all how we are supposed to be living the life we want, whilst making it have purpose and also being super successful. Many of them are carbon copies of each other. Maybe the post I am about to reference is just another one … Continue reading Why are you doing that?
This is a great site that I've come across recently: https://discoverwater.co.uk/ It's full of statistics and information about the whole lifecycle of your water in the UK. Although some of the things they do from a corporate stand point can be questioned, I think that the water companies sometimes get unfairly knocked regarding the work they … Continue reading Discover water
The fifth episode of the Scene From Above podcast.
In August 2013, I set up Geoger Ltd. as a fully fledged company. I had a rough plan about what I was going to do, how I was going to do it, and I had a single contract for a couple of days work lined up and ready. I'd been in the commercial world since … Continue reading Mentoring
The third episode of the Scene From Above podcast.
The OSGeo have a brand new website design! Check out https://www.osgeo.org/ The Open Source Geospatial Foundation supports all things open related to geospatial - both software and data. Check out some of the projects listed under the tab at the top of the homepage. There are OSGeo project as well as community projects. Some you'll be … Continue reading OSGeo
In September (2017), and in line with the ethos that governs Geoger, I donated a proportion of the previous year's profits to three of the open source communities that produce or support the software that I use regularly. Donations were made to QGIS, SAGA GIS and NumFocus. In future years I hope to increase the … Continue reading Geoger supports open source
Back in mid-July I was lucky enough to be asked to present at a conference event linked to the ICARES project (see http://icaresproject.eu/#about). The conference was held in Ebbsfleet and involved a number of academics from around Europe, as well as businesses and other organisations - including Kent police. The aim of the ICARES project is … Continue reading ICARES presentation
I was part of a discussion recently about different management styles. As an independent consultant, I currently only have to manage myself, although the desire is to grow the business and a team of likeminded people. The thoughts and arguments that were being presented by those of us having the discussion caught my interest, so I … Continue reading How do you manage?