2017 – The Year Of Collaborative Mapping – Dino Ravnić, CEO of GIS Cloud

Throughout the years, maps have become a commodity. Simple mapping services providing basemaps and simple API have enabled thousands of lightweight location-based applications. Many...

The Quest for Insights: A Shift to Location Intelligence

The $5 billion dollar GIS and spatial analytics industry - expected to hit $10B by 2023 - has been dominated by legacy GIS tools...

Geospatial Rising and Falling Stars for 2017. Predictions from Ryan Goodman, CEO of CMaps...

In 2017, we will see continued growth in geospatial technology in all forms. The technological advancements we are experiencing on a day to day...

Mapping and Machines: Level up with AI

In a recent article, former Apple Maps designer Justin O’Beirne showed the stunning increase in coverage and detail of building outlines on Google Maps,...

Geo behind every corner, even if you don’t expect it. Predictions by Ernest Earon,...

Is “GIS is everywhere” a redundant statement? Aside from the rather poor (though literal) pun, I argue that it is redundant. I propose that...

Artificial Intelligence set to accelerate in 2017. Predictions by Pieter Gillegot-Vergauwen, VP Product Marketing,...

Maps have existed for thousands of years and are still evolving to continue meeting users’ diverse and changing needs. Part of this evolution is...

Five GIS Trends Changing the World according to Jack Dangermond, President of Esri

Maps are a simple and efficient way to understand and communicate rapidly. Looking at a spreadsheet, we see rows and columns of data. Using...

The future of Earth Observation. Predictions by Dr. Keith Beckett, Chief Scientist at UrtheCast

To date, the model for geoanalytics has tended to be very transactional: request imagery, analyze imagery, deliver imagery analysis results. Earth Observation is now...

What will happen across the Geo Industry in 2017 according to Tim Barber, VP...

The number of connected devices is skyrocketing, with Gartner forecasting figures to reach 29.5 billion by 2020.  The Internet of Things or IoT –...

6 location trends to watch out for in 2017

This post was written by Saskia Schneider from the Communications team at HERE and is based on content from the full trends report, which...

2017 in Geo according to Javier de la Torre, CEO at CARTO

The geospatial industry overall will continue growing strong in 2017. Some big trends like IoT, Self-driving Cars, Location based Consumer apps and space will...

4 trends that will further revolutionise the drone mapping industry

Drone mapping tech is developing so fast that it's hard to follow all the industry news. UAVs are getting smarter, faster and overall more...

3 trends that will shape Geo Industry in 2017 according to Jan Erik Solem,...

What we’re seeing now is that automotive companies are becoming major players in the mapping ecosystem and are shaking up the industry. It’s a...

Location Based Services : Expected Trends and Technological Advancements

Location data is a vital part of the mobile experience and enables some of the most widely used mobile apps, which can be used...

The Essential Element for Location-based Games in 2017 according to Peter Wittig of Motive.io

Think about where you are right now. Are you at home, at work or out? What are you near? Have you been there before?...

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