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SDI Interesting Reads - March 2018

How will Esri and Autodesk’s partnership drive the integration of spatial intelligence (GIS) and 3D design model information (BIM)? What about the collaboration between Esri and Microsoft to bring AI, cloud technology and infrastructure, geospatial analytics and visualization together? Will it create more powerful and intelligent applications? What are some of the emerging global trends? Find out about these topics and more in this month’s SDI Interesting Reads.

About the Author

Gordon Plunkett is the Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) Director at Esri Canada. He has more than 30 years of experience in GIS and Remote Sensing in both the public and private sectors. He currently sits as a member of the Community Map of Canada Steering Committee, GeoAlliance Canada Interim Board of Directors, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Technical Committee, the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) Committee on Geomatics, the University of Laval Convergence Network Advisory Committee and the Advisory Board to the Carleton University Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre. During his career, Gordon has worked on projects in more than 20 countries and has contributed to numerous scientific conferences and publications. At Esri Canada, he is responsible for developing and supporting the company’s SDI vision, initiatives and outreach, including producing content for the SDI blog.

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