Posts tagged as methods

Ready to disrupt – tales of technologies, targeted sectors and a changing workforce

A look at the nature of disruption, the characteristics of the innovation that underpins it, how disruption happens, and which industries are next in line. In short, are the machines coming for our jobs? Disruption, often imagined as a lurking threat ready to destroy established businesses and business models, is on everyone’s minds of late. […]

Institutional learning in the age of change

  Citing Future Shock author Alvin Toffler, who said “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn”, Elmi Bester from ThinkingKnowlegde spoke about the importance of institutional learning to Geo-Information Society of South Africa’s (GISSA) Gauteng branch members. GISSA Gauteng’s […]

Anatomy of a mobile mapping system

  Mobile mapping systems are ground truthing soldiers of accuracy and produce high-quality data to mapping data providers. Popularised by Google’s Street View cars, various mapping data companies operate similar vehicles to collect an array of data for various uses. International mapping data provider, TomTom, is one such company, and recently upgraded their older mobile […]