As GIS Users we know GIS has amazing power. I have written about how it has the ability to enhance marketing efforts, do good things for the environment by helping us track light pollution, and even use the past to inform the present.
I fell into being a GeoGeek accidentally. Like many experiences I had in college, I never intended to be a GIS professional. I wrote technical reports, loved maps, and wanted a way to integrate them into my reports, so I took a course from ESRI online. Then another, and another, and so on. I was […]
Why would a retail giant like Amazon be interested in investing in a mapping company? That’s the first question many will ask when they discover the company is reportedly in talks with a consortium of German automakers for a stake in the high definition mapping company HERE. But there are several logical reasons, and they […]
Tourism represents one of the top five exports for 83 percent of all countries and is the main source of foreign currency for 38 percent of countries. The industry continues to experience growth even in poor economic times. As consumers become more aware of the environmental impact of their actions, a trend toward “sustainable tourism” […]