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Career Profile: An Interview with Jackie Woodruff, GIS Technician

Meet Jackie Woodruff. She’s a BC-based GIS Technician with a strong passion for the geomatics community. GoGeomatics recently interviewed Jackie…

PCI Geomatics Expands Training Program by Providing Free Access to Online Coursebooks

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario, Canada – May 14, 2014: PCI Geomatics, a world-leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and…

U.S. Surveying, Geomatics, and Angst

“Not good enough damn it! Not good enough!” – Jean-Luc Picard   Jonathan Murphy, Managing Director of GoGeomatics asked me…

The Plan for Building Tomorrow’s Geo Education

Over the past couple of months, I’ve been writing about the state of geo awareness and education in Canada, and…

The Canadian GIS Education Handbook

Success is a destination for which a clear path must be drawn.  As GIS technology is relatively young in the…

The Caravan Thunders Onward

“The caravan thunders onward On my way at last, on my way at last I can’t stop thinking big” –…

Lindsay Short: The Ins and Outs of Being a Young GIS Professional

Historically, jobs in GIS were few and women in these roles were even fewer. While there are a growing number…

Immigrating to Canada for GIS Work: Interview with Madhur K Shrestha

GoGeomatics Canada had the chance to interview Madhur K Shrestha, a new arrival to Canada and a GIS specialist.  We explore…

Education: Where is the Leadership in the Canadian Geomatics Community?

In previous postings on GoGeomatics Canada  (GIS in the School System & GIS Partnerships Between the Community and the Education…

Lynn Moorman: Finding the Way with Geo-Literacy

At first glance, navigating the world has never been easier. Getting from Point A to Point B is a snap;…

GIS Training Approaches with Scott Bell

GIS training and teaching is a fascinating endeavor. Undergraduate classes are a mélange of students from disciplines that span the…

GIS in the School System

Fast forward to 2011. I was conducting research on latest trends in education re web 2.0; and, with my Intermediate/Secondary…