Articles by Darron Pustam, MBA, GISP

The Data Czar: Diagramming Your Processes

Once you have a thorough understanding of your user data needs, the next step is to begin mapping the major workflow process in your organization from beginning to end. To build efficient and timeless processes, data must flow smoothly from process to process and do so from a single source.
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The Data Czar: Breaking Down User Data Needs

Users give a general idea of the type of solution they need. However, their responses, as anyone else’s, are based on their beliefs, experiences, areas of expertise and personal agendas. It is therefore important to direct user responses toward the data by asking the correct questions
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The Data Czar: Getting Over the Ownership Mentality

Channeling data with a bird’s eye view of our organizations' strategies and processes as well as those of the wider community will lead us on a journey of new discoveries rather than down the beaten path of ownership resolution.
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HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.


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2014 December

In this December 2014 issue of POB, we celebrate our 40th year, and take a look at how we began. Also, see how an innovative approach helped a surveying firm provide fast and accurate volume reporting for the aggregates industry.

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