Mapfit – a New York-based startup is quietly disrupting the map making industry. For the past two years, the company has been developing the platform that can automatically analyze and make sense of hundreds of IoT data sources and seamlessly generate map updates. None of the big mapping companies: Google, Apple, TomTom and HERE, with all their resources, was able to achieve that.
The reality is this because most organizations don’t know anything about GIS, they don’t understand how it can benefit them.
…And since the market has not yet fully matured, even in cases where GIS could be beneficial, it isn’t being utilized.
But this doesn’t have to be the case. Look at your organization and you’ll realize that people make projects work.
You’ve always loved geography,and you’ve always loved computers. This is why you’ve pursued a GIS career path, but if you’re having troubles getting your foot in the door for a GIS job, we have a list of 10 GIS career tips that anyone can learn to do.
QGIS 3 has landed. When QGIS releases a new version, it’s kinda a big deal. Because the unsung heroes of open source GIS software are back in action! It’s their third big release. QGIS 3! I know some of you may be hesitating to make the switch to QGIS 3. But when you hit a fork in the road, what do you do? You look the devil in the eye and take this ride.
You need geospatial data to do anything with GIS. Data is the fuel for all GIS-based projects. Not long ago, obtaining data for a GIS-based project was an arduous task. Challenges included the lack of data, monetary, licensing, and other restrictions on data, difficulty in obtaining and sharing large data sets given the state of computer technology, and other societal and technical challenges.
While term ‘geospatial’ is becoming more and more trendy, many do still not know what hides behind the term. List of reasons for learning some geomatics as soon as possible could probably make a whole dedicated post. This time though, we won’t be convincing you that geospatial technology is amazing, but will give a list of opportunities for learning.
Below, you will find online courses from various platforms, that will help you to get more familiar with geographic information technologies as a tool for creating maps, mapping change, spatial analysis, remote sensing or creating cool info-graphics.
What are the capabilities of the asset management system we are considering? Should we use asset management software or a custom database solution? How do we decide what to do?