Geospatial industry look at yourself in the mirror. Be honest. What do you see? Are you well groomed, carefully put together? Do you clearly express who and what you are? Let me tell you what I think. You’re a mess. There I have said it. Geospatial Industry you are a Mess! Why, you might ask, […]
The geospatial industry overall will continue growing strong in 2017. Some big trends like like IoT, Self-driving Cars, Location based Consumer apps and space will keep pushing the industry to new areas. The separation between different areas in the geospatial industry will become more apparent. GIS will remain niche, but I expect strong growth in […]
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Maps are a simple and efficient way to understand and communicate rapidly. Looking at a spreadsheet, we see rows and columns of data. Using charts and graphs, that data can be seen as a pattern. But when that same data is presented on a map, we suddenly have context for the information. Because most of […]
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New Year’s Eve is a time to look a bit back and reflect on the past 12 months but more importantly it is also a time to set up goals for the next year. You and me, we’re not ordinary people, we are GeoGeeks and our New Year’s resolutions are also far from being ordinary: 1. […]
By Matt Kelso, Manager of Data & Technology With tens of thousands of wells scattered across the countryside, Southwestern Pennsylvania is no stranger to oil and gas development. New, industrial scale extraction methods are already well entrenched, with over 3,600 of these unconventional wells drilled so far in that part of the state, mostly […]
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Coding web maps is the ability that becomes crucial for people working in the geo industry. In reality the most difficult part is to start. The coding part is something that you can learn especially with all the awesome APIs and libraries available these days. In order to help you overcome this most difficult first […]
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One of my favorite quotes recently comes from Chris Voss, author of Never Split the Difference. That quote is in the title of this post, Hope is not a strategy. That’s how I want to approach my future goals. I can’t hope I’ll get to them. I need a plan and I need some milestones....
Since 2009 Google has logged more than 2 million self-driving miles with their test vehicles. In fact, last week they spun this project out to a new business. Waymo is the new company, but it still faces the same major … Continue reading
In August this year, the CEO of HERE hinted that investors from across the globe are in talks to acquire a stake in the company. Rumours were rife that Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft were all interested in acquiring a stake in the mapping company (Related: HERE is close to signing more investors!). However, in a strategic move, Chinese mapping company […]
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Recent year was a breakthrough for the satellite navigation in Europe and the whole world. With the launch of Galileo, Europe become GNSS-independent but even more importantly its high accuracy opened doors for new possibilities. And we did not have to wait long… Last week the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) revealed an ambitious project […]
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