Selected Publications


Ignite Education Blog - Chief Blogger, 2011 - present


Geography 897g: Trends in Geospatial Technology (last taught, March 2011)
Geography 860: Comparative GIS (retired 2009)

Past Editorial Positions

GIS Professional - print UK GIS publication, columnist, 2005 - 2018 (print version shut down Sept. 2018)
Directions Magazine
 - Executive Editor, 2005 - Dec 2014
All Points Blog - Chief Blogger, 2005 - Dec 2014
GIS Monitor
:  Making Sense of the Geospatial Marketplace, Co-founder/Editor, weekly electronic newsletter (2000-2005), ceased publication 2007
OGC News - Founding Editor, monthly electronic newsletter highlighting the work of the Open GIS/Geospatial Consortium (OGC), published by the OGC until 2011.
EOM (Earth Observation Magazine) - contributing writer, editor (2004 - Feb 2005), ceased publication 2005

Some of my Favorite Articles

Why Does a Private Company Develop and Offer MOOCs? - Class Central, 2019

Pitney Bowes’ Strategy: Resurrect and Reinvent - Directions Magazine, 2014.

Ten Things You Need to Know about Open Source Geospatial Software - Directions Magazine, 2012.

Top Ten of 2008 - Why is this year different from all others? - Directions Magazine, 2008.

Open Source and Open Standards in Geospatial Technologies (pdf) - GeoInformatics, June, 2006

Component-built Aerial Sensor Means Imagery for Everyone  (pdf) - Professional Surveyor, Oct. 2002.`

Geocaching: More than a Game (pdf) - Professional Surveyor, Oct 2002.

An Obituary for Scott Elliott - Directions Magazine, Jan. 2001

Building a Better Pipeline Map:  GPS Reinvents the Wheel (pdf)Professional Surveyor, Oct. 2000.

My work has also appeared, sometimes uncredited, in ArcNews, Geospatial Solutions, GEOWorld, GIM, and Geomatics World. I have also written for KiteLifeKiting, Endurance Planet, Ultramarthoner and several hobbyist newsletters.