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Geospatial jobs of the week – Planet, Foursquare, Descartes Labs, and what3words are hiring

If your company is looking for new talent and you want to share the opportunity with our community, feel free to submit a job using the online form for us to review and include...

5 key challenges of doing geospatial business in India

India is the world’s third-largest economy based on purchasing power parity. But when you look at the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index, the country ranks a dismal 58 out of 140 countries. Clearly,...

The Future of GIS

Everyone who works in geographic information science understands the value of knowing precisely where you’re headed. But the future of GIS presents endless possibilities through innovative technology and approaches. Geospatial methods have already brought...

Make 1:25,000 maps, 1-meter satellite imagery freely available: Indian geospatial thinktank

India’s collection and use of geospatial data have increased exponentially in the last few years. With the central government’s push toward smart cities and massive infrastructure development taking place across the nation, various government...
India Observatory will help policymakers and village-level governments to visualize location-specific data on shared natural resources | By Ishveena Singh

Open platform India Observatory aims to support sustainable development in India

India’s village communities, policymakers, academicians and researchers can now sift through more than 1,600 layers of location-specific data to make informed decisions about natural...

Best Cyber Monday 2019 deals on Amazon for GPS devices, wearables

If you are a geogeek searching for a Cyber Monday 2019 discount on GPS gadgets, look no further. We spotted some drool-worthy price drops...

CARTO boosts public geospatial data with Google BigQuery

Gathering the right data is perhaps one of the biggest challenges that Data Scientists face today. Not only are there a wide variety of...

Follow these awesome map tips for a stress-free Thanksgiving

Remember this infamous aerial image from 2016 showing the bumper-to-bumper holiday traffic on a Los Angeles freeway two days before Thanksgiving? That year, almost...
Galileo Drawing Competition

Contest alert: Europe continues tradition of naming Galileo satellites after children

Did you know all Galileo navigation satellites are named after schoolchildren who won an EU-wide drawing competition back in 2011? 2011 was the year when...
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Create Custom Maps with Google Earth

Looking to create custom map stories and presentations? Try Google Earth!

Remember Voyager, the storytelling feature Google Earth launched a couple of years ago, allowing people to take interactive journeys guided by experienced scientists and...

Uber CPO, the exec Uber snagged from Google Maps, has resigned

After a lackluster Wall Street debut forced Uber’s chief operating officer and chief marketing officer to step down this June, another senior executive at...

Apply for the GIS Cloud’s GIS Day Contest 2019

Every year, thousands of Geogeeks worldwide celebrate International GIS Day. Guys at GIS Cloud are also joining the celebration by launching another GIS Day...

GIS Day 2019: Here’s how top execs explain what they do

  GIS: These three unassuming letters have come to affect almost every aspect of our lives today. And yet, for non-GIS professionals, the framework that...
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GIS Day special by Ishveena Singh

GIS Day 2019: A message from educators to future GIS practitioners

Thousands of geo-geeks around the globe celebrate GIS Day on the third Wednesday of November every year. It is an opportunity for schools, universities,...
Strava outdoor maps report by Ishveena Singh

Strava’s gorgeous new maps replace car-oriented features with trail names, terrain

A decade ago, Strava started out as a basic activity-tracking app. Today, with more than 47 million users, it has become a raging social...

Geospatial jobs of the week – CartoVista, Vizzuaity, Premise, and Orbica are hiring

If your company is looking for new talent and you want to share the opportunity with our community, feel free to submit a job...

Behind the scenes with GSA’s #MyGalileoApp finalists on Awards Day

Almost a year ago, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) announced an exciting competition in which contenders had to design, develop, test, and commercially launch...

Identifying communities at risk of heat islands in 14,000 US cities

US-based nonprofit organization The Trust for Public Land (TPL) has been working for environmental issues in urban communities since 1972. To date, it has...
Geovation Scotland

Geovation marks decade of start-up success by launching Scotland Accelerator Programme

After helping 84 companies to raise £23.3 million in funding and create more than 200 new jobs, location and property data initiative Geovation is...

Geospatial jobs of the week – Uber, Apple, Rolls Royce, and Technical University of...

If your company is looking for new talent and you want to share the opportunity with our community, feel free to submit a job...
Planet 50cm imagery

Planet preparing to offer 50cm imagery, more spectral bands

The designer, manufacturer, and operator of the largest constellation of Earth imaging satellites, Planet, is preparing to offer its highest-resolution imagery yet: 50cm. At its...

Geospatial jobs of the week – Golder, nFrames, Catella, and Transit are hiring

If your company is looking for new talent and you want to share the opportunity with our community, feel free to submit a job...

ESA Phi Week 2019

From 9 – 13 September 2019 the Phi week, organised by the European Space Agency (ESA), took place in its ESRIN facilities in Frascati...

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Descartes Labs raises $20 million to advance geospatial analytics platform

New Mexico-based Descartes Labs, a startup that promises to solve the geospatial industry’s big data problem, has raised a cool $20 million in bridge...

Geospatial jobs of the week – Mapz, UP42, Wunder Mobility, and Mapbox are hiring

If your company is looking for new talent and you want to share the opportunity with our community, feel free to submit a job...

OS turns to machine learning to derive street-level mapping data

Great Britain’s national mapping agency, Ordnance Survey, already has some of the most detailed maps in the world. But now, the geospatial service provider...

The Problem with GIS Standards

In today’s world, there is a lack of efficiency in how people interact with and navigate the indoors as well as how companies manage their...

Geospatial jobs of the week – Solar Monkey, Catalyte, Datawrapper, and IBI Group are...

If your company is looking for new talent and you want to share the opportunity with our community, feel free to submit a job...

The evolution of indoor navigation technologies

All big companies such as manufacturers, retailers, and commercial property owners have looked for sophisticated indoor positioning technology for recent decades. They were focusing...

Geospatial jobs of the week -National Geographic, Boeing Intelligence & Analytics, and AID GmbH...

If your company is looking for new talent and you want to share the opportunity with our community, feel free to submit a job...

Geospatial jobs of the week – Google, Uber Eats, Remsoft, and Apple are hiring

If your company is looking for new talent and you want to share the opportunity with our community, feel free to submit a job...

UP42 – Open platform and marketplace for satellite data and analytics is now public

Available to beta testers since May 2019, space tech startup UP42 has now launched its open platform and marketplace for satellite data and analytics...

#GeoawesomeQuiz How well do you know your geospatial company acquisitions?

Not only do we keep an eye on the latest developments in geospatial technology, we also like to watch companies grow and sometimes get...

Geospatial jobs of the week – Esri Australia, HOTOSM, Geosite, and GeoSolutions are hiring

If your company is looking for new talent and you want to share the opportunity with our community, feel free to submit a job...

Top 100 Geospatial Companies and Startups 2020 – Survey Questions

We are starting to work on our survey for the #Top100GeospatialCompanies list for 2020 and we want your input. If you had the opportunity...

Mapping pirate attacks around the world

Another great map from one of my favourite contemporary cartographers John Nelson. This time John took data from Anti-shipping Activity Messages database published by...
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More easier & joyful rides your way with Google Maps’ Mixed Modes

Google Maps has not yet been so useful with multipart trips. If reaching a destination required you to travel through multiple points and taking...

Geospatial jobs of the week – Columbia University, Woolpert, Atlas AI, and Seequent are...

If your company is looking for new talent and you want to share the opportunity with our community, feel free to submit a job...

Phiweek Bootcamp 2019: What to Expect

This week, 40 pre-selected participants from around the world will work in teams to respond to a specific industry challenge. Once selected, participation is...

2019 Gender Balance in the GIS Workforce

Is the geospatial industry slowing becoming more gender balanced? Are women progressing proportionately into senior positions? Several years ago a wrote a blog post...

Check out what this new amazing 3D map of the Milky Way tells us...

When we think about a map of the Milky Way we have an image of a flat disk with several spiral arms. The new...

The latest high-res imagery at your fingertips

The quality of any satellite image is determined by its spatial resolution, and from this perspective, high-resolution imagery is undoubtedly beyond competition as it...

Geospatial jobs of the week – MongoDB, Geophy, Towson University, and Hexagon PI are...

Are you enthusiastic about location data or anything geospatial, then this is the job portal for you! At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an...
If your company is looking for new talent and you want to share the opportunity with our community, feel free to submit a job using the online form for us to review and include in our list! If you...
India is the world’s third-largest economy based on purchasing power parity. But when you look at the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index, the country ranks a dismal 58 out of 140 countries. Clearly, there is greater potential waiting...
Everyone who works in geographic information science understands the value of knowing precisely where you’re headed. But the future of GIS presents endless possibilities through innovative technology and approaches. Geospatial methods have already brought dramatic transformation to data collection...
India’s collection and use of geospatial data have increased exponentially in the last few years. With the central government’s push toward smart cities and massive infrastructure development taking place across the nation, various government organizations are leveraging remotely-sensed, location-specific...
India’s village communities, policymakers, academicians and researchers can now sift through more than 1,600 layers of location-specific data to make informed decisions about natural resource management and rural development. The Foundation for Ecological Security (FES), an NGO working on...
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