QGIS in the Wild with MOBIA
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Telecommunication designs with QGIS and PostGIS at MOBIA
Presenters: Charlotte Gallant and Justin Chang
MOBIA Technology Innovations is a systems integrator and technology consulting firm with over 30 years of experience working with Canadian service providers, healthcare providers and private and public enterprises through their technology transformations. With an experienced executive team and approximately 500+ professionals deployed across Canada, MOBIA delivers hardware, software, and professional services to clients across North America.
MOBIA’s five business units of expertise are: Broadband and Wireless Services, Infrastructure Solutions, Managed Services, Cybersecurity and Digital Transformation Services. At the core of MOBIA’s business is a team of project managers, business and technical analysts, and technology experts with extensive experience in all aspects of delivering projects on time and within budget.
In 2020, to meet the demand for quality telecommunication distribution designs across Canada, MOBIA created MEDS (MOBIA Engineering Design System) utilizing the open-source dynamic duo of QGIS and PostGIS. In this presentation, we will discuss MOBIA’s story of developing MEDS (MOBIA ENGINEERING DESIGN SYSTEM) and explore how MOBIA overcame obstacles in implementing MEDS and how QGIS and PostGIS play a pivotal role at MOBIA.