Category: Good Practice

Password Management 2021

Seriously, if you do not use a password manager yet, this post has links to two articles with 2021 reviews of the best options. Get one!

Drone registration and operator accreditation – it’s the law

Mavic2 remotely piloted aircraft in the sky

Drone registration and operator accreditation applies to all drones flown for anything other than sport or recreation. This includes all professional activities such as research, training, community and government services, or any work undertaken on behalf of your employer.

Data Backups – What’s your strategy?

Does your project have a Data Backup Strategy?
This post will take you, step-by=step, from what you need to consider at the beginning of a project through to archiving critical project outcomes at the end.

New RPA/Drone registration and accreditation scheme is coming

CASA is introducing a new remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) registration and RPAS operator accreditation scheme

Are you using Basemaps in ArcGIS 10.x?

Do you need to access BaseMaps from an ESRI Server?
You need to patch your ArcGIS Desktop Installation!

Experimenting with Low-cost UAVs

DEM field capture using consumer grade drones is no longer ‘experimental’ – some of the advice from the early research still holds strong though!

SAL and Security – 2018 EoY Reminder

As we head out for the summer there are a couple of security issues related to working in SAL that are worth reviewing. Specifically, personal security and passwords 🙂
Do you have the SafeZone App and a password manager on your phone?

Aerial Photos are not Maps.

Why aerial photo are not maps and dipping a toe into the differences between ortho- and geo- rectification.

World Back Up Day

Don’t be an April Fool.
Be prepared. Back up your files on March 31st.

Password Management

Do you know why and how to manage your passwords?

The Verge put out a YouTube video earlier this year that does a good job of explaining the answers to both these questions…