News and Analysis
A gathering of the European OpenStreetMap communit, State of the Map Europe, took place in Karlsruhe, Germany in June. Hundreds of attendees met to discuss various aspect of the project. Ed Freyfogle details how OpenStreetMap (OSM) has come a long way....Read more
The awards are new to me!
The Partnership for Public Service annually honors outstanding federal employees who have made a significant difference in the lives of Americans, presenting awards that have come to be known as the "Oscars of government...Read more
Introduction to GIS and Mapping starts this fall from the Open Online Academy. The course page suggests it's either four weeks or eight; it's not clear.
Until recently cartography skills where hard to learn. Today, new technologies allow us to download...Read more
Saginaw Alerts Landlords of Police/Fire Calls
When Saginaw police officers or firefighters respond to a call at one of Saginaw's nearly 5,000 registered rental properties, the landlord will be notified the following Monday. The new feature of the GIS goes live...Read more
Certificate of Competence in GIS from Hawaii Institutions
Starting this August, UH Maui College, Hawai‘i Community College and Kaua‘i Community College will offer two accelerated, eight-week credit courses in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) leading to a...Read more