Meet ResilientGrid – the startup that is using GIS to develop the next-gen infrastructure...

Infrastructure control rooms - for most of us that is something that we have only seen in movies and yet they have a huge...

Taking Location tech to the masses

Data, data everywhere but not a byte is used! GIS analysis can be a powerful driver for Business intelligence but how often it is utilised?...

BBC – The Beauty of Maps

Just couple of weeks ago I wrote a post about The Art of Geographic Data. It seems that BBC thought about it before me...

Google Still Sets the Pace: Spatial Analytics of World’s most Popular Websites

The Interesting Spatial Analytics on the most visited websites by country carried out by Oxford Internet Institute using public data from the web traffic...

With ArcGIS Maps for Adobe you can finally style your maps in Photoshop and...

Making beautiful maps is a difficult task. Online geoviz platforms like Mapbox, CartoDB or ArcGIS Online are cool for interactive visualisations but sometimes you...

3 Big GIS Mistakes: Mind the Gap

We learn from our mistakes. Oh so true. As we, as a company, work with customers and those looking for GIS help, we see...

How to download data from the OpenStreetMap without a line of code?

OpenStreetMap is a crowdsource project to create a free editable map of the world. By this means you can use OSM data in any...

The interactive map of taxi trips in New York city

In order to optimize anything such as money, time, efforts and resources, one should understand the ground realities and behavioral pattern on how things are changing...

Mapping tribal burial grounds in New Zealand

Last year during GIS Day Contest, many interesting and noble project ideas on improving communities throughout the world were sent to GIS Cloud. However,...

GIS and Design in Harmony with Esri’s GeoDesign Solutions Platform

With globalization, population growth, climate change, and increasing demands for resources, today’s designers of the built environment are challenged with serious and complex issues...

GIS makes trick-or-treating more alive

Trick-or-treat is a long time tradition on Halloween day which is right around the corner and fast approaching. On Halloween day, finding out the...

Open Cities Mapping Project: Using Open data for Innovative Urban planning solutions

Data is certainly the biggest asset of the Internet Century and the World Bank, through its Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR)...

The power of maps: Localising violence acts in South Africa

The motivation for launching a map of violence in South Africa are the upcoming elections that are suspect to become violent as service delivery...

Boundless wins $36M Contract from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Open source is thriving and in fact proving to be a great success even in enterprise markets. Boundless, one of the most recognised names...

UAV’s era in aerial imaging and industrial inspection

Have you ever heard of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), commonly known as drones, and its applications in mapping industry? Of course, this question might...

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