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by pbeaty
Mon Aug 01, 2016 5:55 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Mapping Software
Replies: 6
Views: 1549

Re: Mapping Software

In the US, Canada, and western Europe government agencies make lots of geospatial data available, but non-public data (e.g. the Church, banks, etc) are not released. (This is a good thing.) These organizations need to keep control of data as it is private information. The key broader geospatial 'use...
by pbeaty
Mon Aug 01, 2016 5:43 am
Forum: Maps
Topic: Future of Classic LDS Maps?
Replies: 12
Views: 4124

Re: Future of Classic LDS Maps?

Providing Topographic information may choke down low bandwidth connections, and there is a lot of work on GIS department to get the data ready on the server. It may be better to collect 100-year flood (or equivalent in non-US countries) and serve that. This would not require people to be trained in ...
by pbeaty
Mon Aug 01, 2016 5:34 am
Forum: General Clerk Discussions
Topic: GIS ideas
Replies: 4
Views: 879

Re: GIS ideas

Moving forward the way to go may be a cloud approach to providing limited and targeted function geospatial apps to local leadership. It will need to be limited in function and access (to local leadership) to minimize licensing costs for the geospatial app, cloud processing time, and any outside data...
by pbeaty
Mon Aug 01, 2016 5:23 am
Forum: Leader and Clerk Resources
Topic: Improving Membership move unit determination
Replies: 3
Views: 685

Re: Improving Membership move unit determination

The problem here is..... a GPS location can be independent to a road location... thus not match the database's geocoding mechanism. Look at the grey area here in applying the theory to the real world. Where do you tie the address a physical location? To the address of the home? If so, is this the ad...

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