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Five Reasons to Start Using QGIS

Caitlin Dempsey

Here are five compelling reasons to start using the open-source GIS platform QGIS, a free and open source software.

Paper Maps Refuse to Die in the Digital Age

Rebecca Maxwell

In today’s era of digital maps, the use of paper maps might seem a bit antiquated. When Google Maps are ...

Is the GIS Industry Splitting?

GIS Contributor

Matt Sheehan, from WebMapSolutions, shares some of the results from a survey asking, "is GIS splitting?"

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Opinion Piece: The Future of GIS

Noam Rozenfeld

Noam Rozenfeld, a GIS project manager at the Survey of Israel, discusses the future trends of GIS, highlighting emerging geospatial technologies that will become common tools in the field.