Interview with Edward Anderson, the World Bank: You Cannot Manage What You Don’t Measure

The opening keynote of the Geospatial Week 2019 in Enschede, the Netherlands, will be presented by Edward Anderson, senior disaster risk management and ICT specialist for the World Bank. He will present how the Tanzanian Urban Resilience Programme in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, is combining wide-scale in situ geospatial data collection with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or ‘drones’) and machine learning for disaster risk management. In this interview, he shares his vision regarding the... (read more)

An interview is the ultimate opportunity to get to know key figures in the geomatics industry. The interview is a regular part of the GIM International magazine and is written to reveal the view of a professional, company or organisation regarding specific topic within geomatics. Topical questions will be answered by the interviewee concerning his company, organisation, products, market views, philosophies or strategies. Apart from the regular interview, the rubric ‘5 Questions to…’ is a short article and a quick way to introduce someone or something in the business.

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5 Questions to... Vanessa Lawrence

As a member of the Bureau of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Informatio... (read more)

5 Questions to...Kees de Zeeuw

The January 2015 issue of GIM International included a feature on an ‘emerging new era in land... (read more)

5 Questions to... Clarissa Augustinus

Dr Clarissa Augustinus is chief of the Land, Tenure and Property Administration Section, Shelter Bra... (read more)

5 Questions to… Ludvig Emgård, founder of Spotscale

 Spotscale is a young start-up specialised in 3D modelling. Can you tell us a little more about... (read more)

5 Questions to... Johannes Riegl

  Congratulations on the launch of your very own UAS, the RiCOPTER, at Intergeo 2014. Why was i... (read more)
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