News and Analysis
Janine Benyus is the author of Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature and founder of Biomimicry 3.8. She recently spoke at the Geodesign Summit in Redlands, Califorinia where she discussed how nature and biological phenomenon might contribute to the design and...Read more
Geography and Gut Bacteria
People living in cold, northern latitudes have bacteria in their guts that may predispose them to obesity, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Arizona, Tucson. The...Read more
Cambashi is a market research, industry analyst and consulting firm that covers the use of IT to address business issues in a variety of industry sectors. The company shared with Directions Magazinea few details from its latest GIS Observatory reports, typically only available to...Read more
The National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) Midyear is one of two meetings a year for the state GIS coordinators and key players in their space such as representatives of federal agencies, vendors, and related professional groups. Below are the...Read more
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) will be celebrating its 20th anniversary this March. Senior Staff Writer Lance McKee provides this retrospective on the organization as well as the successful expansion of the initiatives it is undertaking.