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New Canadian GoGeomatics Group Launched in Peterborough Ontario

GoGeomatics Canada would like to announce Peterborough, Ontario has been added to our growing list of cross-country GoGeomatics Socials! We…

Canadian GIS Ambassador Program: Interview with Brent Hall, Director of Education & Research at Esri Canada

Interview with Brent Hall, Director of Education and Research at Esri Canada and, along with his staff, the initiator of…

The Most Fun You’ve had with Geomatics: ‘Pokémon Go’ Comes to Canada

The geospatial community has been “abuzz” since a game called called “Pokémon Go” landed on cell phones in Australia and…

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. …

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…

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…

Postal Codes: Canada Post Backs Down on Crowdsourced Open Data

Have you ever felt the wrath of a Canadian Crown Corporation? In 2011 Canada Post set its sights on Ervin…

Geography: Thinking About Walking Home

Walking Home is a book by Ken Greenberg on ‘the life and lessons of a city builder’. It describes the…

Georeferencing Scanned Maps Using QGIS

One of the passions of modern day information technologists is to convert the past to digital form and to put…

eyesMap3D: The most accurate and powerful 3D photo modeling software

Global based technology company eCapture announced today the launch of its versatile and intuitive software eyesMap3D, to generate accurate 3D…

GoGeomatics Goes to East Africa: New Markets for Canadian Technologies

  Jambo from Nairobi, Kenya!   I,  Jon Murphy – GoGeomatic’s intrepid Managing Director, am in Kenya having a look…

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…