Free GIS Workshops

Contex Americas will host daily GIS workshops at the ESRI User Conference at Contex's Booth 513. They will be held at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on 12th to 14th July, and at 11 a.m. on 15th July. The free workshops will teach how to digitally convert maps to SHP files and to print in large format. Seating is limited. Interested parties should register online. Contex is giving away an Apple iPad to a lucky booth visitor. The winner will be announced by 22nd July 2010. One-to-one sessions are also available upon request, after having conacted Contex at 877-226-6839. (read more)
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Conserving Biodiversity with GIS

As environment becomes the top issue in every country, governments and scientists are eager to find the balance between development and environment protection. GIS, as the key solution, offers various possibilities to observe and manage natural resources. Therefore, Kaohsiung City Government, Taiwan, authorised Supergeo to build Kaohsiung City Biodiversity Database, including species information to monitor the distribution of animals to enhance the conservation of biodiversity. Integrated with database, GIS tech and user-friendly interface, Kaohsiung City Biodiversity Database successfully reveals the geographical distribution in a convenient way to read, not only for the government, but also for educational facilities and the... (read more)
2015-08-14 09:22:06

GIS-Pro 2011 Events

A number of events will be featured at GIS-Pro 2011: URISA's 49th Annual Conference taking place from 1st to 4th November 2011 in Indianapolis, USA. An 'All Things Geospatial' evening, Ignite session, Lightning Talks, an OpenStreetMap Lab, Esri Technical Workshops and User Group Meeting, and a DevMeetUp are all scheduled this year. URISA is also hosting a working group during the conference to develop the final tier of the Geospatial Technology Competency Model for the US Department of Labor (DOL). This tier will establish the competencies needed for GIS managers.     Conference chair Geney Terry, GISP noted that the... (read more)
2011-09-26 11:17:27

Bringing in GIS (2)

A Robust and Quantative Business Case
Senior management with sufficient buying power and influence will only support IT programmes that directly and demonstrably add value to the organisation; a share in the budget must be aggressively competed for. The department with the most robust, articulate and proven business case or ‘game plan’ will get the largest share. The authors provide insight into building such a business case. This is the second in a series of three articles. The first promoted a top-down approach to effecting change within an organisation, rather than pushing from the bottom up with a technology-driven solution. A three-step approach was outlined: (1)... (read more)
2008-08-27 12:00:00

Orbit GIS X

Orbit GeoSpatial Technologies launched Orbit GIS X, the new generation desktop GIS. Orbit GIS X is the new engine for the Orbit GT portfolio. Being specialised in government, public safety and mapping industry solutions, the release of Orbit GIS X will lower the threshold for many GIS users to come.   "We are very excited to announce this release. Orbit GIS X will show GIS users around the world that GIS can be easy to use, yet powerful at the same time", says Peter Bonne, VP Business Development and senior product manager at Orbit GT. "Orbit GIS X offers an... (read more)
2011-08-04 10:42:21

GIS Software Download Finder

From now on, GIM International is your guide for GIS software. On this website, you find a guide to GIS software that is available to download for free. You find it in the link 'Downloads' in the left hand navigation bar of the website. Mostly, the software is leading to free viewers, trial versions or open-source software. Have a look at the guide yourself and see what software is available.   As software is developing fast and we - however we tried hard to find the right applications - realise we did not yet include all software available. Please submit... (read more)
2009-06-24 04:05:49

Leica Zeno GIS Handhelds

Leica Geosystems' Leica Zeno GIS products within the Leica Viva family targeting the data collection market is available. These new handhelds provides a one-click automated workflow between the field and office to manage and maintain assets, inspect infrastructure, respond to emergencies, ensure public safety, explore natural resources and conduct as-built and incident mapping with ease.  The Leica Zeno 10 provides a colour graphic display in portrait format and a numeric keypad. Alternatively users have the choice to purchase the larger Leica Zeno 15 with a full QWERTY keyboard and a display in landscape format.Both GNSS/GIS devices support:•fully rugged GNSS/GIS handheld... (read more)
2010-02-23 10:17:34
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