It’s not all about the money! Our recommendations for achieving sustainable professional development

AGI Early Careers Network

In 2022 the AGI Early Careers Network (ECN) in collaboration with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) carried out a survey to establish what early career professionals value most from their employers (other than pay), and how these values change as careers develop. The survey results, published in January 2024, revealed some interesting results, including the high relative importance of … Read More

Mark Your Calendars for AGI Flagship Event GeoCom 2024

Get ready for an exhilarating journey into the world of geospatial technology at GeoCom 2024! This year, we’re embracing the theme ‘Connecting Communities; the Geospatial Perspective’. We will delve into how geospatial technology is revolutionizing the way communities connect and interact. Stay ahead, connect, learn and lead. What is GeoCom? GeoCom is the crown jewel of AGI’s events, the largest … Read More

GeoPlace announces winners of the 2024 Exemplar Awards

As a reflection of outstanding achievement, GeoPlace has announced the winners of its 2024 Exemplar Award, the Data Linking Award, the Peer Award and the Data Quality & Improvement Awards. These accolades reflect the progress, change or improvement in systems and processes run by the nation’s local authority Address and Street Custodians. Every year, these awards spotlight the incredible value of … Read More

AGI Releases New Report on Geo Skills

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The Association for Geographic Information (AGI), has released a new report on the future of skills within the sector. Following a roundtable event, which convened a wide range of stakeholders from government, industry, academia, and professional competency bodies, the recently published report outlines discussions focused on issues such as supply and demand, competition from other sectors and competitive wages. The … Read More

Bluesky aerial mapping technology reveals carbon stored in Britain’s hedgerows


Leicestershire, UK, 20 May, 2024 – New aerial mapping technology is enabling the carbon storage capacity of Great Britain and Ireland’s hedgerows to be calculated from the skies. The new National Hedgerow Map (NHM) has been created by UK aerial survey company Bluesky International. Hedgerows play a vital role in improving biodiversity and increasing carbon sequestration, as well as providing … Read More

CGI appointed Technology Delivery Partner for UK Emergency Services’ Mobile Communications Programme

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London, United Kingdom, 20 May 2024  CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB), one of the largest independent IT and business consulting services firms in the world, has been selected by the UK Government’s Home Office as the Technology Delivery Partner for the Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) across England, Scotland and Wales. The five-year contract, which focuses on advisory and delivery capability, is … Read More

Empowering people to save nature

In critical conservation projects all around the world, the international nature conservation charity Fauna & Flora uses Esri’s ArcGIS system to better understand the risks for threatened species, monitor changes in landscapes and prioritise intervention initiatives. Used by 175 staff across 20 countries, ArcGIS empowers everyone to make the best possible decisions and save nature.

AGI Scotland CV Review Event

Registrations is now open for the highly regarded AGI Scotland CV Review Event. This years event will be held on the 5 June in Edinburgh. While it will be a more low-key event this year, focusing solely on CV review sessions, it’s still an opportunity not to be missed! Whether you’re seeking employment in the geospatial sector or seeking to … Read More

CGI and Nokia to enable enterprises to drive business agility with 5G private networks

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London, United Kingdom, 08 May 2024  CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) and Nokia Corporation have signed an agreement that deepens their strategic partnership, combining leading-edge 5G private wireless networking technology with CGI business services and solutions. This will enable the accelerated delivery and efficient operation of industry leading digital solutions for connected, real-time, data-driven business operations. “Nokia one platform for industrial digitalisation, comprised of … Read More