Certification

The Top 5 IT Certifications geospatial professionals need to consider

It is essential that geospatial professionals be aware of which available certifications are considered attractive to organizations, as they indicate…

Association of Canada Lands Surveyors Develops New Canadian Hydrographer Certification

Canadian Hydrographer Certification Scheme Association of Canada Lands Surveyors The Association of Canada Lands Surveyors (ACLS) has developed a certification…

CIG Offers Free Membership to all Students at GoGeomatics Back to School Socials

The Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG), Gold-level sponsor of the 2016 GoGeomatics Back to School Socials, is happy to announce…

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…

Open Geospatial Consortium adopts the OGC SensorThings API as an official standard

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has adopted SensorThings API Part 1: Sensing as an official standard. The OGC SensorThings API…

Esri Technical Associate Certification: how I passed the test

A few months ago, I decided to obtain the Esri Associate certification for ArcGIS Desktop and wrote about my reasoning here. …

GIS Certification: Options and Discussion

There are many GIS and geomatics certification options available to Canadians.  They have been discussed in detail in previous articles. …

GIS Certification: Esri Certification

Many GIS Certification options exist for Canadian geomatics professionals, including software-specific certifications. One popular software certification is the Technical Certification…

GIS Certification: The Canadian Institute of Geomatics Certification Program

One of the GIS Certifications available to Canadians specifically is the Certified Geomatics Specialist certification available from the Canadian Institute…

Part 2: Preparing for the Esri Desktop Associate Exam

Last month in Part 1 of my series I shared my reasoning on why I wanted to try for the…

GIS Certification: AOLS Certificate of Registration

  Among the various types of GIS and Geomatics certifications available to Canadians, The Association of Ontario Land Surveyors (AOLS)…

Professional Certification: Population Health Data Analysis in British Columbia

Population health research is inherently interdisciplinary, multifaceted and firmly rooted in the evolving connections between place, time and related socioeconomic…