Year end is rapidly approaching and that leaves us with the usual questions: what was hot in 2017 and what’s on the horizon for the GeoTech industry in 2018? I reached out to several GeoTech industry leaders for their opinion and they enthusiastically shared their thoughts, experience, and vision. Thanks to James Fee, Anthony Quartararo, and […]
The majority of collegiate degree programs treat geospatial technologies as a set of bolt-on courses to traditional underlying geography, ecology, or computer information systems core program of study. This approach was reasonable five or more years ago when the full swath of geospatial technologies was not as full as it is now. However, advents in […]
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Quantum computing is poised to change our digital world. Our most sophisticated supercomputers will dwarf in power compared to computers wielding the power of quantum mechanics. Processes that take an immeasurable amount of time to complete, say thousands of years, could be done almost instantaneously on a quantum computer.
Local government, utilities, College Campus and facility managers have a new resource at their disposal to help reduce costs associated with GIS mapping efforts and to keep their GIS land base current and up to date while also saving money.
This October, the Supreme Court will hear a landmark case on the repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) passed by Congress in 1992. The act prohibits sports betting in all states except Nevada, Oregon, Montana, and Delaware. These states were grandfathered in, and therefore exempt to the law.
The GIS mapping services division of GEO Jobe has been quite active with UAV technology over the last year. We’ve turned to cutting edge hardware and software solutions to take to the sky and support some of our existing clients (and new ones) with imagery & analysis derived from UAV (drone) data acquisition.
From GEO Jobe GIS – Recall, recently we shared the story of how our friends and colleagues at Esri small business startup, Echosec, supported their lead developer in building a BC wildfire public information ArcGIS online resource in order to help keep the public informed and safe. Building on that and after searching for additional resources, the […]
Some useful week-end or holiday reading
How do you keep track of changing forest cover when nearly a tenth of the world’s forests are located within your borders? It’s a big question in Canada, where forests are a key economic resource.