Entries by Chitra

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5 Reasons to Ditch Desktop GIS and Go Mobile

Mobile devices have granted us increased flexibility, convenience and, well, mobility! Activities that were previously restricted or tied to a location can now be carried out wherever we choose, as long as we have our mobile device with us. A really good example of this is GIS. Previously restricted to desktop computers, we can now take GIS software […]

Success in the GIS Workplace: Part I

Today’s job market is pretty grim, so whether you’re kicking off your GIS career or you’re a long-time player looking for ways to stay on top of your game, knowing the basics of how to succeed in the GIS workplace is crucial. To help you out, we’ve put together a comprehensive three-part series on gaining (and retaining) […]

5 of the Best GIS Open Data Sources

A fundamental step of conducting a GIS analysis is obtaining good source of data. Without reliable data, we can’t produce a reliable analysis – in other words, it’s “trash in, trash out” – so here is a round up of some of the best GIS open data sources we’ve found. 1.  Humanitarian Data Exchange The Humanitarian Data Exchange […]