GIS Professional December 2017

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In this issue, Perry Peterson talks with Niall Conway about the Open Geospatial Consortium’s new Discrete Global Grid System Standard; Niall Conway leads you through the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation; Terry Rodgers and David R. Green outline how geospatial technologies can facilitate in developing an interface for retailers; Nigeria is beginning to embrace the potential of geospatial technology in order to develop their economies; and a look at MSc degrees teaching students how to make real-world contacts.

Also, Richard Groom reports from GeoDATA 2017 and the topics the speakers touched on; A review of the UK Commercial UAV Show held in London, UK; We digress on the line-up of speakers at the AGI GeoCom17; and Niall Conway attended the opening day of the annual EFGS conference in Dublin, Ireland.

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

Why Geospatial Needs to Listen to GDPR

Page 14: When it comes to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, a suitable analogy to think about is a courtroom based TV show. Niall Conway leads you into aspects of the new regulation. Read now.

Visualising Retail Stock with Geospatial Technologies

Page 20: Terry Rodgers and David R. Green outline how geospatial technologies can facilitate in developing an interface for retailers to better manage store stock for customer display. Read now.

Applying Geospatial Technologies to Real Estate in Nigeria

Page 24: Nigeria are beginning to embrace the potential of geospatial technology in order to develop their economies. This is particularly so for land administration and real estate. Read now.

Talking to Perry Peterson

Page 10: Perry Peterson, the founder of a PYXIS, talks with Niall Conway about the Open Geospatial Consortium’s new Discrete Global Grid System standard which will be released soon. Read now.

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