MapAction is supporting the humanitarian response in Ukraine

MapAction has rapidly deployed a highly skilled team of specialist information managers and mappers to the field. The team are working with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) to help coordinate the humanitarian response in Ukraine. We will also shortly have a team member working from Geneva supporting the UN response at Head Office level. In … Read More

AGI Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Working Group

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The AGI Council believe that Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) are vitally important to our industry, workplaces and community, and as such we have chosen them as an area of focus in 2022/23. We are establishing an Action Working Group (AWG) to consider how AGI could work to improve DEI within the Council, our members, and within the wider geospatial … Read More

Cadcorp SIS 9 service release provides additional benefits to users

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Press Release, Stevenage, UK, 4th March 2022 Customer requests feature highly in latest service release Geographical Information Systems (GIS) software company, Cadcorp, continues to provide industry leading support for Ordnance Survey® (OS®) data products. As part of the OS Public Sector Plan for PSGA members, Cadcorp SIS Desktop users can now benefit from direct access to the OS Places API. This is in addition … Read More

Seeing red in the wake of the Tongan Tsunami

1 March 2022 Ghana Ports Authority lead the way for Environmental Monitoring The observation of sea level is important to the study of climate change as well as providing valuable data for tsunami and storm surge warning, coastal zone management and protection. This was made apparent during the recent underwater volcanic eruption on 15th January 2022 off the coast of … Read More

Astun Technology: The power of Volunteered Geographic Information

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Epsom, UK, 24th February 2022, (www.astuntechnology.com) Last week’s announcement that the UK Government intends to overturn its 2026 deadline for registering historic paths has been celebrated by The Ramblers, Great Britain’s leading walking charity, and Astun Technology, developers of the Ramblers’ Volunteered Geographic Information mapping tool, Don’t Lose Your Way. Launched in 2020, Don’t Lose Your Way aimed to build … Read More

Introducing Verisk 3D Visual Intelligence

Since The GeoInformation Group was acquired in 2016, we have been backed by the broad and deep resources of Verisk. Now we are proud to share Verisk’s brand, vision, and identity as we become part of the Verisk 3D Visual Intelligence team. We will continue to deliver our Land and Property insights, and you can look forward to new and … Read More

1Spatial Listed in Top 100 Companies in Cambridgeshire League

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Cambridge, UK, 11th February 2021, (www.1spatial.com) 1Spatial, the leading provider of location master data management solutions, has been named in the prestigious “Top 100 Cambridgeshire Companies” league table, entering the list for the first time at 77th position. The Cambridgeshire Limited League Table list, now in its eighth year and issued by Grant Thornton, highlights the county’s leading companies by … Read More

AGI appoints Adam Burke as Council Chair

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Adam Burke from Natural Resources Wales has been appointed as the new Chair of the Association for Geographic Information (AGI). Under his leadership, the Association will focus on connecting the UK geocommunity and demonstrating its contribution to post-Covid recovery, climate action and a sustainable future. Commenting on the year ahead, Adam said: “With a return to face-to-face events in 2022, … Read More

1Spatial continues optimising for secure data submission in the cloud

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Cambridge, UK, 11th February 2022, (www.1spatial.com) 1Spatial, the global geospatial software and solutions leader, are increasing the capability of the 1Spatial Platform, with improvements to the API, engine controls and new task types. 1Integrate is our patented rules engine which automatically validates, corrects, transforms and integrates spatial and non-spatial enterprise data. Version 3.2 builds upon our roadmap of cloud enablement with the ability to easily … Read More

AGI Scotland Annual Conference 2022 – Register Now!

Join us virtually this year – 23-24 February 2022 (Mornings Only) We are pleased to announce that this year’s AGI-Scotland annual conference will take place during the mornings of Wednesday, 23rd and Thursday, 24th February 2022. Due to the ongoing uncertainty around Covid-19 and in the spirit of making this event accessible to a wide audience, this year’s conference will once … Read More