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Conversations with Michael Goodchild on Questions of Geography

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Michael Goodchild and talk about his book and Geography.  Michael was…

Geomatics Atlantic 2016: Call for Presentations By June 30th

Call for Presentations It gives me great pleasure to announce that the Canadian Institute of Geomatics – New Brunswick Branch…

The Canadian Institute of Geomatics Brings Big Data to Ottawa

Last week I was among an interesting group of  participants and presenters who came together to discuss Big Data (June…

Global GIS Market to Grow Steadily at a CAGR of More Than 10% by 2020

Technavios market research analyst predicts the global GIS market to grow steadily at a CAGR of more than 10% by…

Thinking About Geomatics: How to Find the Right Device for Data Collection

Finding the right device for data collection I was at CNAM recently and a number of discussions reminded me of…

#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…

GIS Certification: Esri Certification

Many GIS Certification options exist for Canadian geomatics professionals, including software-specific certifications. One popular software certification is the Technical Certification…

Part 2: Preparing for the Esri Desktop Associate Exam

Last month in Part 1 of my series I shared my reasoning on why I wanted to try for the…

Paul Barker: What is Web GIS? Exploring the ‘new’ GIS

GIS has always been an integral part of forward thinking organizations. However, it has long struggled to break out of…

Building Bridges: GeoAlliance

On March 15-16th the GeoAlliance is hosting a strategy event in Calgary you can see here.  They are trying to bring together members…

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…

GIS Certification: The GISP

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