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Keep your eyes on the sky: Weather is the Rising Star of Big Data

If “knowledge is power” as Sir Francis Bacon once said, then it’s no...

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How 3 technologies equal 1 huge step forward for Remote Sensing

Over the last several decades, great strides have been made with respect...

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Be a GeoMentor: Join a nationwide effort to improve GIS education

As part of the ConnectED initiative, Esri is donating free ArcGIS Online...

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Steve Coast on OpenStreetMap, HOT and paying it forward

Recently, Directions caught up with Steve Coast, founder of...

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Manage techs “on the go” with FieldMaster Supervisor mobile app

Have you ever wondered if your drivers are calling in to say they’re...

A Bold New World of GIS Assessment

The world of geospatial credentials and certifications continues to grow...

From Haiti to Nepal, Google team helps users find critical geographic data during crises

After dozens of Google employees spontaneously self-organized to respond...

GIS plays critical role in US telecommunications planning & security

The U.S. faces thousands of national security threats each year; in case...

Will your company fail without GIS?

The trend isn’t found in just one or two niche industries; it is...

Communicating with Maps Part 2: Discussing the issues with CaGIS President Sarah Battersby

In the second part of our summer series on Communicating with Maps,...

Washington DOT releases innovative GIS trip planner

In May 2013, a semitruck with an over-height load struck part of the...

Become Best in Class with the help of FSM software

Would it surprise you to learn that in 2012, about 80 percent of the...

Lower costs with GPS dispatching

Keeping vehicles on the road for as long as possible while minimizing...

Elevation data: Where to go and what to know

Digital representations of the surface of the earth are a key data set...


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