Posts tagged as City of Johannesburg

Winners of the GeoJozi addressing challenge

  To help solve its addressing challenges, the City of Johannesburg opted for an unusual approach by engaging young talent in the GeoJozi Developer Challenge, launched in August 2016. The winners of the challenge were announced at the prize giving ceremony at the University of the Witwatersrand on 16 November 2016, which is also International GIS […]

Putting GIS in ward councillors’ hands

  With the recent local elections fresh in mind, the City of Johannesburg’s Corporate Geo-Informatics (CGIS) unit invited the city’s 135 ward councillors to its annual GIS Day, which took place at its offices in the Metro Centre on 14 November 2016. GIS Day is an annual grassroots awareness initiative started by the geographic information […]

Developer challenge to solve Joburg’s address issues

  The City of Johannesburg’s GeoJozi Developer Challenge calls on developers aged 30 or younger to help the City improve its systems of allocating and maintaining addresses across the 1 644 km2 municipality. Addresses and location are essential for the efficiency of a high functioning city. The initiative calls on software developers to work with […]

CGIS celebrates GIS Day and emphasises quality data

  The City of Johannesburg’s Corporate Geo-Informatics (CGIS) department hosted a GIS Day on 19 November 2014, in which they opened their offices for the public. The department decided on the theme of “Data Quality” for this year’s event. Over 240 visitors stopped by the office between 9h00 and 15h00. They were placed into small […]