June 20, 2017
TerraGo has entered into a new partnership with Seiler Instrument, a leading provider of surveying software and instruments.
June 19, 2017
At GEOINT 2017, Scott Lee, Director of Federal Sales for TerraGo, spoke with GIS Café about how TerraGo is focused on supporting complex GEOINT mission requirements by providing next-generation mobile application development solutions for sharing field-related geospatial content.
June 1, 2017
The latest mobile GPS apps and innovations are transforming the nature and quality of field data collection, saving time and money while shedding limitations of legacy devices.
June 1, 2017
The profession of land surveying has taken advantage of many technological location and measuring advancements, yet most of the data collectors used today are still based upon aging proprietary data collectors and even older operating system platforms.
May 9, 2017
While change is constant, one thing that has become standard is the use of handheld mobile devices. Smartphones and tablets are used by almost everyone and the professional surveying community is no different. The process of data collection for specific purposes often needs to be tailored to each project type, yet traditional surveying methods are not flexible in allowing customization easily.
May 5, 2017
In the beginning, mobile app construction often started with end users sketching interfaces, data flow diagrams and designs – showing a picture to a highly trained, highly skilled developer – and saying “build it.” After a lengthy process of planning, hand coding, testing, prototyping and production, the app was ready – months, even a year later.
Fast forward to today’s zero-code development, in which apps are built from menus of already-built features, then deployed through the App Store, Google Play or the cloud in hours or days.
May 3, 2017
Time has great impact in the enterprise mobility continuum. Developing tools for mobile workers has long been the sole province of IT, but the demand for mobile apps is stretching IT to the breaking point. Demand for mobile apps is five times greater than IT capacity, according to one market study.
April 18, 2017
In today’s business world, information technology (IT) continues to be the engine that drives competitive advantage and long-term success. However, IT departments face mounting budget scrutiny at a time when their innovations are most needed.
How can IT departments manage this “catch 22”? Some say, by doing less.
March 22, 2017
When TerraGo came into being, field data collection typically meant printing paper maps and forms. After binding them for crews to take into the field, they would be used to perform and record asset inspections, preventive maintenance, site surveys, engineering reports and all types of field work in nearly every industry. Notes were taken with pen and pencil in massive 3-ring binders. At the end of the day, completed notebooks went back to the office where the data was keyed manually into a computer - a time-wasting, tedious, error-prone and expensive regimen.
March 10, 2017
On August 14, 2003, utility companies took stock of a problem everybody knew was there, but few were aware of its potential destructive impact. After a system software failure during the early afternoon, overloaded 345-kilovolt lines suddenly dipped into trees in three places in Northeast Ohio—part of a four-hour chain of events that became the Northeast Blackout, second-largest in world history.