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The “New” GoGeomatics Canada: Relaunching Our Magazine

A team of really intelligent squirrels and I have been working on the new GoGeomatics magazine. I’m taking a break…

Event Recap: The 2017 Canadian Surveyors Conference in Ottawa

On March 1st and 2nd land surveyor professionals, as well as industry exhibitors, headed to Ottawa for the 2017 Canadian…

Interview with Ted Mackinnon: Promoting Canadian GIS & Geomatics on Twitter

GoGeomatics has been actively using Twitter to reach out to the geospatial community since 2009. We have written and hosted…

December 14th is the Ottawa CRSS GoGeomatics Christmas Party

Get your sleighbells jingling for the CRSS GoGeomatics Christmas Party! For the fourth year in a row, we’re teaming up…

UAVs in Canada – Key Exposures to Loss and Ways to Protect Yourself

This article was written by Mark Sampson for the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors. Mark’s contact details are at the…

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 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…

CDOs: Pressing the Need for a Chief Data Officer

Information Communications and Technology (ICT) is just like a human body. There is hardware (the bones and organs) as well…

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,…

2005-2015: Ten Years with Google Maps

In February 2005, Google Maps was launched as a desktop web mapping service. A few months later, in June 2005,…

Careers & GIS and Geomatics

Grow or Die – 3 Key GIS Career Needs

The premise of a liberal arts or science degree is to get a wide range of exposure across several disciplines. …

Deck the Halls for the CRSS GoGeomatics Christmas Party

Get your sleighbells jingling for the CRSS GoGeomatics Christmas Party! For the second year in a row, we’re teaming up…