Posts tagged as GIS

Workshop provides insights on development of SA’s spatial data infrastructure

  The Committee for Spatial Information (CSI) held a South African Spatial Data Infrastructure (SASDI) Workshop at St Johns School in Johannesburg on 27 June 2017. Representatives from national and provincial departments, metros as well as district and local municipalities, and state entities were in attendance to find out about the work that the CSI […]

Flying into the future: drones make their mark

  Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, are more than simply hobbyists’ toys or military hardware. Although they can be, and often are, used for recreational purposes as well in security-related applications, the latest versions are being used in various commercial, environmental, industrial, surveying and agricultural applications. Drones Conference 2017, which was held […]

Implications of Industry 4.0 for geospatial professionals

  Technological disrupters are increasingly commonplace and geospatial professionals need to be alert to developments arising from the Internet of Things (IoT) and the arrival of the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0). Growth has been identified by research company, Gartner, as the foremost strategic priority for many businesses over the next two years, and to […]