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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…

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…

How Pokémon Go can encourage a love of outdoors … and family …

In a prior piece, Jonathan Murphy pointed out that fun and geospatial awareness can go together through a game. I…

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…

Find Your GIS & Geospatial Job: Career Seminar Ottawa April 9th

Finding a job in geospatial technology can be difficult. That’s why GoGeomatics Canada is bringing back our popular Career Seminar…

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…

Esri Technical Certification: Why am I going to take it?

A couple weeks ago, I decided that I wanted to take one of the Esri Technical Certification Exams to improve…

GIS Certifications: Esri, ASPRS, AOLS, GISP, & CIG

Even today, with so much information at our finger tips, graduates and geospatial professionals struggle to understand the myriad of…

Jobs: Career Strategies for Students and Recent Graduates in GIS

What Students and Recent Graduates Can Do   Relating to another article I wrote, called “Career Challenges for Students and…

Remembering Roger Tomlinson & Early History of GIS in Canada

It’s two years now since Roger Tomlinson passed away.  Roger’s and my career path have crossed several times over the…

Jobs: Career Challenges for Canadian Students and Recent Graduates in GIS

The Challenges As a recent graduate (2013) of GIS training at BCIT in Burnaby in addition to an Honours Bachelor…