Evolution of the Geospatial Industry: From GIS to Spatial Computing

The Geospatial industry has greatly benefited from substantial advances in field of Computer Science and Technology. In the last few decades, these advances have...

Introduction to Satellite Navigation & GPS on Coursera

Majority of the Geospatial students and professionals are interested in developing applications that make use of the location information from the smartphone, be it...

From GPS and Google Maps to Spatial Computing: Coursera MOOC

Massive Open Online Courses are a really interesting way to learn new topics and explore new ideas. Geospatial MOOCs, be it the first Geospatial...

Is the job interview more about your skills or the relationship?

The job interview is very much about you building a relationship with the interviewing panel and making a great impression. If you have got to...

Attend a Conference!

Looking to travel, party, learn, network and improve your resume at the same time? What's better than attending a conference? Just got back from ASPRS/CAGIS...

Student Applications for Summer of Maps is Open

**Before we get too excited, this opportunity is only open to students in the United States :( Summer of Maps is an opportunity for students to...

Strategies for navigating the current geospatial job market – Part II

Part 2 – Mentors and Coaches Last week you've learnt how to stand out  from the crowd and how to prepare your resume. This week we will...

Join European Space Agency App Camp

The ESA App Camp is inviting developers to Barcelona from 25 Feb - 3 Mar 2015 for an event set to culminate in an...

Strategies for navigating the current job market – Part IV – Social Media

Part 4 – Social Media - Love it or hate it? Social media is a part of life as we know it today. You need to...

Can you trust recruitment agencies?

Can you trust recruitment agencies? Well in the main, not really :(   Here are some common complaints about recruitment agencies and HR managers that I have...

Maps and the Geospatial Revolution: MOOC Starts 25th March, 2015

Geospatial technologies have revolutionized the way we look at and approach problems. “Spatial Thinking” has become a skill that’s now slowly gaining importance. Wouldn't...

Working in Australia – Part 3

Working in Australia - Part 3 Today we continue with our series on 'Working in Australia' with the personal story written by Kiran Burra. He talks...

Internships in GIS – Where to find an opportunity?

Geospatial Internships – Where to find an opportunity? This is probably one of the main questions I get asked when I am speaking to new...

Strategies for navigating the current geospatial job market – Part III – Get Involved!

Part 3 – Professional Associations and User Groups We already know how to prepare outstanding resume. We've also learnt about value of mentors and coaches in...

Free is good.. No, Not Really.. Free is Awesome!

So everytime I want to learn something new, I think of taking a new class and pay hundreds of dollars. At the end when...

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