10 GISuser Geo Tech Articles of interest

GISuser feature content comes and goes off teh front page quickly… now that we have a number of new, contributing experts we have a TON of original Geo tech feature content hitting the site… so much that it’s pretty easy to miss out if you aren’t watching closely. I know everyone is busy and many people now prefer to get notifications in quick, short bursts with a maximum of 140 characters! And so, here’s a recap of 10 interesting GIS / Geotech articles of interest… enjoy!

10 GISuser Articles of interest:

  1. Freelance Cartography Job Options - This article is for those who want to explore options for creating a cartography firm, or sole-proprietorship, that occupies a very specific niche. Read on in this expert contribution from Gretchen Peterson
  2. Checkin out the Checkin-in apps – What “check-in” app do you use?
  3. Let’s Get Small – From Bill Dollins… Consistently, one of the things I hear most often is some variation of “If I had that kind of money, I could do all kinds of amazing things.”
  4. Another cool Hackathon spurrs innovation details of an interesting geo-geek developer event
  5. When Will Public Transit Provide Users With Mobile Apps? Commentary from the editor
  6. Queensland Fire and Rescue Service Responding To Australia Floods With Esri GIS Mobile Technology
  7. Great Canadian Apportunity – An interesting Mobile Dev project from Microsoft Canada with a Grand Prize of $10,000.
  8. NSGIC + Whiteboard + Smart Folks = Issuemap – IssueMap (issuemap.org) has generated quite a bit of buzz this week. Reference was made to it at the FCC Commission Hearing along with a blog post from Michael Byrne, FCC GIO.
  9. Got Questions? Choosing GIS as a Career – Like many of you, I give presentations and workshops throughout each year on the topic of GIS as a career.
  10. Information Modeling for the Geospatial Professional – interested in BIM?

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