AGI Celebrates ‘Amazing’ Conference with GeoCom Success

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The Association for Geographic Information (AGI), is celebrating following a successful annual conference. The largest independent event in the UK GI calendar, organised for geospatial professionals by geospatial professionals, GeoCom 23 attracted more than 250 registered delegates with a challenging agenda featuring topics such as ethics and governance, skills shortages and the environmental impact of earth observation. Feedback from attendees … Read More

CGI’s Cyber Escape experience visits University of Nottingham as part of ongoing partnership

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London United Kingdom, 13 December 2023  CGI, (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world, recently brought its Cyber Escape experience to the University of Nottingham for a week long residency at the University Park Campus. Combining the fun of an escape room with the themes of cyber security, the experience allowed staff, students, … Read More

CGI named on UK Ministry of Defence Digital & IT Professional Services framework

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London, United Kingdom, 13 December 2023  CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) has been named as a supplier on the UK Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) new Digital and IT Professional Services (DIPS) framework. Crown Commercial Service (CCS) assisted MOD in the production of the DIPS framework and will become the framework authority upon go live, with MOD responsible for all customer engagement. The DIPS framework … Read More

Peak District Pioneers AI Landscape Mapping using Bluesky Aerial Images


Leicestershire, UK, 12 December 2023 – The UK’s Peak District National Park Authority, in partnership with Cranfield University and The Alan Turing Institute, is pioneering the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to automate the production of highly detailed land cover maps. Using high-resolution aerial photography from Bluesky International, the Authority has developed a new variant of deep-learning network that automatically classifies … Read More

Anytime, anywhere – scheduled data submission via 1Data Gateway

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Cambridge, UK, December 12th  2023, ( 1Spatial, the global leader in location master data management solutions that improve data quality and governance, is pleased to announce the latest release of 1Data Gateway for automated data submission and validation.  Data submission can now be scheduled to run once or at a recurring interval, for example data could be pulled from an … Read More

CGI extends offering to include Mac end-user computing solutions for UK enterprise clients

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CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A), the global IT and business consulting services firm, has announced an extension to its scope of services for UK enterprise clients through the addition of Mac end-user computing (EUC) solutions. CGI is extending its offering to include a comprehensive framework of services, including assessment, deployment, management, and lifecycle solutions for Mac and the Apple platform. CGI’s Digital … Read More

AGI Skills Discussion Challenges Geospatial Community to Stand Up and Be Heard!

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London, 7 December 2023 – The Association for Geographic Information (AGI), the membership group for organisations and individuals working in the geospatial sector, has encouraged the UK geospatial community to act now to prevent future skills shortages. Following a meeting of stakeholders from government, industry, academia and professional competency bodies, the AGI urged the sector to engage with educators in … Read More

Lincolnshire turns to GIS from Esri UK for emergency planning

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Technology from Esri UK supports more effective response to floods, power cuts and severe weather Lincolnshire Resilience Forum (LRF) has gone live with new geospatial and drone technology from Esri UK to help it better prepare for emergencies across the county, including flooding, loss of critical infrastructure, pandemics or severe weather. Image recognition and drone software are among new applications … Read More

Stafford Railway Building Society partners with PropEco to boost its climate and energy performance data

UK-based lender The Stafford Railway Building Society (SRBS) has partnered with leading climate-tech company PropEco, enhancing its ability to assess energy performance and anticipate the potential impacts of climate change across its mortgage portfolio. Through the partnership, PropEco will provide a range of data-driven tools and services that help SRBS assess and manage current and future climate risks. The two … Read More