Directions Magazine
Hello. Login | Register

Articles

All Articles | Post Comment

Top 5 Directions Magazine Podcasts from Fall 2012

Bookmark and Share
Wednesday, December 19th 2012
Comments
Read More About: 2012, apple, edu, esri, lbs, nokia, tomtom
Classified Ads:

Summary:

Executive Editor Adena Schtuzberg picked out the top podcasts from the last three months. If you missed them the first time around - here's an opportunity to catch up!

1. Nokia Rebrands Mapping: The Perspective from an Enterprise GIS Partner

This week we get the lowdown on all of Nokia's recent mapping announcements from Jim Reid, president of ADCi, a long time Nokia partner.

2. Is GIS Education Bait and Switch?

Last week a discussion of Spatial Information Technology (SpatialIT) came to a bit of a head. The conversation, lead by OpenGeo’s Paul Ramsey may have unearthed a truth many would rather not hear: "...as we know, GIS courses are just the bait in the trap, to suck naïve students into a career where 90% of the activity is actually in data creation (digitization monkey!) and publication (map monkey!), not in analysis." Is that right?

3. Esri’s Geoloqi Acquisition: Why?

Last week Esri announced at its European User Conference that had acquired LBS firm Geoloqi. Our editors look at why Esri might be interested in the firm and the new market areas it might open.

4. Paper Map Publishers Reinvent their Business Model

You may not have heard but the International Map Trade Association renamed itself the International Map Industry Association. Have map publishers been part of the GIS and online mapping revolution? Can they find a way to straddle the two worlds?

5. Apple Maps Underwhelms: What Does it Mean to Consumer Mapping and Professional GIS?

The early verdict is in: Apple Maps on iOS 6 underwhelms the tech press and some users. What does this situation suggest about the state of consumer mapping and are there implications for GIS professionals?

Did you enjoy this topic? Check out these Channels:
Education, Esri Technology, Location-based Services

Bookmark and Share


Stay Connected

Twitter RSS Facebook LinkedIn Delicious Apple Devices Android Blackberry






Recent Comments

DigitalGlobe Foundation: Fostering the Vision of “Seeing a Better World”

The DigitalGlobe Foundation was established to support university research and the next generation of geospatial technology users through grants of satellite imagery. In this interview, Editor in Chief Joe Francica discusses the mission of the Foundation with its executive director, Mark Brender.

The Odyssey of the Topographical Survey in India
The Search for the Best Geospatial Conference Keynote Speaker
Batty: Another Great State of the Map Conference
GEOINT Takes Center Stage in National Security: A Recap of the GEOINT Symposium 2013*
Small Sats and Commercial Remote Sensing: A conversation with Rob Zitz, Vice President, Leidos
Congressman Ruppersberger: GEO-INT Prepared Remarks
Digital Storytelling Made Easy: StoryMap.js
Nine New Satellite Companies: Which Will Make it?

DirectionsMag.com

About Us | Advertise | Contact Us | Web Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy
© 2014 Directions Media. All Rights Reserved