Geographical Information Systems

  • Brendan is accepted onto the AGINI committee!

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 7th Feb 2013

    We're very pleased to announce that one of our software engineers, Brendan, has been appointed onto the AGINI committee. AGI Northern Ireland regional group was formed in 2001 to raise awareness of geographic information (GI) within Northern Ireland, and to encourage the sharing of knowledge between those with an interest in GI. This appointment has further strengthened our reputation as a market leader of GIS in Ireland, and proves that

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  • Mallon Technology-Gold Sponsors of GIS Ireland 2012

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 6th Sep 2012

    We can’t wait to attend IRLOGI’s GIS Ireland 2012 conference at the Chartered Accountants House in Dublin on the 11th October. This year we’ll be attending as gold corporate sponsors, so come and check out our stand to find out about updates of our products and services, or just to say hello! Key speakers this year will include: Pat Howlin, Head of ICT at IDA Ireland; Damien McCloud, GIS Lead at Arup (UK); and Jim Irvine, Head of

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  • Mallon wins Meath Field Names Project

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 2nd Jul 2012

    Last week we won a tender published by voluntary group, Meath Field Names Group, to undertake the GIS Mapping/ Digitisation of Meath fields using Mapinfo software. The Meath Field Names Group is a voluntary group which was established in May 2008. This project is to record and publish the field names of County Meath along with their history, folklore and relevant information. It is guided by an elected Steering Group along with a networ

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  • 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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