News and Analysis
USC Spatial Treasure Hunt
This year marked the first USC GeoScavenge, a Welcome Week event created by the Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI) housed in the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
During the Aug. 22 event, students used smartphones...Read more
Why would anyone want different versions of data? Don’t we all want data we can trust, that doesn’t vary from copy to copy? The answer is yes, sometimes. Boundless CTO Juan Marin explains how GeoGig can manage versioned geodata.
Using 3D to Track Flu
Speaking from her base in California, Ms [Lauren] Bennett [Spatial Analysis Product Engineer] said advancements in mapping technology could provide unprecedented insights into how influenza and other disease outbreaks spread in Australia...Read more
Alteryx announced its new release earlier this year. Directions Magazine interviewed Paul Ross, vice president for product and industry marketing, to discuss how the more user-centric design of the 9.0 version allows for decision making closer to line-of-business managers,...Read more
Can you use a map created by the New York Times or USA Today? Can you use data created by a local government? Our editors look at copyright, fair use, creative commons and other licenses used for maps and data.