Frédérique Coumans is contributing editor for GIM International. For more than 20 years, she has been covering all aspects of spatial data infrastructures as editor-in-chief of various magazines on GIS, data mining and the use of GIS in business. She lives near Brussels, Belgium.


'Location' Forms Ubiquitous Part of Big Data Analytics

As some of the core infrastructure challenges have been solved, the application layer of Big Data is rapidly building up. And therefore, the major GIS players have recently been focusing their attention on their added 'intelligence' value. The geomatics and GIS sector will benefit greatly from the i... (read more)