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GIS Certification: The GISP

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

Jobs: Career Strategies for Students and Recent Graduates in GIS

What Students and Recent Graduates Can Do   Relating to another article I wrote, called “Career Challenges for Students and…

Jobs: Career Challenges for Canadian Students and Recent Graduates in GIS

The Challenges As a recent graduate (2013) of GIS training at BCIT in Burnaby in addition to an Honours Bachelor…

Discrete Global Grid Systems – A new OGC standard emerges.

The beginning of 2016 was accompanied with a sonorous press release from the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) entitled: “OGC® seeks…

Where are the GIS & Geomatics Jobs in Canada for 2016

Where are the Geomatics job opportunities in Canada?  I’ve got some good news and I’ve got some bad news.  Let’s start…

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…

Map Tiles and Cached Map Services

  The tiling of large maps is an old practice. Large paper maps have always been divided into a series…

Ottawa CCRS Speaker Series: The Halifax air photo mission of 1921 post-WW1 air surveys in Canada

Mr. Dirk Werle, Partner / Geoscientist, Ærde Environmental Research, Halifax Date: Friday, November 13, 2015 Time: 10:30 – 12:00 Location:…

Andrew Goodwin Talks Environmental LiDAR Uses at Next Toronto Social

The Toronto GoGeomatics November Social is taking place November 6th, and we’ve got a great speaker lined up for the…

Cumberland County, Maine USA

Interview: Canadian Cartographer in Australia

GoGeomatics has reached all the way across the world to Australia to interview our next guest. Today we have a discussion with Jennifer Johnston whom has taken the time to talk about some of her Cartography experiences and what she thinks about the Geomatics industry.

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,…

Standardizing IoT via the Open Geospatial Consortium Registry Platform

While IoT continues to grow in hype and in real importance, all of this excitement will start to wane if…