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Staff Profile of the Week

Ismail Ansari Staff Profile

Ismail Ansari Staff Profile Can your describe your role at IMGS? I work as a "Solutions Lead" at IMGS. The role involves providing solution designs to IMGS customers (local government and utility organisations). I also co-ordinate with the development team...
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Staff Profile of the Week

Robyn Dennehy Staff Profile

Robyn Dennehy Staff Profile Can you describe your role at IMGS? I work as a Managed Service Lead here in IMGS.  This role involves providing a higher level of support for our larger customers.  I take the lead on resolving...
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Staff Profile of the Week

Kian Griffin Staff Profile

Kian Griffin Staff Profile Can you describe your role at IMGS? In short, I manage the helpdesk. I am generally the first point of contact for any issues raised from any of our customers. I investigate and triage the issues...
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Staff Profile of the Week

Zubair Mulla Staff Profile

Zubair Mulla Staff Profile Can you describe your role at IMGS? I’m the Lead GIS Developer in IMGS, I support a wide range of our customers from local government to large utilities with their enterprise GIS applications and integrations into...
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DataBuilders IMGS Year in Review

IMGS & DataBuilders Year In Review 2023

IMGS & DataBuilders Year In Review 2023 2023 was yet another dynamic, thrilling, and successful year at IMGS, and we're eager to share our major achievements with you in our "IMGS and DataBuilders Year in Review 2023" blog. January -...
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Embedded Analytics Sisense

Unveiling the Power of Embedded Analytics

Unveiling The Power of Embedded Analytics Enhancing Data-Driven Decision Making In today’s data-driven landscape, making informed decisions is key to business success.  The ability to extract insights from data not only empowers businesses to stay competitive but also fuels innovation...
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Data Customisation Sisense

Data Customisation the future

Data Customisation: Unleash Your Creativity with Sisense Compose SDK In the ever-evolving landscape of data-driven applications, developers continually seek innovative solutions to craft bespoke data products that are seamlessly integrated into their projects. Sisense, a trailblazer in this domain, has...
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Data Lineage

Data Lineage

Data Lineage: Unveiling the Hidden Pathways of Data Flow In the ever-evolving landscape of data management, one concept takes centre stage when it comes to ensuring accuracy, transparency, and reliability in data processes – and that’s Data Lineage!Whether you're a...
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Customer Success

The Power of Putting Customers First: Why a Stellar Customer Support Philosophy is Crucial for Every Company 

The Power of Putting Customers First: Why a Stellar Customer Support Philosophy is Crucial for Every Company By Kian Griffin In today's fast-paced business world, companies are in a constant race to stay ahead of the competition. While factors like...
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Data Monetisation Sisense

Monitise your data

By Conor McIntyre, Business Development Executive, DataBuilders Monetising Your Data with SisenseUnlocking The Power of Analytics In today's data-driven world, organisations are continuously collecting vast amounts of data. However, merely accumulating data is not enough to drive business growth. To...
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Sisense

Databuilders – Sisense Accelerator

By Conor McIntyre DataBuilders Sisense Accelerator The one workshop that you need to attend to maximise and unlock the full and limitless potential of your data in 90 minutes. What is it? A Sisense accelerator is a live, virtual training module. ...
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IMGS Year in Review 2022

IMGS Year in review 2022

IMGS Year In Review 2022 2022 was another busy, exciting, and prosperous year at IMGS and we would like to share some of the key highlights with you in our "IMGS Year in Review Blog". January: Ciaran Kirk, Operations Director,IMGS...
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FME FME 2022

FME 2022.1

FME 2022.1 New Features The eagerly awaited FME 2022.1 release is now available for download from Safe Software.  FME 2022.1 makes new things possible with more speed and simplicity to help your organisation make effective data-driven decisions. So dive in...
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Staff Profile of the Week

Hrvoje Vukasinovic Staff Profile

Hrvoje Vukasinovic Staff Profile Hrvoje can you describe your role at IMGS? I'm a technical Lead in IMGS, and work with our customers to solve their GIS/IT issues. Before working at IMGS, what was the most unusual or interesting job...
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AGI-NI Annual Conference

IMGS Platinum Sponsor AGI-NI Conference 2022

IMGS Platinum Sponsor AGI-NI Conference 2022 IMGS are delighted to announce that we will be attending this years AGI-NI Conference as Platinum Sponsors.  The AGI-NI Conference is an annual event, and a key focus for GIS professionals across Northern Ireland. ...
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Staff Profile of the Week

Conor McIntyre Staff Profile

Conor McIntyre Staff Profile Conor can you describe your role at IMGS? My role in IMGS is as Business Development Executive. I work with both new and existing customers to help them understand their data challenges. Together, using our IMGS...
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FME 2022

FME 2022.0 New Release

FME 2022.0 New Release Enhance Collaboration & Communication FME 2022.0 is packed with new features that are designed for performance, collaboration and flexible automation that will help organisations make data-driven decisions faster and more effectively! Download fme 2022.0 Visually Compare...
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Staff Profile of the Week

Ciaran Kirk

Ciaran Kirk Staff Profile Ciaran can you tell us about the origins of IMGS? In 2002 IMGS was founded by Bob Stuart, our current managing director, as the Intergraph Mapping and Geospatial reseller for Ireland. At the time, the LGCSB...
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IMGS

IMGS Year In Review 2021

2021 was a very busy and prosperous year for IMGS and we would like to share some of the key highlights with you in our "IMGS Year in Review Blog". February - Location Intelligence 2021 We hosted our first virtual...
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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

Keith Duffy, I.T. Grad, IMGS

IMGS Staff Profile Keith Duffy, I.T. Grad 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....
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Women In Tech at IMGS

Women in tech at IMGS – Aoibhinn Stuart

Women in Tech at IMGS - Aoibhinn Stuart, Delivery Director. 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...
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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

FME Desktop 2020.0 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...
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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

Sisense Bootcamp Israel 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...
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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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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

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

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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HxGN 2018

HxGN Live

HxGN Live Author: Ciaran Kirk, General Manager IMGSOnce 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

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...
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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

Time Saving Tips with FME Part 1 Author: Ciara Beddy, IMGS Senior GIS EngineerWelcome 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,...
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FME

FME Transformers-Five Unsung Heroes

FME Transformers - 5 Unsung Heroes Author: Ciara Beddy, IMGS Senior GIS EngineerFor 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...
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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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