At the Esri Federal GIS Conference in Washington DC on February 11th National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) director, Ms. Letitia Long, presented her vision for the agency and "Geography as a Global Platform."
What will we do with all of the Apple sensors: NFC, HealthKit, HomeKit, LED Sensors, barometers. Will they portend the beginning of yet another big data assault that will impact geospatial professionals? Will they catapult the “connected home” or “quantified self” craze? How will we use these data? Will standards be part of the adoption and who will own them?