Updates, news and business articles on the map industry.

IMIA Member Profile: Brian Fox (USGS)

Brian Fox is currently the Systems Development Branch Chief for USGS’s National Geospatial Technical Operations Center (NGTOC) where he oversees development activity in support of The National Map.  While at NGTOC, he’s had the opportunity to lead the adoption of Agile software development and management methods.  This has been successfully accomplished through facilitating training events, […]

IMIA Member Profile: Margaret Spyker (Xentity)

Margaret Spyker, GISP, LEED GA, is the Data Team Lead for Go Code Colorado as a Data and GIS Analyst, specializing in creating new types of data from existing sources and formatting it specifically for developers as the end user. Margaret works for Xentity, a Golden, Colorado based company that contracts with government agencies for […]

IMIA Meetup in Brisbane

Following the success of the inaugural Meetup in Melbourne in January 2016, the next IMIA Meetup is scheduled to be held on the 21st of April, 2016 at the Department of Natural Resources and Mines offices in Landcentre, Woolloongabba. Participation is free for this event, but please register beforehand to avoid disappointment.   The IMIA […]

Australian Smart ICT Report

The Australian Federal Government’s Smart ICT Report and recommendations is one of the single most significant advances for the Spatial Industry in Australia. It will promote the use of and collaboration between so many disciplines in our industry and create new opportunities for data capture, data management, data analysis and data visualisation; in which the role […]

Mani Singh Elected as IMIA Asia Pacific President

Mani Singh is CEO of New Delhi based NextByte Technologies providing technology solutions for eCommerce migrations, Magento based implementations, Salesforce integration with eCommerce and map based solutions for web & mobile. NextByte Technologies has been around for three years and serves clients spread over North America, Europe, Middle East, India, and Australia. Over past 26 […]

Map Publishing and Retail in the Digital Age – IMIA Meetup

IMIA Meetup 01 – Melbourne – 28 January 2016 Speakers Dave McIlhagga MapSherpa Bruce McGurty Hardie Grant Explore Alex Rossimel John Wiley and Sons Craig Molyneux Spatial Vision Sponsored by Hema Maps and Spatial Vision The IMIA’s inaugural Meetup held in Melbourne recently was a great success. Approximately 30 attendees were treated to an hour […]