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    Monday, October 04, 2004

    Good webcast

    Here are several good webcast on demand from MS. They focus on different aspects of business not on MS products. You'll need a good internet connection to watch....

    Thursday, September 16, 2004

    World Gazetteer: population figures for cities, towns and places

    World Gazetteer: population figures for cities, towns and places
    Working for a GIS company means you have lots of people around you with college degrees in Geography (I have a BS in Geography from BYU) which means we all think we know tons of facts about different places in the world. To settle disagreements about a countries size or other statistics, I have found this site (World Gazetteer) to be quite useful.

    Wednesday, September 15, 2004

    The case for portlets

    The case for portlets
    I've been hearing a lot of stuff about web parts and portlets... Here is a article from IBM regarding portlets.

    Tuesday, September 14, 2004

    MSF v.3 Overview

    Download details: MSF v.3 Overview
    I've been doing so review of the Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF) and really like a lot of it's principles. There are a lot of really good concepts in MSF for team based software development. I'm all for a "shared vision" along a team of peers with clear accountability. You can download the whitepaper and see for yourself it there is something to be learn from the "Microsoft way of doing things"

    Monday, September 13, 2004

    Busy Summer

    Time is going by faster and faster... The summer is almost over and I've been really busy at work. I have just returned from a week in San Diego working at the ESRI International User Conference. The conference was a big success in my mind, there were around 13,000 GIS professionals at the conference and was a lot fun but hard work.

    Tuesday, July 06, 2004

    Where to begin...

    I want to share a little background before I start making post on my life at ESRI. I really enjoy work for ESRI and want to keep my job so the views expressed in this site are not the views of ESRI the company. I started working here in 1998 in the Product Management Department. At first I didn't do much management but more product testing, documentation, demos and tech marketing. I started out working on the MapObjects and IMS Teams.

    I really didn’t become a Product Manager (PM) till the introduction of the Publisher Extension and ArcReader. Thinks got really busy when I also became the PM for the launch of the ArcGIS Engine products. Now I’m the Group Product Manager for ESRI Developer products which means I do a lot of different things everyday. Making it real hard for my wife to figure out what I do at work all day.



    Tuesday, June 29, 2004

    ESRI - The GIS Software Leader

    ESRI - The GIS Software Leader Let me start of my saying I am an employee of ESRI and have work here in Redlands for the last 6 years. I’ve been browsing some different blogs online and decided that the best way for me to get a handle on the technology of web logs was to start one of my own. I plan to use this site to share my take on the GIS software market and ESRI software.