Category Archives: Product Development

The Teardowns

That’s the good thing about being passionate about something, you see the long game. You see what something will become tomorrow; not what it is today. You need that patience and vision when doing a teardown. So, what’s the purpose … Continue reading

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Were you “Recovering” Last week?

Last week was a busy one here at geoLOGIC. We attended one of our biggest shows of the year – the 2011 CSPG CSEG CWLS Joint Annual Convention – themed “Recovery” – here in Calgary. As many of you will … Continue reading

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I’m So Fascinating!

…Did I make you look??? Not to worry this entire blog will not be about me, actually none of it will. But if you saw the title and thought to yourself “that’s a little appalling” but you still had to … Continue reading

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The Times, They Are A-Changin’ (Saskatchewan UWI Edition)

As we briefly mentioned previously on this blog, the Saskatchewan government regulator (SER) has announced its intention to move away from its current UWI format. This coincides with the Ministry of Energy and Resources PRIME project to modernize the 20 … Continue reading

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The Tao of New Features (Part 4)

This is the fourth of a 4 part series on the geoLOGIC philosophy of adding new features to our software.   Part 1 is here.  Part 2 is here. Part 3 is here. Protect the interpretive data. This is the most critical … Continue reading

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Stumblin’

One of my favorite new ways to search the internet is through a site called Alltop. What Alltop does is place all the latest articles about a topic on a single page. They have a really interesting page for all … Continue reading

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All is Calm

For this post, there’s no story to tell – just a series of random observations -Over the holidays, the Alberta Department of Energy changed their crown land information data from the old mainframe based LSAS format (Land Status Automated System) … Continue reading

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The Tao of New Features (Part 3)

This is the third of a 4 part series on the geoLOGIC philosophy of adding new features to our software.   Part 1 is here.  Part 2 is here. Will this impose new workflows on existing users? This actually became a huge … Continue reading

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You do WHAT at 8:15 every day?!

I’m not entirely sure when our team got too big to sit at the board table in our planning room, all I know is that even standing space in that room is becoming difficult to secure. Every morning at 8:15, … Continue reading

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The Tao of New Features (Part 2)

This is the second of a 4 part series on the geoLOGIC philosophy of adding new features to our software.   Part 1 is here. What is the problem or process that this feature or function will address? We try not … Continue reading

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