Author Archives: Andy Dingfelder

About Andy Dingfelder

Andy is a Technology Manager with over 20 years of experience in Software Development, Project Management and Team Management in Telco, Healthcare and General SDLC. Full bio is available at: http://www.linkedin.com/in/dingfelder Follow at http://twitter.com/dingfelder Andy Dingfelder lives in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand with his wife and two daughters.

Project Management Certification

I have been doing Project Management for a long time, but never got around to getting certified. In my previous role as a Product Development Manager for example, I sccessfuly managed multiple projects concurrently (as many as 7 at a … Continue reading

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Social Media Connection

I have been focusing a lot on Social Media interaction recently instead of writing blog articles. Specifically, I set up twitter accounts for Computing As You Like It for my personal @dingfelder account for Hawkes Bay Imports and also for … Continue reading

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wheedle is back – trademe’s competition?

A while back, I wrote an article about the online selling market in New Zealand.  Today we will look at recent developments and see how the playing field stacks up in 2013. As before, Trademe is still the dominant player … Continue reading

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Using ArcGIS – An example of the power of ArcMaps for analysing property locations – part 3

In this third article about using ArcMaps for analysing property locations, we will continue the search demonstration that we started in the previous GIS article. The next step is to select the road segment that will be built. and then … Continue reading

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Did a bit of hardware repair this week. How about some Galaxy S3 Screen repair?Had to fully dissassemble all the interior parts and remove the motherboard and components.  Here is the before: And After: Also, to make things more interesting, … Continue reading

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Using ArcGIS – An example of the power of ArcMaps for analysing property locations – part 2

In part Two of the article about Using ArcGIS ArcMaps for analysing property locations, we will follow up on what we learned in the last article.  We will this time focus on adding some data intellegence, and will do some … Continue reading

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Using ArcGIS – An example of the power of ArcMaps for analysing property locations – part 1

In this example, I will use the sample data provided by the ESRI tutorials, which are available online after registering a Global ESRI account.  I highly recommend going through their tutorials, as they are a great resource. If you need … Continue reading

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ESRI ArcGIS (ArcMAP) 10.1 Walkthrough

Following up on my last post about GIS (http://computingasyoulikeit.com/getting-started-with-gis/) I am writing today about installing and launching one of the most widely used GIS tools available today. I have chosen ESRI as the principal GIS tool to use, as they … Continue reading

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Thoughts on getting twitter followers. (do not ever pay for followers!)

I wrote an article over a year ago about how to get twitter followers, and thought it would be a good idea to provide an update. The key point I would make is: You do NOT have to pay for … Continue reading

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Getting started with GIS

I have been asked a couple of times to write an article about using GIS systems because of my background in this area. I had a lot of fun learning GIS and and exploring Spatial Analysis, it was a very … Continue reading

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