In this issue, Californian GIS Manager Tim Hayes shares his thoughts on GIS career expectations in government; Tim Sutton, QGIS chair and company director, highlights some important considerations on free and opensource GIS (FOSSGIS) for enterprise users; Andrew Zolnai takes us through the development of Spatial Grids and the structure of Spatial Data Models; Todd Barr shares his perspectives on the emerging Agtech industry; and Nathan Heazlewood asks the question: Do GIS professionals understand their own industry well enough?
We also have an interview with Neil Brammall of Utility Information Services Ltd who talks about the potential of geospatial solutions and services for mapping the man-made world beneath our feet; and a more light-hearted look at light wavelengths and how they relate to today’s remote sensing activities.
Plus all the latest news and regular columns - Happy reading!
The GIS Professional online archives are free to view for everyone. Just choose an issue from 2013 onwards and get reading. Over the past few years, you’ll find all the major topics covered including GNSS, Big Data, Addressing, GIS and the cloud, Drone Surveys, BIM and Smart Cities.