Certification

GIS Certification: ASPRS Certification

  One type of certification available for GIS and Geomatics professionals is the ASPRS Certification program available from the American…

GIS Certification: The GISP

Professional certification is nothing new.  It is a requirement in many fields to help regulate professional practices in specific industries…

Esri Technical Certification: Why am I going to take it?

A couple weeks ago, I decided that I wanted to take one of the Esri Technical Certification Exams to improve…

GIS Certifications: Esri, ASPRS, AOLS, GISP, & CIG

Even today, with so much information at our finger tips, graduates and geospatial professionals struggle to understand the myriad of…

BCIT GIS Survey: should we offer a new type of GIS program?

The BCIT GIS department is undertaking a needs assessment to determine the feasibility of offering an Advanced Certificate in GIS…

When did you decide to go into Surveying/Geomatics and Why?

An informal poll by Julia Meldrum Smith This article was reprinted with permission from the Ontario Professional Surveyor, Volume 56,…

Strategies for Young GIS & Geomatics Professionals: Getting Ahead At Work

You have landed your job in geomatics and you want to move ahead. Maybe you are interested in leading a…

Do You Want A Geospatial Career in Canada?

GoGeomatics is well known for providing resources to Canadian geospatial job seekers. Now, we’re extending our reach to job seekers…

Geospatial Career: Finding a GIS Job

Sometimes it seems like jobs are getting harder to find in the geospatial sector. That’s because it is hard, especially…

Opinion: Canada Doesn’t Have Too Many GIS Programs

Are there too many GIS post-diploma programs and University GIS certifications in Canada? In the late 1980s, the prevailing notion…

The Results are in: Canadian GIS Grads Willing to Retrain for Land Surveying Careers

At our Cross-Canada Back to School Socials back in September, GoGeomatics took advantage of the huge numbers of students and…

HEXAGON: Geospatial 2014 Products Receive OGC Certification

Hexagon Geospatial announces that several of the products within the Geospatial 2014 product portfolio have received Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)…