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Traveling by Map

Getting out and about and showing off our newest toy

Yesterday, our lead developer, Ben Sainsbury gave a 5-minute “lightning talk” at the Annual GIS In Action Conference at Portland State University. It was awesome. He spoke about nTendril, a software tool we developed that allows users to perform versioned, self documented analysis and cartography using disparate data located at its point of origin in a collaborative […]

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Continuing our relationship with Tigard

Continuing our long collaboration with the City of Tigard, we have recently begun a new consultation project focused on helping the City envision and define their next generation GIS architecture. The goal is to equip Tigard for growing geospatial demands while simplifying the upkeep and maintenance of their resources so that they are easily maintainable by […]

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Interns!

It’s a very exciting week for us here at the Gartrell Group. We have taken on our first set of interns! We have a history of doing informational interviews with folks who are just finishing up school and looking at the horizon. Over the years, we have made many introductions to people up and coming in […]

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Getting Virtual

We recently paid a visit to some software colleagues in Oregon City. Since we’re in the business of mapping, you probably think we visited fellow digital cartographers, or maybe hung out with some javascript developers. Here, I’ll give you a hint: We went to visit the folks at SuperGenius Studio, a gaming development shop that […]

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In defense of the landline

In this modern age of cellphones, it’s easy to forget about the lowly landline. As of December of last year, less than half of all households in the United States had a landline! In our office, we maintain a landline, but it’s become a bit of a running joke. For the most part, the calls […]

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