Directions Magazine has been the nation's most respected source of geospatial technology news and commentary since it was first published in 1998. Why? Because it's the only online geospatial magazine focused on building a community of expert industry insiders,sharing tips and insights that help all of us solve the problems that we face on the job each day.
Engage the global geospatial community! Success stories, advice and case studies that illustrate how a specific problem was solved are always welcome, as in this example: ODOT reveals workaround for using FILESTREAM & Collector with large datasets
Inform our community with the latest news, developments in technology, topics in education or event coverage. Consider writing a news or feature article, a review of a new product/service or an editorial, as in these examples:
Inspire our community with visions of what's possible. If something or someone is impacting our industry – or our world – we want you to share it! See these examples:
Directions Magazine doesn't publish themed editions, so your stories on any geospatial topic of interest to our readers are welcome at any time! Our features newsletters are published every two weeks, beginning January 11, 2016. If your story is time sensitive, please submit it at least 6 weeks in advance of the desired publication date.
Publishing dates for 2017: 1/11, 1/25, 2/8, 2/22, 3/8, 3/22, 4/5, 4/19, 5/3, 5/17, 5/31, 6/14, 6/28, 7/12, 7/26, 8/9, 8/23, 9/6, 9/20, 10/4, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 11/29, 12/13, and 12/27.
Articles written by technology vendors must be informative and non-commercial to be considered as a regular featured article.
For sponsored articles and featured press releases, please refer to our media kit. (An example of a sponsored content article from Bentley Systems) Featured Press Releases appear at the top of the News feed on our home page.
Press releases should be submitted directly to our website through the Press Release Portal.
All submissions are subject to approval and editing for grammar, style and consistency. Not all submissions will be published.