Rover Parking, Canada’s leading marketplace for shared, peer-to-peer parking proudly announces that as they celebrate their 1-year anniversary Rover is now available coast to coast across Canada. Rover’s prime objective is to make cities smarter by enabling smarter transportation options through smart services and even smarter partnerships. [Read more…] about Shared, Radius Parking – the key solution to tolls, congestion and transit parking
In the uncertain times following this election, one thing is for sure. Things will change over the next few years with a Republican president bent on change and a congress likely to cooperate with him. [Read more…] about Mapping Reform: Where are Things Likely to Change?
There’s no question that the Cloud is here to stay and indeed, this thing known as “Web GIS” is for real and when paired with the ArcGIS Online platform, the GEOPowered Cloud environment from GEO Jobe allows users to create resources (think webmaps and apps) that can reference complex data structures and services that reside in an ArcGIS for Server environment. They share several good reasons to make a move to the cloud. [Read more…] about Reasons to Move GIS to the GEOPowered Cloud
Over the past several years this topic has popped up in many discussions that I’ve heard and overheard, essentially because Esri is privately owned with CEO Jack Dangermond steadily climbing on the Forbes List of wealthy Amerians. So what do Jack and Laura have planned for the future? Yesterday we received some information via an official PR from the Giving Pledge Foundation noting that the Dangermonds are included along with 17 Families Joining the Giving Pledge and Commit Majority of Wealth to Philanthropy Global group – this generous group now includes 154 philanthropic individuals and families from 16 countries.
The Giving Pledge is a multi-generational, global initiative created by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates that encourages billionaires to give the majority of their wealth to philanthropic causes. [Read more…] about Dangermond Family Pledges to donate Bulk of Wealth to Philanthropy Group
Marketing is taking on a leading role in the digital transformation. Traditional campaign management has become worn out and is giving way to dynamic real-time communication. The Internet of Things opens up a number of new communication channels, contexts and data sources. Mobile marketing no longer only consists of mobile optimised measures but now also incorporates the context of use and location-based services.
Image Credit: locstars.com [Read more…] about Top Marketing Trends include Geo-fencing, Beacons, Location-based Context
Geosoft announced the launch of the Botswana Geoscience Portal, a partnership initiative with the Botswana Geoscience Institute and industry sponsors. The geoscience portal aims to help Botswana attract new investment in resource exploration, improve transparency and stimulate collaboration between government, industry and the public to advance understanding of the economic and social needs of the North-West district.
Yes indeed, well, according to this list anyway… it seems that map makers, cartographers and the like are in big demand as they have made a list of fastest growing careers of 2016.
This comes from the article…
Oh, mapmaker, mapmaker, make me a map—the need for people who gather and interpret geographic information to make maps will bloom by 30 percent by 2024. [Read more…] about Mappers Make the List of Top Growing Careers of 2016!
The the findings of the Canadian Geomatics Environmental Scan and Value Study are now available for download.
Something really exciting and cool to kick off 2016 from Avenza Systems as they have just announced the launch of their Map reseller affiliate program. What this means for you and the entire map enthusiast community is that you can now earn $$ simply by referring your website visitors, customers, clients and ??? to their popular online map store – think Amazon-Like affiliate system for maps!
With the turn of the calendar to 2016 there’s now a new player on the block! Well, the name may sound familiar, however, the structure and the company are new and should have some great things in store for the industry (and their customers) in 2016 – say hello to Fulcrum Mobile Solutions LLC.