IMGS & DataBuilders Join Forces with Safe Software at the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2024

Garrett Cronin and Ciaran Kirk from IMGS & DataBuilders are joining forces with Safe Software at the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit in London this week. Pop over to the stand to explore ground-breaking developments in data management and analytics.

Let’s transform data into action together!

IMGS & DataBuilders Join Forces with Safe Software at the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2024

New AGI NI Chair Announced

We are delighted to announce that our own Andrew Paul, Managed Service Lead at IMGS was recently appointed as the New Chair of the AGI Northern Ireland Board.

Andrew started out his career in the Geospatial Industry as an aerial surveyor and photogrammetrist after completing an MSc in GIS at Ulster University. Andrew moved on to become the Spatial NI Manager at Ordnance Survey Northern Ireland and has worked within the Geospatial Industry for over 10 years. Now Andrew is the Managed Service Lead at IMGS and works with clients across Ireland, delivering software support and creating data-driven solutions. Andrew’s main interests in the Geospatial field are in Remote Sensing and 3D geospatial data and is an advocate for using new technology to advance uptake of this in the Irish GIS community.

Andrew’s goal is to work closely with the board to expand the AGI community and offer more networking opportunities for geospatial professionals in Northern Ireland.

Andrew Paul Managed Service Lead IMGS

FME 2024.0 Release

FME 2024.0 is officially here and we are excited to share with you key features that will help you improve operational efficiency, drive speed and increase security. 

Highlights include:

  • Remote engines service support for automations.
  • Multi-transformer upgrade.
  • FME form canvas upgrade.
  • Enhanced AI assist.
  • Faster 3D Data Inspecting. 

Hexagon Partner Conference 2024, Athens

Garrett Cronin, Commercial Mgr. IMGS and Ciaran Kirk, Operations Director IMGS, took to the stage with their presentation “Building Inspections with M. App Enterprise”, at the recent Hexagon 2024 Partner Conference in Athens on Friday March 1st.

It was another fantastic Hexagon Partner event with an impressive line-up of speakers and topics featured.

Garrett Cronin presenting "Building Inspections with M.App Enterprise" at the Hexagon Partner Conference 2024 in Athens last Friday.

Merry Christmas from all the team in IMGS and DataBuilders

IMGS and DataBuilders would like to wish all our customers and partners a merry Christmas and a prosperous 2024.

In lieu of sending physical cards this year, we prepared an on-line Christmas Card and will use the money saved, to make a donation to a local charity.

Our chosen charity this year is: The Capuchin Day Centre for Homeless People.

New FME Certified Trainer Announced at IMGS

Congratulations to Hrvoje Vukasinovic, Technical Lead IMGS, who was recently awarded his FME Certified Trainer Badge from Safe Software.

FME Certified Trainers are proficient teachers of FME, who can provide users with excellent training.

Hrvoje Vukasinovic FME Certified Trainer

Save Time & Boost Productivity with No-Code Web Apps Webinar

Don’t miss our upcoming webinar, with Safe Software & Dublin City Council: “Save Time & Boost Productivity with No-Code Web Apps”.

Join us for this hour long webinar where we will explore the power of FME for delivering web applications. We’ll show you how FME users can build progressive web apps. We’ll walk through tangible customer use cases, illustrating how FME empowers field personnel to view allocated jobs, update job statuses, and allow managers to efficiently delegate tasks to their teams.

IMGS to deliver an FME Accelerator Workshop at TUD Bolton St.

IMGS will deliver an FME Accelerator workshop to 4th Year Geographic Surveying Students in TUD Bolton Street on Friday 20th October 2023, from 12 noon – 2pm.

The FME Accelerator will show students the basics of how to automate their data integration workflows and connect to 450+ formats. 

Students will gain hands-on experience and have the chance to ask Certified FME consultants questions and get a brief overview of:

  • How FME can solve your data challenges.
  • Basics of using FME to integrate, automate and connect your data.
FME Accelerator TUD Bolton Street

IMGS & DataBuilders are the 2023 Winners of the Marketing Momentum Award from Safe Software

IMGS and DataBuilders are honoured to be announced as the 2023 Winner of the Marketing Momentum Award at “The Peak of Data Integration” Safe Software event in Bonn, Germany! 

IMGS and DataBuilders Winner of Safe Software Marketing Momentum Award 2023

AGI Northern Ireland Annual Conference 2023

IMGS are delighted to be a Platinum Sponsor of the 2023 AGI Northern Ireland Annual Conference, in Belfast City Hall on June 28th 2023.

Ciaran Kirk, our Operations Director, will present “Property Asset Management in local authorities in Ireland”.  This presentation will outline how Hexagon’s M.App Enterprise is being used by local authorities across Ireland to manage government property assets.  The M.App Enterprise solution provides a modern platform for government executives, that at any time can report on the value and status of the current assets and interest.

We look forward to seeing you at the event on the 28th of June and invite you to come along to our stand and say hello to the IMGS team and see the latest from Hexagon and Safe Software FME Solutions.

AGI NI Annual Conference 2023

IMGS & DataBuilders Volunteer at Peter McVerry Trust Mid-East Regional Service

A team from IMGS and DataBuilders had the most fantastic day on Monday 29th May 2023, volunteering at the Peter McVerry Trust Mid-East Regional Service, Kerdiffstown House, Naas, Co. Kildare. 

We would like to thank all staff at Kerdiffstown House for making us feel so welcome and taking the time to tell us about the great work that they do and show us around their amazing facility. We painted fences, picnic tables and outdoor seating in the glorious sunshine! 

Volunteer Day in Kerdiffstown House

Gavin Park, New Group CTO at IMGS and DataBuilders

IMGS & DataBuilders are pleased to announce the appointment of Gavin Park as group Chief Technology Officer (CTO) further strengthening our executive leadership team.

Gavin brings a wealth of experience spanning over two decades to the role. This experience will play a key role in our next phase of growth across both IMGS & DataBuilders.

As CTO, Gavin will be responsible for leading the development of the next phase of modern and sustainable solutions for our customers while ensuring a strong synergy between IMGS and DataBuilders.

Gavin Park CTO announcement

IMGS Receive FME Local Government Industry Expert Award!

We are delighted to announce that IMGS have been awarded the FME Local Government Industry Expert Certificate.

HXGN Connect

HxGN Connect is a cloud-native, SAAS collaboration workspace that allows organisations, cities and regions to securely share data and co-ordinate action based on different types of data, such as assets, events and incidents, units, cameras, alarms and more.

FME World Tour 2022

The Irish leg of the FME World Tour was scheduled for Tuesday 17th May. Due to presenter scheduling issues, we will have to postpone the FME World Tour 2022 until mid-September. 

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and will confirm a mid-September date and agenda asap.

FME 2021.2 Release

Safe Software have just released the latest version of FME 2021.2. Click the button below for a summary of the key new features.

IMGS are delighted to announce that they are one of the Sponsors of the upcoming "National Analytics Summit 2021".

The “National Analytics Summit 2021” will be hosted by the Analytics Institute at the Convention Centre, Dublin on Tuesday, 23rd November.  IMGS are delighted to join the distinguished list of sponsors at this event.

FME 2021.1 Release

FME 2021.1 delivers new capabilities for organisations to expand enterprise integration, optimise business performance, and increase speed to insight with unrivalled spatial data support.

Integrated Analytics with IMGS & Knowledge Graphs with Analytics Engines

On Thursday 6th May 2021, IMGS will join Analytics Engines for an event hosted by the Analytics Institute of Ireland.

Two leading analytics experts discuss the use of Knowledge Graphs and how Embedded Analytics can drive analytics adoption. 

Hexagon releases M.App Enterprise 2021, featuring augmented 3D visuals and dynamic app configuration

Hexagon’s Geospatial division has launched M.App Enterprise 2021, a significant update to its platform for creating geospatial and location intelligence applications. The latest release features new browser-based 3D capabilities and enhanced visual effects, plus the ability to create and configure custom applications more easily.

Safe Software have released FME 2021.0

FME 2021.0 is packed with exciting new capabilities. The new features help you connect with even more systems, transform with speed and agility, and automate with increased control.

IMGS Win Safe Softwares “EMEA Partner of the Year” Award

IMGS, a 360-degree data and location intelligence solutions specialist, were awarded Safe Software’s “EMEA Partner of the Year” title, at the recent Safe Software Partner Summit. 


Merry Christmas from all the team in IMGS

IMGS would like to wish all our customers and partners a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous 2021.

In Lieu of sending physical cards this year, we prepared an online Christmas Card and will use the money saved, to make a donation to a local charity.

Our chosen charity this year, is The Capuchin Day Centre for the homeless, Bow Street, Dublin 7. 

What’s Great in FME 2020.2 and Beyond


Sisense Rolls Out New Wave of Security Enhancements

Sisense, the world’s leading analytics platform for builders, has announced a series of updates to ensure the protection and integrity of its global customer data remains at the highest level of security.