Maryland Department of Planning Bundles Property Data With QGIS

This past week, I got an e-mail from Jim Cannistra, Director of Data Planning Services and the Maryland Department of Planning (MDP), alerting me to a new product available from MDP called FINDER Quantum. This product bundles Maryland property data and related products with QGIS software to provide users with a fully-functional, free-standing system for interacting with the data. It is designed to replace an older, custom software product, capitalizing on an industry-standard open-source system.

From the MDP site, the bundled data includes:

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FOSS4G North America to Be Held In Washington, DC

I’m quite happy to see (HT, Glenn Letham) that OSGEO is inaugurating an annual FOSS4G North America conference this year in Washington, DC on April 10-12, 2012. DC is an appropriate place for this event because of the presence or arguably the single largest user of geospatial technology, the US Federal Government. I’m happy to … Read more FOSS4G North America to Be Held In Washington, DC