ArcGIS

Interview with Sam Scovill, GIS Technician and 3 Day Champion on Jeopardy

Every weeknight, my mom and I watch Jeopardy together. Jeopardy always starts with the announcement of the contestants by their…

The Integrated Cadastral Information (ICI) Society and ParcelMap BC

This is the first of two articles on the release of ParcelMap BC Data, which we see as a significant…

Upgrade your Geospatial Skills: leveraging the power of MOOCs

What I want to share with you are some resources related to something called Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) where…

Making is Connecting: the social meaning of creativity

I spent Christmas in Sydney, Cape Breton. While there, I had the time to read David Gauntlett’s book ‘Making is Connecting’.…

The Future of GIS Software? QGIS A Popular Open-Source GIS for the Masses

In today’s geomatics society, ArcGIS, developed by Esri, is a giant and dominates the GIS software market. However, there are…

Geospatial Development: Enhancing GIS curricula with programming skills at UNB

Geospatial information science and technology (GIS&T) has rapidly evolved over the last few decades. This evolution has created a highly…

Students Talking

Ten Online GIS Programs in Canada

After completing an undergraduate degree in 2015, (Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Toronto) I needed to determine…

What are the Top Programming Languages in the GIS World?

Image source: www.tiobe.com Every now and again we hear about the importance of programming for Geographic Information Systems(GIS) professionals, that…

NB 911 Bureau Receives Esri Canada Award of Excellence in GIS

FREDERICTON, Esri Canada User Conference – October 25, 2016 – Esri Canada today presented the NB 911 Bureau, a branch…

BCIT GIS student project Tetrad

Become a BCIT GIS Student Project / Practicum Sponsor

The BCIT GIS department has been graduating students for 25+ years.  Our students come from BC, but as well, across…

Jessi Mielke Esri’s Certification Manager Chats About the Esri Technical Certification Program

For the last 6 months I’ve been writing articles and discussing my experience in regards to the Esri technical certification…

Canadian GIS Ambassador Program: Interview with Brent Hall, Director of Education & Research at Esri Canada

Interview with Brent Hall, Director of Education and Research at Esri Canada and, along with his staff, the initiator of…