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Towards a Geospatial Information Society

Anyone who is reading this technical journal would be aware of the terms ‘data’, ‘geospatial data’, ‘information’ and ‘geospatial information’ and the context in which the terms are being used.


Geospatial Technology to Achieve 11th Malaysia Plan

Geospatial technology will play a crucial role in helping agencies achieve the goals set out in the 11th Malaysia Plan (RMK11), according to a panel of Malaysia’s most influential industry


Pakistan Express Serious Concern Over India’s Geospatial Bill

According to recent news by The Economics Times, Pakistan has expressed serious concern to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) over the depiction of Jammu and Kashmir in India’s draft geospatial


India: “The Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016”

  The Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India has requested for comments/suggestions on draft “The Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016”. “To regulate the acquisition, dissemination, publication and distribution of geospatial information


OGC Publishes Testbed 11 Geospatial Information Management Engineering Reports

The OGC Members recently approved release of all the public OGC Engineering Reports that resulted from the 2015 OGC Interoperability Testbed 11. Testbed 11 is the most recently completed of

E-books GIS

Assessing the Socioeconomic Impact and Value of Open Geospatial Information

Assessing the Socioeconomic Impact and Value of Open Geospatial Information By: Francoise Pearlman, Jay Pearlman, Richard Bernknopf, Andrew Coote, Massimo Craglia, Lawrence Friedl, Jason Gallo,Henry Hertzfeld, Claire Jolly, Molly Macauley, Carl


UN Expert Committee Outline the Future Trends in Digital Mapping

A new report setting out the five to ten-year vision of the rapidly growing geospatial information industry has been published by the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial


UN Certificate Course on Geospatial Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction

Geospatial Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Horn of Africa Geographic information systems (GIS) can be a very useful tool for the whole disaster management cycle starting from the


Webinar: The Role and Impact of Geospatial Information in the Big Data Arena

GeoConnections is pleased to invite you to a webinar on “The Role and Impact of Geospatial Information in the Big Data Arena” Tuesday, October 28, 2014 – 1:30-3:00 PM (Eastern Daylight

Business GIS

Trimble Puts More Spatial Data in the Hands of Geospatial Professionals with its New InSphere Data Marketplace

Additional Enhancements to InSphere Applications Streamline Geospatial Data Access SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today a new Data Marketplace service for the Trimble® InSphere™ geospatial information management