Future of Surveyors: Moving up the Food Chain?

Robin McLaren has recently learned that both the medical profession and the architecture profession are in a dilemma due to the emergence of IBM’s ‘Watson’ supercomputer and the challenges of fast-evolving technical and business worlds. So how is the surveying profession coping? In this column, he explores how the surveying profession can remain relevant under pressure from other potentially more agile and better-prepared professions. I attended an event at this year&rsquo... (read more)

We publish a number of regular columns, both in our magazine and on the website, such as ‘Insider’s View’ and ‘GIM Perspectives’. A column is the ideal place for industry professionals to air their views on geomatics-related topics. Are you keen to share your thoughts and visions with your peers? If so, why not write a column for GIM International? For more details, please contact our editorial manager Wim van Wegen.

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