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The Future of GIS Software? QGIS A Popular Open-Source GIS for the Masses

In today’s geomatics society, ArcGIS, developed by Esri, is a giant and dominates the GIS software market. However, there are…

What are the Top Programming Languages in the GIS World?

Image source: www.tiobe.com Every now and again we hear about the importance of programming for Geographic Information Systems(GIS) professionals, that…

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…

Government of Yukon Wins 2016 Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award

SAN DIEGO, Esri User Conference—June 29, 2016—Esri Canada congratulates the Government of Yukon for receiving the 2016 Esri Special Achievement…

#GISTRIBE Hashtag: The GIS Twitter Community

GoGeomatics recently had the opportunity to chat with Emily Garding, the founder of #GISTRIBE. Emily is a Wildlife Biologist who…

GoGeomatics Coming to Kelowna, BC

As a former Burnaby resident and fairly new to the field of GIS as a 2013 graduate of BCIT’s GIS…

GIS made in Canada – Doug Seaborn’s VISION*

An interview with GIS entrepreneur and visionary Douglas W. Seaborn on an exciting period of GIS development in the 1980s…

PCI Geomatics User Group Meeting Shows Promising New Features and Dedication to Customers

On February 4th, PCI Geomatics held their Annual User Group Meeting in Ottawa, Ontario. There was a high turnout, with…

Getting to First Base with GIS

A friend of mine who volunteers with a girls’ softball team came to me with a request recently. “I have…

EnWin Utilities Recognized for Using GIS to Improve Access to Key Operational Information

Consolidating hydro and water network data into a single geodatabase provides better decision support London, Esri Canada User Conference –…

All the Geomatics Acronyms You Wanted to Know but were Too Afraid to Ask

Here in Canada, there are many geomatics acronyms that get tossed around. During the recent “Team Canada” event that the…

Updated 2013 Canadian Geomatics Conferences & Events: GIS, Remote Sensing, Surveying

We decided to update our list of events and conferences that might be of interest to the geomatics community for…