3 articles Tag Google Maps

Globe Alone

Globe Alone

Right – I’m winding down into holiday mode so jumped on the chance to feature some guest posts. First up is Lauren Noakes on the Google Earth Enterprise for the Public Sector evemt held at Google HQ on 3 November 2009. Lauren is a cartographer with the British Geological Survey so creating maps for a different purpose and audience than us in local government but turns out some of the issues are pretty similar. Here …

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Maps made easy

Toward the end of last week I made an impromptu decision to get to grips with making maps. Not so much in the form of deciding to become a cartographer but more along the lines of learning the tricks behind making Google MyMaps with lots of mashed up stuff on them. And thanks to Stuart Harrison, Andrew Beeken and the Easy Maps session at LocalGovCamp Lincoln I achieved my aim! I am now the proud …

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Getting the conversation started

I gave a presentation last week to other teams in the public relations division here. They covered an overview of social media and its use in online communications. Generally I think the presentations were well received and hopefully will help us make some moves on updating existing policies and making use of relevant social media to evolve our online communications. There were also some really interesting discussions in both of the groups and I wanted …

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