Updates, news and business articles on the map industry.

Getting “Lost” in the Hunt: Keeping Your Bearings When You’re Focused in the Field

Professional Hunter Donnelle Johnson of HuntData Shares Necessities for Pros and Novices on the Hunt Every year more than 300,000 hunting licenses are sold in Colorado to those in search of big game such as deer, elk, moose, pronghorn and even mountain lions.  In a state of outdoor recreationalists, the billion-dollar industry is an economic driver […]

The Map Experience

What if you had never seen a printed map? What if all you only knew about was electronic devices? This tongue in cheek video is an introduction to “a new bio-optical knowledge recording and dissemination system, responding to the trade name: Map.” Created by The Regional Centre for Geographic Information Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (CRIGE  PACA).   It […]

Automatic Production and Updating of Topographic Maps

In times of rapid change and dwindling human and financial resources, the most important reasons for automation in map production are to ensure efficient, up-to-date and consistent production cycles without sacrificing on quality. Automation makes sense when it eliminates, reduces or sustainably speeds up inefficient manual work. In the case of cartography, this work is […]

2014 Spatial Survey (Australia & New Zealand)

Want to know composition of Spatial Professionals?  What is your expected Salary when you work in geospatial industry? Is Geospatial workforce aging? Which sectors employ most geospatial professionals? IMIA are participants of the Spatial Industry Statistics Program set up in 2011 to gather information on the Spatial Industries. The 2014 Spatial Salary Survey was conducted […]

GIS Day- World’s Largest GIS Day Event

Want to know more about GIS? What is GIS is all about? Want to experience cool technologies? Google Glass, 3D Printer etc Where is the GIS Industry is heading to? If you are in Brisbane, register for International GIS Day event-19th November (http://www.gisday.com.au/) All the details are in the website GIS Day event is hosted […]

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Mapping the World

Before Google maps and satellite imagery cartographers painstakingly mapped the world. As you’ve spun the globe and studied your atlas dreaming of faraway places, have you ever wondered how that map came to be? Kelly spoke to Dr Bill Richardson from Flinders University who has published ‘The Portuguese Discovery of Australia: Fact or Fiction?’ and […]

Making Better Decisions With Geospatial Data

There is a geospatial component to every decision that must be made, from the day-to-day management of our personal lives to the bigger national and international issues.  Governments often find themselves stymied, tasked with coordinating massive immediate responses to events without having access to the most pertinent information.  This is changing with the advances in […]

Welcome to IMIA Blog!

Fellow IMIA members & guests, With great excitement, IMIA blog team would like to officially launch the blog page of the organization. In this blog, all members and guests would be updated with the latest happenings in the mapping industry. For members, this is THE place to promote your activities of your organization (whether your […]