New GIS Demands in BC and its New Job Market

Last week, I had the honor to be hosted at HARTerra Spatial Solutions by Mr. Jason Hart, the GIS specialist who owns the company, which has more than 20 years of experience delivering enterprise GIS solutions for the Natural Resources, Hydropower and Utility sectors as well as for the municipal and provincial government of British Columbia. We had a nice talk about HARTerra, his career and about challenges and opportunities in the GIS public and private demands, as well as in the GIS job market.

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Dal Housie GIS Centre Tour with Professor James Boxall

I had the honor to be hosted by Mr. James Boxall in a tour of theΒ GIS Centre, at theΒ Killiam LibraryΒ ofΒ DalHousieΒ University, one of the most traditional universities inΒ Halifax, NovaScotia, and also inΒ Canada itself. Founded in 1818, it’s internationally known as one of North America’s most welcoming universities and offers programs with pionerring research on the East Coast. Continue reading Dal Housie GIS Centre Tour with Professor James Boxall

GIS FOR SMART TRANSPORTATION

Move, track, deliver, plan, manage and deploy. Today, getting products and people from point A to point B takes more than planning a route and watching traffic reports. We want it fast, reliable and cost effective. We want smart transportation. Continue reading GIS FOR SMART TRANSPORTATION

JACK DANGERMOND: “GIS CREATING OUR FUTURE” AT 2014 ESRI UC

Part of Jack Dangermond’s β€œGIS Creating Our Future” presentation at 2014 Esri User Conference. Our world is facing serious challenges like population growth, poorly planned urbanization, pollution, energy use, climate changes, natural disasters, food production shortage and many others… Continue reading JACK DANGERMOND: “GIS CREATING OUR FUTURE” AT 2014 ESRI UC