Geographical Information Systems

  • GeoData 2012 - Dublin

    By Andrew Bennett | Fri 11th May 2012

    The annual GeoDATA 2012 event was held on 1st May in Croke Park. Attended by Mallon Technology’s Marion Murphy and Niamh O’Keeffe, the event brings together leading geospatial professionals to share invaluable advice on how to think smarter and do more with geographic information. The seminar explored innovative, new ideas to increase business efficiencies and allowed for networking with counterparts in other organisations. Prese

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  • Annual GeoDirectory User Conference

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 2nd Apr 2012

    Last week Justin Kidd and Niamh O'Keeffe were lucky enough to get to the Annual GeoDirectory User's Conference. This is Niamh's account of the day: I attended the Annual GeoDirectory user’s conference in The Gresham Hotel in Dublin on Thursday March 29th along with Justin Kidd. I had been expecting a very technical set of talks regarding the GeoDirectory products but while I gained some insight into forthcoming releases there was

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  • AGINI Soapbox event

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 26th Mar 2012

    Last Thursday (22nd March) we attended AGINI’s latest event ‘Soapbox’ in South Eastern Regional College (SERC), Lisburn. Our expectations were high after the success of their last event, GeoBeers back in February- and it didn’t disappoint! The composition of the event was informal five-minute open presentations by people involved or interested in GIS to share their knowledge. Some topics of interest were Jennifer McKinley of QUB

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  • GeoBeers

    By Andrew Bennett | Fri 27th Jan 2012

    We’re looking forward to attending the next AGINI event, an informal gathering aptly named GeoBeers. Taking place on Thursday 2nd Feb in a Belfast bar, the social networking event is intended to encourage networking and knowledge transfer across the spatial disciplines. The focus will be on the use of GIS in new technologies such as smart phone apps, geo-coded 'Tweets', crowed-sourced mapping and easy-to-use web maps which are widely

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  • AGI NI Autumn Event

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 23rd Nov 2011

    Mallon Technology attended the AGINI Autumn Conference on 25th October, themed “Land and Property Information: More than just Asset Management”. Belfast City Council in partnership with the Northern Ireland Branch of the Association of Geographic Information (AGI) hosted this conference to not only highlight the extensive usage of GIS in land/asset management across the NI Economy, but to illustrate the need for a more structured and

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  • GNSS (GPS) Workshop 2011

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 21st Nov 2011

    Mallon Technology recently attended the GNSS 2011 workshop in Gavirate, Italy, organised by the MARS unit of the European Commission Joint Research Centre. The aim of the workshop was to have open and constructive exchanges about the practical use Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) devices in the frame of the of the Common Agriculture Policy (control activities, management of the Land Parcel Identification Systems). Throughout th

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  • GIS Ireland 2011 Conference

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 19th Oct 2011

    Mallon Technology recently attended Irlogi’s GIS Ireland 2011 conference. Once again the conference was well organised and was a great opportunity for us to catch up with some old faces as well as new contacts in the GIS industry. Our stand showcased our latest location based software; e-Inspect and Diamond Fire. Ciara on the Mallon Technology stand Demonstrating our latest location based software application

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  • GIS Ireland 2011

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 15th Aug 2011

    Look out for us at this year’s IRLOGI GIS Ireland 2011 conference which takes place in Chartered Accountants House, Dublin on 12th October. Not only are we taking a stand at this annual conference, but our very own Brendan Sheehy has been accepted as a speaker. His presentation is entitled Sustainable and Efficient GIS? Open Source it. The influence and use of spatial data in all walks of life, coupled with the growing desire for publ

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  • NIHE Contract Award

    By Andrew Bennett | Fri 29th Jul 2011

    Mallon Technology has been awarded a prestigious tender by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive. NIHE, Northern Ireland’s sole comprehensive housing authority, manages approximately 90,000 publicly owned dwellings. We are currently contracted to process land transaction updates to the NIHE GIS land terrier system, a geographic information system that contains all data relating to their land/buildings holdings. The project involves t

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