environment

Earth Overshoot Day

“If everybody lived like people in the Netherlands, we would need 3.6 Earths. It would take 7.3 Netherlands to regenerate everything the country’s residents demand from nature,” according to the...

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GIS

GIS – A New Direction?

Valued reader, It is with some sadness that I must inform you that this edition will be the final printed edition of GIS Professional. The difficult decision follows careful consideration by the publi...

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GIS

GIS Education is Key to Our Future

Last month, while travelling from Konstanz, a town in the south of Germany, to Memmingen airport, I engaged in a conversation with a fellow train passenger. After discussing the German football team�...

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BIM

Meetings, Networking and Success

The theme of this issue is BIM and there is plenty to write about on this topic, including reports and comments from Geo Business and the FIG Congress as well as other meetings and projects. Geo Busin...

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Introduction

Every issue of GIM International is introduced to its worldwide readership by the publisher. It’s in this place that developments in the geomatics business, tools and techniques, hard- and software and more are put in the broader light of the outside world of economics and entrepreneurship. Regular and returning topics are for instance the geomatics business in upcoming regions, but also the importance of developing state-of-the art cadastre and land registration systems for the future welfare of citizens or the increasing application of new techniques like crowdsourcing and UAV’s.