Posts tagged as AfriGIS

Applying geospatial data ethically

Geospatial data company AfriGIS’s Spatial and Data Workshop, which took place on 6 December 2018, explored updates to its datasets, the role of GIS in an organisation, and technology ethics. AfriGIS’s Brian Civin spoke about technology ethics and sustainability. That we can do something doesn’t mean that we should, he said. He reminded the audience […]

Workshop on location data and big data

The second quarter AfriGIS Data and Spatial Workshop took place in Midrand on 12 June 2018 and focused on utilising big data, from applying spatial strategies to incorporating it into one’s own data. Lourens Snyman, AfriGIS GIS analyst, demonstrated how the combination of different data sources can be used in business operations. Christopher Ueckermann, the […]

Workshop shows big data business benefits

The first quarter AfriGIS Data and Spatial Workshop on 13 March 2018 in Midrand highlighted ways for companies to make sense of big data. AfriGIS’s chief business officer, Brian Civin, first gave an overview of framework areas for big data integration, warehousing, and analytics. The company’s data expert, Christopher Ueckermann then introduced the latest dataset […]

Updates to quarterly dataset

Geospatial data provider AfriGIS has released the latest quarterly updates to its 14 national datasets at its Data and Spatial Workshop in Gauteng during December 2017. Additions in this release include 60 938 Street Addresses (NAD), 5891 Street Centrelines, 38 508 Land Parcels, 509 Sectional Schemes, 3571 Points of Interest, 62 Proclaimed Towns, 1001 Gated […]

Latest data release chases coverage

Geospatial data provider AfriGIS’s 2017 third quarter data release has been a substantial one, bringing its searchable address database to 17 703 849 entries. This release has seen several additions that include 103 324 Street Addresses (NAD), 10 963 Street Centreline, 19 281 Land Parcels, 829 Sectional Schemes, 2653 Points of Interest, 136 Proclaimed Towns, […]

Data’s potential for intelligent transport systems

The Intelligent Transport Society South Africa (ITSSA) revisited a data theme at their annual general meeting in Pretoria in August 2017, with data provider AfriGIS’s managing director Magnus Rademeyer delivering the keynote address. Rademeyer explained that many challenges around location sourcing and networks have subsided in recent years, making geographic information a mere question of […]

Second quarter data updates announced

  Geospatial data provider AfriGIS announced its second quarter data updates to clients at its Data and Spatial Workshop on 7 June 2017. Additions to the company’s 14 national datasets include 100 694 street addresses (NAD), 18 918 street centrelines, 26 025 land parcels, 342 sectional schemes, 2653 points of interest, 121 proclaimed town boundaries, […]