Posts by Year



It’s a wrap!

Paul Nebel
November 01, 2020

9 minute read

Can you calculate your annual profit using just internet searches?

Be Prepared

Paul Nebel
August 01, 2020

17 minute read

A non-technical founders guide to the accounts and artifacts you’ll have to create to bring your technical startup to life.

Walk a mile in your customers’ shoes

Paul Nebel
July 01, 2020

5 minute read

When you’re trying to establish problem-solution fit it’s really important to think like a customer, not a product owner

The Blueprint for Success

Paul Nebel
April 01, 2020

5 minute read

Create a service blueprint, understand your process and discover your unique value

Why? comes after What!

Paul Nebel
February 03, 2020

6 minute read

If your assumptions are too abstract you can’t test them. Use the Toyota ‘5-Whys’ strategy to make them digestable.


What is the Value Proposition for?

Paul Nebel
November 01, 2019

3 minute read

Before we can build a solution we need to understand the problem. Then we can test how well our solution fits the problem.


Modelling your data processing flow in QGIS

Max Stephan
December 12, 2018

10 minute read

An introduction to the processing modeler of QGIS. Based on a simple scenario the aspects of this tool will be discussed and a step-by-step tutorial of how t...

UK Highway Maps Data Mismatch

Dr Yousaf Omar Azabi
August 14, 2018

5 minute read

A script to find mismatched information of roads from different datasets providers to facilitate map updates and reduce the cost of gathering the information...

Dynamic Server-Side Clustering for Large Datasets

Paul Nebel
January 30, 2018

11 minute read

Recent work for a startup leads to a method for compressing large amounts of location data (100K+ locations) server-side in order to reduce latency and incre...


Build Your Own Static Vector Tile Pipeline

James Gardner
May 19, 2017

19 minute read

Following on from Tiler, this post looks at the low level commands necessary to generate vector tiles from scratch. I’ll also describe how to use attributes ...

Introducing Tiler

James Milner
May 14, 2017

3 minute read

An introduction to Tiler, a config oriented vector tile pipeline