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Give Tanks: Connecting the Dots with Fulcrum Community

Give Tanks: Connecting the Dots with Fulcrum Community

17 March 2017 by George Todorovic

Learn how Fulcrum Community is being deployed to build an open dataset of water tanks in New York City.

How a Smartphone App is Stopping Elephant Poachers

How a Smartphone App is Stopping Elephant Poachers

17 February 2016 by RJ Jacques

Learn how Fulcrum is being used in the field to fight elephant poaching in Kenya.

Using Fulcrum to Monitor Impacts of Climate Change

Using Fulcrum to Monitor Impacts of Climate Change

04 February 2016 by Steve Signell

Guest Blog: Using Fulcrum to monitor the impact to climate change in the Adirondack Park.

Getting Down to Business: Jason Wheatley, Century Engineering

Getting Down to Business: Jason Wheatley, Century Engineering

01 February 2016 by Katrina Engelsted

Learn about how @flippinGeo captures real time data with @fulcrumapp and @centurygis

Getting Down to Business: Mike Merrill, Turbine Masters

Getting Down to Business: Mike Merrill, Turbine Masters

20 January 2016 by Katrina Engelsted

Learn about how one of our manufacturing customers uses Fulcrum and custom reports to speed up his workflow.

From Drone to Lab: Processing & Deploying UAV Imagery

From Drone to Lab: Processing & Deploying UAV Imagery

17 December 2015 by Coleman McCormick

The UVM Spatial Analysis Lab has been working on developing best practices guidelines for using UAS platforms for disaster response imagery collection.

Getting Down to Business Series: Blaine Hackett, RESPEC

Getting Down to Business Series: Blaine Hackett, RESPEC

24 November 2015 by Katrina Engelsted

Read about our customers and how they use Fulcrum in their daily tasks

Mobile Learning with GEMS World Academy Chicago

Mobile Learning with GEMS World Academy Chicago

11 June 2015 by Thomas Steele-Maley

The growth of mobile learning in K-12, and how GEMS World Academy uses Fulcrum for teaching.

Getting Smarter about Bike Theft in Portland

Getting Smarter about Bike Theft in Portland

21 May 2015 by J Allard

Love bikes? Hate theft? Volunteers are using Fulcrum to collect bike lock data to build a baseline of Portland bike parking.

Community Needs Assessment for Rio das Pedras, Brazil

Community Needs Assessment for Rio das Pedras, Brazil

18 May 2015 by Danny Sheehan

The Built Environment & Health Research Group at Columbia University (BEH) used Fulcrum for a Needs Assessment project in the Rio das Pedras area of Brazil.

Homeless Outreach for House of Hope

Homeless Outreach for House of Hope

11 May 2015 by Megan Smith

Rhode Island recognizes the crucial importance of street outreach and coordinates these activities through the Statewide Outreach Committee.

Mapping Landslides in the Austrian Alps

Mapping Landslides in the Austrian Alps

07 May 2015 by Bryan McBride

Mapping Landslides in the Austrian Alps with Fulcrum

Fulcrum & Arduino: Building a Gas Sensor

Fulcrum & Arduino: Building a Gas Sensor

02 December 2014 by Adam Rose

Adam Rose of XP Solutions walks through building an inexpensive gas sensor to use with Fulcrum, using the Arduino open hardware platform.

Qualitative and Ethnographic Research with Fulcrum

Qualitative and Ethnographic Research with Fulcrum

26 March 2014 by Mitchell Sipus

Thoughts on using Fulcrum to conduct field research in Ethiopia. A quick overview of tips and experiences documenting field findings for qualitative research efforts.

Stormwater Pollution Management with Fulcrum

Stormwater Pollution Management with Fulcrum

28 February 2014 by Sarah Lindquist

Read how to implement bioretention facilities for environmentally-friendly stormwater runoff, and monitor it with Fulcrum.

Easy Field Data Collection in the Virgin Islands

Easy Field Data Collection in the Virgin Islands

15 October 2013 by Carol Kraemer

Earlier this year, AppGeo and Spatial Focus embarked on a 3 month pilot phase of an address reference system project on St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas

Modern Civil Engineering: SMEC South Africa

Modern Civil Engineering: SMEC South Africa

26 September 2013 by Nicky Dannewitz

Read about the fantastic work done by the SMEC South Africa team, mapping critical infrastructure including bridges, roads, and power facilities.

FEMA Corps Perspectives on Fulcrum

FEMA Corps Perspectives on Fulcrum

19 June 2013 by FEMA

We attended a Joint Interagency Field Exercise (JIFX) at Camp Robert, CA. Read about how we used Fulcrum to test solutions for FEMA Corp's relief missions.

Using Fulcrum to Map Water & Sanitation in Liberia

Using Fulcrum to Map Water & Sanitation in Liberia

12 June 2013 by Max Hirn

Having recently used Fulcrum to map over 15,000 water customers, the World Bank is now using the data to help connect more people to safe drinking water.

Disaster Planning in Uganda with the Red Cross

Disaster Planning in Uganda with the Red Cross

24 April 2013 by Andie Dodd

Recently, in Uganda, Fulcrum was brought in as a data collection tool, and a group of volunteers was trained to use it.

User Highlight: Brandon Freeman of TREKK Design Group

User Highlight: Brandon Freeman of TREKK Design Group

27 March 2013 by Andie Dodd

Highlighting a power user of Fulcrum: Brandon Freeman - Trekk Design