Spatial Data Quality

During this episode, Clarence Hempfield and I discuss aspects of spatial data quality, including the three basic spatial data types (points, lines, and polygons), data quality issues that can affect them, business applications of spatial data for enterprise location intelligence, and how mobile devices are driving the consumerization of geographic information systems (GIS), requiring business and consumer awareness of the data privacy implications of increasingly location-aware mobile applications.

Clarence Hempfield has over 17 years of experience in the high-tech industry with extensive experience in product management, product marketing, sales, and communications.  He is the Director of Global Product Strategy for Pitney Bowes Software, where he leads global product strategy for enterprise location intelligence.

Hempfield has spent the majority of his career in data-intensive domains, which include location intelligence, data management, predictive analytics, and document management.  Prior to joining Pitney Bowes Software, he held sales and marketing leadership positions with industry giants, Xerox and Océ.  He is an active blogger, who has also been published in trade journals and has presented at numerous company and industry events.

Clarence Hempfield holds BAs in Political Science and Economics, and a MBA.  He also is a certified information management professional (CIMP), and a certified industry analyst relations professional (CIARP).


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