GIS Professional August 2018

In this issue, Josh Lieberman and Simon Chester explain how the OGC’s SCIRA initiative will be used to future-proof Smart Cities using the Internet of Things (IoT); Niall Conway reflects on the Esri UK Annual Conference and explains why awareness of GIS will soon become more prevalent; and Linda (Hecht) Stevens shares her insights into how disruptive start-ups and larger tech companies are changing what it means to be a geospatialist.

Also, we have a review for the GeoBusiness 2018 conference, held on 22-23 May in London; Niall Conway speaks to Satish Sankaran and Chris Andrews about their work on Esri’s ‘Open Strategy’ and where the GIS industry is heading; Details on Aligned Assets augmented reality app being used for the UK Mapping Festival; and Niall Conway addresses the gender imbalance which continues to exist in the geospatial industry.

Plus all the latest news and regular columns - Happy reading!

SCIRA: Guides for Smarter Cities

SCIRA: Guides for Smarter CitiesPage 10: Josh Lieberman and Simon Chester explain how the OGC’s SCIRA initiative will be used to future-proof Smart Cities using Internet of Things (IoT) technology and geospatial information. Read now

ArcGIS for Schools

ArcGIS for SchoolsPage 13: Niall Conway reflects on his recent experience at the Esri UK Annual Conference and explains why awareness of GIS is likely to become more prevalent in years to come. Read now

GIS - Is it Time for a Change?

GIS Time for ChangePage 18: Linda (Hecht) Stevens shares her insights into how disruptive start-ups and larger tech companies are changing what it means to be a geospatialist in today’s world. Read now

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