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AGI-NI Annual Conference

IMGS announced as AGI-Ni platinum sponsor

IMGS AGI-NI Platinum Sponsor IMGS are delighted to announce that we will be attending this years AGI-NI Annual Conference as Platinum Sponsors.The AGI-NI Conference is an annual event, and a key focus for GIS professionals across Northern Ireland.  Conference speakers will...
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Regular Expressions

Regular Expressions or understanding search Hieroglyphs!

Regular Expressions or Understanding Search Hieroglyphs Regular expressions are a sequence of characters that specifies a search pattern. Usually, such patterns are used by string-searching algorithms for "find" or "find and replace" operations on strings, or for input validation. They...
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Remote Working

Remote working in a pandemic

Remote Working during a Pandemic By Tanya McDonald, Marketing Executive, IMGS Last year on March 12th the Taoiseach of the time, Leo Varadkar, gave a landmark speech from Washington announcing a raft of Covid restrictions for Ireland, which included the...
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Staff Profile of the Week

Kieran Massey, I.T. Grad, IMGS

Kieran Massey in the Staff Profile hot seat this week.  Thanks for a fantastic interview Kieran!Can you describe your role at IMGS?My current role at IMGS is IT graduate, I started with IMGS back in April 2020, I was lucky...
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Staff Profile of the Week

Keith Duffy, I.T. Grad, IMGS

Can you describe your role at IMGS? I work as a developer for IMGS. Since arriving a little over 6 months ago, I have done a mix of both front and back-end development. For my first project after joining, I...
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Women In Tech at IMGS

Women in tech at IMGS – Pragruthi Murali

Women in Tech at IMGS - Pragruthi Murali To celebrate Women In Tech at IMGS and their invaluable contribution to the business, we will be turning the spotlight on key female members of our tech team over the coming weeks. ...
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Women In Tech at IMGS

Women in tech at IMGS – Aoibhinn Stuart

To celebrate Women In Tech at IMGS and their invaluable contribution to the business, we will be turning the spotlight on key female members of our tech team over the coming weeks.  This week's Women in Tech spotlight interview is...
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Moving to the Cloud

Moving to the Cloud by Ciaran Kirk, Operations Director, IMGS

Moving to the Cloud is a key part of any digital transformation.
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FME 2020

FME 2020 by Gavin Park, Lead Solutions Consultant IMGS

It’s likely that 2020 will be remembered for a long time so it is perhaps fitting that the focus on the FME 2020 release has been finding your data zen and making working with data even easier. FME started 2020...
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Talend

Talend Engage Conference by Garrett Cronin

Ciaran Kirk & I were fortunate to attend the Talend engage conference in New Orleans last month. The event saw Talend staff, partners and customers from across the globe converge on the Marriot New Orleans for three days of networking,...
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Sisense

Sisense Bootcamp in Israel by Ellen Noone

On day one of the Sisense bootcamp in Tel Aviv Israel, myself and Ciaran arrived at the Atrium Tower to start our bootcamp. We were immediately wowed by the impressive skyscrapers and towers surrounding us. The building hosting us, had...
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Staff Profile of the Week

Gavin Park, Lead Solution Consultant, IMGS

Can you describe your role at IMGS? Probably what most people will know me for here is training and consultancy on Safe Software’s FME products, as that tends to keep me busy and out seeing our different customers.  Its also...
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Staff Profile of the Week

Aditya Dhote, ETL Engineer, IMGS

Can you describe your role at IMGS? My role is a mix of Pre-sales Technical and Data Engineering.  In that capacity, I spend most of the day juggling between POCs on Talend, Snowflake and delivering ongoing development projects. … Aditya...
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FME Safe Software Summit 2019

Safe Software Summit 2019

By Garrett Cronin, Senior Account Manager IMGS I was fortunate enough to be able to travel to this year’s Safe Software Partner Summit in Vancouver. The annual Safe Software Partner Summit is the largest meeting of Safe Software staff and...
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Staff Profile of the Week

Stephen Coll, Helpdesk Manager IMGS

Can you describe your role at IMGS? I'm the Helpdesk Manager at IMGS, when an issue arises then I'm the first point of contact to provide support and manage the issues through to solution for our clients.  So, it's a...
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Staff Profile of the Week

Sreedevi Ramanujan, Applications Engineer IMGS

Can you describe your role at IMGS? I am an applications engineer working primarily on solutions development in .Net technology and GIS software. … Sreedevi Ramanujan, Applications Engineer IMGSRead More »
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Staff Profile of the Week

Tanya McDonald, Marketing Executive IMGS

Can you describe your role at IMGS? I hold the position of Marketing Executive at IMGS, with key responsibility for Event Management, Branding, Marketing and Sales Support. … Tanya McDonald, Marketing Executive IMGSRead More »
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Staff Profile of the Week

David Rhind, Systems Administrator IMGS

Can you describe your role at IMGS? Is there electricity involved? Ah…it’s probably David who looks after that! Officially though I look after the PCs, servers and the VMware virtual environment. … David Rhind, Systems Administrator IMGSRead More »
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Staff Profile of the Week

Pragruthi Murali, Application Engineer IMGS

Can you describe your role at IMGS? I am an application engineer (IT GRAD), working on a GIS application.  My work revolves around software development, testing and environment management tasks. … Pragruthi Murali, Application Engineer IMGSRead More »
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Staff Profile of the Week

Garrett Cronin, National Account Manager IMGS

Can you describe your role at IMGS ? My job is to ensure our customers have the right tools, support and training to achieve their goals. … Garrett Cronin, National Account Manager IMGSRead More »
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Staff Profile of the Week

Staff Profile – Polyanne Aguiar, GIS Analyst IMGS

Can you describe your role at IMGS? I am a GIS Analyst with IMGS, focusing primarily on the implementation of Photogrammetry Systems for government land agencies. … Staff Profile – Polyanne Aguiar, GIS Analyst IMGSRead More »
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Staff Profile of the Week

Staff Profile -Ryan Bannon, Applications Engineer IMGS

Can you describe your role at IMGS ? I’m an Applications Engineer here in IMGS, so my role mainly consists of developing solutions and improvements to the GIS software and systems of our customers. … Staff Profile -Ryan Bannon, Applications...
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Staff Profile of the Week

Staff Profile of the Week – Lisa Nolan, Project Manager IMGS

Can you describe your role at IMGS? I am the Project Manager for the deployment of GIS systems to our utility customers. How long have you worked here? Since April 2018. What do you like to do outside of work?...
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HxGN 2018

HxGN Live

Author: Ciaran Kirk, General Manager IMGS Once again, the annual Hexagon conference “HxGN LIVE” took place in Las Vegas and the IMGS team attended to see the latest developments from the Hexagon family. The conference is centred around the theme...
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FME 2018 FME Desktop & Server 2018 FME World Tour 2018

FME 2018

Author: Garrett Cronin, Account Manager IMGS I was lucky enough to spend some time with the Safe Software team in Vancouver last month. I was there for our annual partner summit plus the Kick off of the FME World Tour...
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GDPR GDPR Regulations Metadata

Metadata – The Key to Turning Data into Actionable Information

In today’s big data world, we have seen an explosion of data from structured data sources such as databases to unstructured sources such as twitter feeds.  This data growth has led to a movement away from the old ways of...
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FME

Time Saving Tips with FME Part 2

Author: Ciara Beddy, IMGS Senior GIS Engineer Welcome to part two of Time Saving Tips in FME! Using FME daily means you pick up on tips and tricks to make your daily tasks run quickly, smoothly and generally just make your...
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FME

Time Saving Tips with FME Part 1

Author: Ciara Beddy, IMGS Senior GIS Engineer Welcome to part one of Time Saving Tips in FME! Using FME daily means you pick up on tips and tricks to make your daily tasks run quickly, smoothly and generally just make...
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FME

FME Transformers-Five Unsung Heroes

      Author: Ciara Beddy, IMGS Senior GIS Engineer   For a new user looking at FME’s hundreds of available transformers, many with some interesting and unusual names, locating the transformer you need to get the job done can...
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Hexagon Geospatial

Geospatial Portal – Locate a coordinate

Author: Vijay Sambhe, Senior Applications Engineer at IMGS Hexagon’s Geospatial Portal – Locate a coordinate in the Map Hexagon’s Geospatial Portal is a full-featured, configurable and customisable thin client application that can be used for finding, viewing, querying, analysing, and consuming geospatial...
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Hexagon Geospatial

Asset Management System with Hexagon’s GeoMedia Smart Client

Author: Ciarán Kinane, Applications Engineer at IMGS Hello everyone and welcome to this month’s blog. This month we are going to focus on map based asset management using hexagon’s GeoMedia Smart Client.                 Nowadays people can see the value of GIS within...
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