All posts by Max Botten

Design notes: on interoperability

It is a common problem for many businesses, that systems designed to solve specific problems are not designed to talk to each other. We’ve been considering this problem ourselves in the design of our systems at Inquiron. While our platforms have solved a range of problems for our clients in high-risk countries, we’ve found new …

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Product spotlight: Cut down the time it takes to annotate security incidents on maps

Security Managers in high risk regions often have to give presentations or provide reports on incidents or security situations, demonstrating the possible impact on their company’s area of operation. Creating the visuals can be incredibly time consuming and images are often created in PowerPoint or Word. Drawing out text boxes and arrows to show offensive …

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Article round up – February

As usual, we’ve been been tweeting some of the interesting articles we’ve come across in February. We’ve rounded up some of our favourites on a range of topics from maps to visualising uncertainty. Mapbox wrote a great post about the work they are doing to improve OSM maps. BBC News highlighted some great examples of …

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Personnel Monitor – Locate your employees in Iraq, fast

Working in high risk environments such as Iraq means that companies have to closely monitor the changeable security and political situation. If an emergency does arise, Security Managers need to know how many of their people may be affected so that they can start the evacuation process. We decided to test how long it would …

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