In this issue, Tim Hayes discusses the world of consulting in the GIS industry and whether it is right for you; Josie Hawkey & Nathan Heazlewood share their thoughts on female leadership within the GIS industry; Holly Smith reports on the recent ‘Women in Geospatial' Breakfast event where some valuable wisdom was shared by industry leaders; Faith Clark explains how Scottish governments are benefiting from a new generation of cloud data services; and David Crowther shares his experiences of working for Cadline as a GIS Application Engineer, and in particular what it is like to work as a Geographer within the ‘CAD world’.
We also have an interview with Paul Ramsey of CARTO about how both PostgreSQL and PostGIS can provide a solid foundation for any organisational GIS architecture; along with a report on Geovate 2018 from Richard Groom.
Plus all the latest news and regular columns - Happy reading!
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