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TAG: geospatial information systems

The women putting NV5 Geospatial GIS on the map

May 19, 2021By
Women make up more than half of the company's team. From left are Alexa Ramirez, Nicole Wigston, Danielle Comely and Cherie Jarvis. (Image: NV5 Geospatial)

Women make up more than half of NV5 Geospatial’s eGIS business unit, which collects and analyzes data to develop custom applications for government clients. Even though women make up nearly half of the workforce, they are still highly underrepresented in the science, technology, engineer and math (STEM) field. In fact, the U.S. Census Bureau reports that while women have made... read more

Smart infrastructure depends on GIS

April 14, 2021By
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Get ready! Here comes the boom. The physical and digital world are integrating. We are nearing the edge of the analog universe. Physical immersion is giving way to virtual immersion. It is the virtualization of products and services in the evolution of technology. Michael Saylor calls it the sixth wave of software engineering. We are moving away from externally experiencing... read more

Geospatial Data Act will bring huge changes to America, and the world

November 14, 2018By
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The just-passed Geospatial Data Act (GDA) is a unifying federal geospatial policy decades in the making, and is set to change the country, and the world. read more

Rebrand GIS to better showcase its power

September 20, 2018By

GIS specialists are much more than mapmakers. Make sure your organization and customers understand how spatial analytics can help them succeed. By Adam Carnow Most non-GIS users hear the term “G-I-S” and think “M-A-P.” That is, they think of GIS, and GIS practitioners, as mapmakers. Most GIS practitioners have unknowingly perpetuated this image. Ask any GIS practitioner what they do... read more