Standards

GIS Certification: The GISP

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

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…

GIS: Parks Canada Receives Award for Enterprise Approach to Data Management

OTTAWA, Esri Canada User Conference – October 6, 2015 – Parks Canada fosters public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of Canada’s…

OGC Seeks Sponsors for FutureCities Pilot

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) in collaboration with buildingSMART International (bSI) invites sponsorship in a pilot project to help cities…

Quebec Launches new FOSS4G GIS called IGO

IGO (for Open GIS Infrastructure) is a Free Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) developed by organisations in the government…

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…

Nova Scotia Power Wins Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award

Enterprise implementation of geospatial platform transforms electric utility operations San Diego, CA, Esri International User Conference – Esri Canada congratulates…

MDA to provide RADARSAT-2 ground station solution to support land and maritime applications

Richmond, BC – MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (“MDA” or the “Company”) (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company,…

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. …

UN General Assembly urges sharing of geospatial data to benefit people and planet

New York – The science that supports the precise pinpointing of people and places should be shared more widely, according…

GoGeomatics Asks about CCOG

The Canadian Council on Geomatics (CCOG) has been around for over 40 years. Despite that, many people in geomatics aren’t…

the PYXIS innovation™ Releases the Worldview Software Development Kit

the PYXIS innovation™ team is pleased to announce the release of the WorldView™ Software Development Kit (SDK), the world’s first…