GIS

Maps Are Going Mainstream

A few weeks ago, I caught up with an old friend who has a career in IT, focusing in particular on database administration. On almost each occasion that we have met over the last few years, he would tr...

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education

Education is Crucial

This issue has the theme of education, a subject which touches many aspects of our profession from recruitment to career progression. Jon Mills sets the scene by outlining the issues facing higher edu...

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GIS

Gender Balance in the GIS World

Welcome to the second edition of GIS Professional for 2018! The first quarter has seen lots of developments in the field of locational data and technology across a wide range of industries, which we h...

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Open Data

The Evolution of Technology

It’s interesting to see how technology evolves and how important geospatial data has become. The difference between how simple it may look to link data together and how difficult it sometimes can be...

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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.