Early Careers Network Update – July 2021

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Chair role change We are pleased to announce that current committee members Matt Webster and Tom Perks are jointly stepping up into the roles of ECN Co-Chairs. Rebecca Taylor has done a fantastic job leading ECN as both co-chair and chair for the past 18 months and will continue to support ECN within an advisory role. Call for committee members … Read More

Precisely announces Subscription Licensing for MapInfo Pro

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Precisely announces Subscription Licensing for MapInfo Pro Like many software vendors, Precisely has moved to Subscription Pricing and Licensing for all new licences purchased from 1st July 2021. This is great news for new customers who would have been looking to purchase MapInfo Pro for £1,660 + VAT – as the new pricing is only £590 + VAT per annum. … Read More

Why a Rules Based Plus a Machine Learning Hybrid Approach

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Before we look at the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to manage data, lets first touch on what we mean by AI and take a look at some of the techniques being used today. In its simplest definition AI is the computerised ability to perform tasks commonly associated with human intelligence for example reasoning, discovering patterns, generalising knowledge and learning from experience. AI can be a misleading phrase though and maybe simulated intelligence or even simulated decisions might … Read More

Why Location Data Quality is Important in Policing

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The National Policing Digital Strategy highlights data as a key enabler, helping the UK to shift from a reactive policing model, to building and using proactive and preventative solutions to protect the public from harm. To ensure this happens two of the recommended actions in the strategy is to: Drive data quality and consistency by developing a reference data management guide nationally, … Read More

AGI FAQ’s – Paying for my AGI membership

The AGI use Stripe as a preferred method of payment, which is available when you are within the AGI portal. Stripe has been audited by a PCI-certified auditor and is certified to PCI Service Provider Level 1. This is the most stringent level of certification available in the payments industry. To accomplish this, they use the best-in-class security tools and practices … Read More

AGI FAQ’s – Am I entitled to receive a copy of the GeoConnexion Magazine?

GeoConnexion International and GeoConnexion UK bring you the latest news and stories plus reports from geotechnology industries in UK, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America and Asia. Coverage of topics such as 3D Visualisation, UAS, Remote Sensing, LiDAR, Cloud, Mobile Mapping, Navigation with emphases on healthcare, public safety, retail, the environment, utilities, surveying, LBS, transport/ logistics, telecommunications and more … Read More

AGI Cymru Walk and Talk 13 July 2021

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A few members met this week for AGI Cymru’s Walk and Talk at Garwnant Visitor Centre, just outside Merthyr Tydfil. We were lucky to have a warm sunny day and took a leisurely stroll whilst catching up on news from our public and private sector colleagues. It was fantastic to meet up under the government guidelines, take in the beautiful … Read More

University of Oxford improves efficiency of estate management with indoor mapping

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15 July 2021 – The University of Oxford has upgraded its estates management processes with a new indoor mapping system to provide more efficient methods of maintaining asset data and how it charges university departments and other tenants for the space they use. Offering easy access to property and interiors data across 300+ buildings and 35,000 spaces using interactive maps, the … Read More