Want to learn how you can get connected to GIS via Twitter? Or what GIS apps and technology will be used for the next 5 to 10 years? Find out these and more in the January SDI Interesting Reads.
This article discusses what the future of GIS in Canada may look like in the next five to ten years.
- Promoting Canadian GIS and geomatics on Twitter
- Map-based tool for transportation-related asset management
- Amazon Web Services opens data centre in Canada
- Easy access to data: the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) Initiative
- Operational use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) for geomatics applications in Canada
- Radio Garden serves on-the-globe music streaming to worldwide radio listeners
- Earth observation satellite Worldview-4 with a resolution of 30 cm launched
- The future of business: 20 tech facts everyone should know
- Five GIS trends changing the world according to Jack Dangermond, President of Esri
- Will machines ever have emotions?
- OGC and W3C seek comments on spatial data on the web best practices white paper
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.More Content by Gordon Plunkett