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New Mapping Features

Customers can now print the maps from Landboss and tracts will be colored by lease status. In addition, we added a zoom to feature which makes it a snap to zoom to a specific STR.

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Oil and Gas Mapping with ESRI's ArcView

A couple of weeks ago, after careful consideration, we made the decision to switch mapping servers from Autodesk's Mapguide to Esri's ArcView. Mapguide is a fine product and the feature to cost ratio is great, but we have outgrown it's capabilities and are in need of something more robust.

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Mineralboss - Mineral Management Software from Landboss

A lot of time has gone by since my last blog entry and it seems like it was travelling by plane. We’ve been hard at work improving our flagship product Landboss as well as getting our upcoming mineral management application, Mineralboss, ready for release, which is what I’d like to tell you a little bit about in this post.

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Our Simplifile Integration

Several weeks back we finished integrating Simplifile's e-Recording service with Landboss. This new service addition allows users of Landboss to file their leases using Simplifile's electronic service.

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Weekly Releases and the Road Forward

The past month has seen a huge increase in activity here at LANDBOSS, including demos, free trials, and paying customers. The list of user-requested features has gotten quite long, however, so we've decided to begin pushing out weekly updates instead of larger, monthly releases.

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Coming in v1.10 - Sample Data

One of the concerns we've heard with LANDBOSS is that it can sometimes be a challenge to tell how certain features work without at least a decent amount of data in the system. Of course we have a spiffy data import tool that can quickly get your real data into LANDBOSS, but before that task is completed a new account can feel barren, maybe even a little lonely.

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The Road to NAPE

For those that are unfamiliar, NAPE is a large oil & gas industry expo in Houston. This year's will be held Feb 11-12, and we're currently working full-tilt to get some very cool features implemented by then.

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Introducing the Lease Activity Dashboard

After talking with some landmen I discovered that it is fairly common for them to be periodically called out of the field in order to report what they have been working on to their managers. Two things occurred to me after learning this.

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Chain of Title, Landman Software, and You!

It has been a couple of weeks since my last post but trust me when I say that the wait was worth it. Between eating too much turkey and a major testing cycle, I took pity on those poor landmen that must run title and redesigned one of the useful tools in LANDBOSS.

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Upcoming Release - Landboss v1.02

Today LANDBOSS version 1.02 entered the QA (Quality Assurance) phase, with a tentative release date of 12/4/2009. Version 1.02 contains far more than 1.01 did, hence the reason it took longer to finish.