Maximize your continuing ed requirement for GISP

The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) grants a certificate to professionals that demonstrate a portfolio of education, experience, and industry contributions.  As part of the GISCI continuing education requirements, you can attend conferences, workshops, or take classes.  Continue reading “Maximize your continuing ed requirement for GISP”

Case Study: Covid-19: How can GIS help plan housebound patient vaccination programmes?

NHS South Central and West’s GIS team has used its Esri mapping tool to model routes to reach as many patients as possible, in the least number of journeys. Travel times have been shortened and more doses are being given per day, so the Covid-19 vaccination programme is taking less time. Primary Care Networks can now also plan more thoroughly and communicate appointment times better with patients in advance.

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Top Tips for Reducing Your Carbon Footprint as a Business

When it comes to the earth, every human is responsible for reducing damage, including companies. While you might recycle, turn the lights off, and buy eco-friendly products at home, what about when you’re at work? Many companies contribute to a significant amount of pollution, making it crucial for every business to take responsibility. Here are some top tips for reducing your carbon footprint as a business.  Continue reading “Top Tips for Reducing Your Carbon Footprint as a Business”

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare

The AI healthcare market is more visible to the public than ever before. More and more people are becoming aware of the benefits of AI technology throughout the healthcare industry. To many, it’s solid proof that Artificial Intelligence has had a successful impact on the overall quality of our healthcare system. Continue reading “Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare”

Is it Time for Ham Radio to acknowledge the Hacker Community?

The concept of Ham Radio originated over a hundred years ago, and as of today, it is not in an ideal position. You may have already heard people talk about how ham radio is dying, and even though there is a lot of truth to that, there are still things that can be done to save this community. Continue reading “Is it Time for Ham Radio to acknowledge the Hacker Community?”

Adopting BIM – what’s holding you back?

Let’s start with a brief history lesson. Building information modelling – BIM for short – was invented in the early 1970s in the US. Originally known as the Building Description System, through the 1980s various other software packages and workstations were built to achieve the same goal – creating a digital model of a building that would contain all the relevant information about that building. As BIM grew and evolved, it gained global popularity as a tool to bring multiple parties working on construction projects together. Increasingly complex levels of data have been added to BIM, including scan data from as-built software programs and even total cost of ownership (TCO) data, predicting the lifetime costs of running and maintaining a building. Continue reading “Adopting BIM – what’s holding you back?”

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