I am particularly interested in location analytics, blending Business Intelligence with spatial analysis. Examples include retail/real estate site selection, trade area analysis, customer research, and marketing through demographic analysis.
I use Python for process and workflow automation, database reporting & manipulation, and developing new spatial tools.
I've been a GIS professional for 15+ years, most of which using ESRI tools (since Arc/Info 7.x). More recently I find myself using more open-source tools (QGIS, PostGIS, GDAL/OGR, web-based tools) and ultimately choosing "the right tool for the job" rather than being tied to a single vendor or toolset.
Q&A for cartographers, geographers and GIS professionals
Q&A for professional and enthusiast programmers
Q&A for professional, enthusiast and amateur photographers
Q&A for peer programmer code reviews
Q&A for developers and researchers interested in open data
Q&A for computer enthusiasts and power users
Q&A for professional system and network administrators
Q&A for enthusiasts and power users of the Android operating system
Q&A for professional programmers interested in conceptual questions about software development
Q&A for people interested in statistics, machine learning, data analysis, data mining, and data visualization
Q&A for database professionals who wish to improve their database skills and learn from others in the community
Q&A for people who love outdoor activities, excursions, and outdoorsmanship