big data

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for March 11th: Autonomous cars; Hong Kong spatial data; smart phone data; YGP Award

Who will own the data collected by autonomous vehicles? Who will own the data collected by autonomous vehicles? That is…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for February 12th: Data61; earth observation in the UK; supply chain data; AI in food delivery

When GIS is everywhere, what is it? As GIS becomes mainstream, it is aided by a proliferation of open-source, easily…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for January 14th: WayRay; Geospatial profiling; big data; Planet; GeoSpock

Big business, big data According to a 2017 Market Guide for AIOps Platforms, by 2022 40% of all big enterprises…

OpenNorth: The Open Smart Cities Guide for Canada

Canada, like so many other countries around the world, is embracing the idea of smart cities.  This spring Industry Canada…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for June 25th: Canadian GIS Program Closing; Arctic Coast Guard; Canadian Gov’t and Big Data; Radarsat Satellites; flood imagery; Investing in Canada Plan

Why is Red River College closing its GIS program? “Low Industry and labour market demand and difficulty attracting students” as…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for June 18th: Kepler.gl; CSIRO Centre for Earth Observation; Smart cities in Nepal; UPS; Blockchain

Will a new Geospatial Analysis tool from Uber challenge traditional GIS software? Kepler.gl is Uber’s new “data-agnostic, high-performance web-based application…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for June 11th: SensorUp; Big Data Toronto; Drone Delivery Canada; Canada Forum on Geospatial Standards; MDA; Smart City Support Program

Drone Delivery Canada chosen for Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight Pilot Project  Drone Delivery Canada has been selected to participate in Transport Canada’s…

Your Global Location Technology Briefing for May 8th: Copernicus, Smart Cities, Cambridge Analytica, EarthTime, Landsat & half a quarter of a billion dollars of geospatial contracts

These stories are making waves in world geospatial news. The dark side of smart cities, a possible pay-wall for Landsat…

Mapping at McGill, Geospatial Index, Niagara Region, Elaine Dawson, Kamloops Transit, Konsberg Geospatial: Your Canadian Geomatics Briefing for May 2nd

In the Canadian geomatics sector this week, we look at the Geospatial Readiness Index, big data, new mapping initiatives, and…

Google Earth Engine – What is a Data Cube and Why Canadians Should Care

What is a data cube and how is it used for big data analytics?  How does a data cube work…

Toronto: CONGRESS 2017: Panel Talk Getting Comfortable with Big Data

About Congress Unrivaled in scope and impact, the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences is the convergence of…