Friday, April 17, 2015

Three Questions To Ask Yourself Before Purchasing Aerial Imagery

Shopping is hard. How to decide?


So, you’ve seen your competition submitting proposal after proposal with stunning maps and images detailing the planned work. Even though your idea is better, you’re having trouble expressing clearly what you can do to the decision maker whose probably spending a minimal amount of time flipping through each proposal and needs to be impressed quickly.

The Secret Weapon for Difficult Searches

Title Searching in the Digital Age


If your job as a law clerk involves searching real estate title information, you’ve likely had difficulty finding municipal tax roll numbers and legal descriptions for new acquisitions.

  • Limited information about a property
  • Outdated legal descriptions
  • The property’s previous registered owner has changed names
  • Multiple PINs for large properties

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Top Three Ways Location Intelligence Helps Lawyers

You're a specialist, not a jack-of-all-trades. 


Luckily, you no longer need to be an expert in GIS to get what you need from mapping technology. First Base Solutions has developed VuMAP, a feature packed online mapping application with intuitive tools to help you view, query, measure, and report.  We can also prepare any kind of custom mapping to support your legal work.

MapWarehouse - SEARCH: How, What, and Why

Step 1 in any project is researching the opportunity

along with its challenges. Tight deadlines to submit a proposal need not stop you from putting together accurate, well considered estimates for your time and materials based on facts, not guesses, about the conditions at your site.  MapWarehouse is the easy answer to finding reliable data resources quickly and cost effectively.  Use our imagery to see the big picture!

Is Fast Better Than Free?


The business case for using paid data services over free resources.



Only the best data will do, however, Experian Data Quality's recent “Create Your Ideal Data Quality Strategy” study indicates 92% of companies surveyed are experiencing difficulty with data management, 50% acknowledge that inadequate data quality negatively impacts their business. In the specific case of geospatial data, another dimension is added to the complexity of data that can challenge the best of us.

Our Data

What's in store?


From Governments to Google, for the last 15 years, First Base Solutions has been the primary source for geospatial data and aerial image acquisition in Ontario. You might not know our name, but you definitely know our data.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Business Tomorrow Depends On Decisions We Make Today

Carrying on a proud Canadian tradition of innovation in mapping technology.


An oldie but a goodie.  I recently ran across this article called Digital age mapping delivers productivity gains published back in 2010 that made some good predictions about the direction of technology and has a lot of application for all the loyal fans of MapWarehouse out there.