GIS Professional April 2018

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’.

Also, we 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!

Career Expectations for the GIS Professional: Consulting

Career Expectations ConsultingPage 14: In part two of the series, Tim Hayes discusses the world of consulting in the GIS industry and whether this will be the right career path for you. Read now

Women in GIS Leadership

Do GIS Professionals Understand their Own Industry?Page 18: Josie Hawkey and Nathan Heazlewood share their thoughts and experiences on female leadership within the GIS industry. Can more be done to push women to the forefront? Read now

A Geographer in a CAD World

Do GIS Professionals Understand their Own Industry?Page 26: 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’. Read now

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