Free Mobile & Web Survey Application for easy data collection using Open Data Kit (ODK)

After trying and writing post about EpiCollect5 I decided to look at another data collection tool, Open Data Kit (ODK). A brief overview of it in video below: This has some strengths and weaknesses over EpiCollect5. Weaknesses: Only Android App, not Apple (but since there are lots of cheap Android mobiles this is not a

Free Mobile & Web Survey Application for easy data collection using Epicollect5

I had a couple of attempts at creating a mobile phone app for surveys. See this post and this one. I got distracted by the CRUD process and let it rest for a while. Whilst looking for some Python Mapping tools, I came across this article regarding capturing GPS data and was taken with the

Python 1. Starting with Python

Why would I want to use Python? I give an explanation at the bottom of background to how I selected this programme.  After exploring Python tutorials, I decided that I could use Python to do help me do the following things that I have been working on, hopefully in a more integrated environment, rather than

Building Data Wrangling for Analysis using Power BI, Knime, Excel & SQL Express

This is the LINK to the report. The idea is to use powerBI to display data about different elements on a Dashboard so you can drill into the data. In the above screenshot I have tables showing Standard, Upper & Lower Baselife Data with conditions by colour and a map referencing where the properties are

Knime Database Connections

I use Knime for re-structuring data. What is Knime? From their website: At KNIME,  we build software for fast, easy and intuitive access to advanced data science, helping organizations drive innovation. Our KNIME Analytics Platform is the leading open solution for data-driven innovation, designed for discovering the potential hidden in data, mining for fresh insights,

Download Excel Macro for testing extraction data from 3D PDF’s

Please download and play with the data extraction process from 3D PDF’s to Excel. This is a  a reduced functionality demonstration version of the Excel Macro developed for extracting information from 3D PDF’s. The Macro only works on Room data from the 3D PDF’s. There are also samples of 3D PDF files with Data &

Data Capture from raster files with Revit

Most Asset Management Property Portfolios will consist of existing buildings. Generally new buildings coming into the portfolio will be a small percentage of the total. Information about existing buildings will most probably be scanned (Raster) plans and documents from the original As-Built construction drawing set, with some small updates in CAD (Computer Aided Drawing). This