Article Archive

An extensive archive of all articles published on GIM International

Building a Digital Twin for Germany

Building a Digital Twin for Germany

The German Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy (BKG) is creating a digital twin of Germany that can be used to simulate various future scenarios in order to adequately address societal challeng...

Finding Future Geospatial Solutions for Climate Change

Finding Future Geospatial Solutions for Climate Change

In this interview, Rudolf Staiger, president of FIG, shares his thoughts on the geospatial industry, including market trends, technology drivers and challenges, and the impacts of COVID-19 and climate...

"Artificial Intelligence Is Definitely Not Just a Hype"

"Artificial Intelligence Is Definitely Not Just a Hype"

In this interview, Jolle Jelle de Vries from Geomaat shares his views on the key market trends, technology drivers and challenges, and the impacts of COVID-19 and climate change on his organization an...

Training the Future Geospatial Workforce

Training the Future Geospatial Workforce

The coming years look promising for the geomatics sector, but the new generation of professionals must be prepared to face the challenges ahead. In view of the looming labour shortage in the surveying...

Digitalization in the Construction Industry

Digitalization in the Construction Industry

Besides the surveying hardware & software and the intricacies of BIM and data exchange, this article explores broader aspects of digitalization in the construction industry. How are they affecting the...

From Data Capture to Data Intelligence

From Data Capture to Data Intelligence

In this interview, Ron Bisio, senior vice president of Trimble Geospatial, provides his views on the key market trends, technology drivers and challenges, and the impacts of COVID-19 and climate chang...

Exploring the State of Mobile Mapping

Exploring the State of Mobile Mapping

What is the current state of acceptance of mobile mapping, and what are its most common applications? A worldwide survey commissioned by NavVis, and supported by 'GIM International' plus three other ...

Providing Secure Land Rights at Scale

Providing Secure Land Rights at Scale

A special issue of the 'Land' journal highlights the latest Fit-For-Purpose Land Administration innovations, demonstrating that FFPLA is increasingly gaining momentum and acceptance. The Fit-For-Purpo...

Surveying in the Land of Fire and Ice

Surveying in the Land of Fire and Ice

Geodesists and surveyors in Iceland face considerable challenges due to the deformation effects of earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and glaciers on the geodetic networks. This article provides insight ...