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Geospatial data ethics catches up with other industries, stands to learn from them

12 Apr - 12:23 SAST

“At the bleeding edge of innovation, where data and technology collide, it is ethics rather than law that will guide us."

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Data is power, which necessitates ethics, governance and legislation to keep it in check. Luckily there are established guidelines to draw on, the latest of which has been published for the geomatics industry – but it could be improved.

Why bother?

Data-driven workflows form part of most business and operational processes. Decisions made with data affect every aspect of citizens’ lives, something the US Federal Data...

Data ethics concern everyone in an organisation, and places an obligation on everyone. Codifying data ethics will bring consistency and psychological comfort to you and everyone in your organisation working with data.

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Project owners help drive construction digitisation and data efforts

10 Aug - 05:59 SAST
Project owners increasingly regard data as the key driver of a project’s value and are demanding that their contractors and suppliers align with their digital ambitions.
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AnalyticsFeatureTop Story

Geospatial data ethics catches up with other industries, stands to learn from them

12 Apr - 12:23 SAST
Data ethics concern everyone in an organisation, and places an obligation on everyone. Codifying data ethics will bring consistency and psychological comfort to you and everyone in your organisation working with data.
+ Read more
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How open map data is bringing transparency to the apparel industry

31 Aug - 15:09 SAST
The Open Apparel Registry is an open data map of facilities in the apparel industry which apparel brands, civil society organisations, academic researchers, journalists, and other groups use to understand the global apparel supply...
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May 18

FIDIC Africa Infrastructure Conference 2021

May 18 8:00 am - May 19 5:00 pm
Online

The 27th Annual FIDIC Africa Conference brings together consulting engineers across African, attracting engineering practitioners, built environment professionals, governments, state-owned entities, property developers, funding agencies, contractors, and suppliers to the industry from at least

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May 19

Maptek Connect 2021

May 19
Online

Join Maptek for its 24‑hour online conference with 36 sessions taking place across multiple time zones and four regional streams. The conference will feature the company’s customers, partners and industry experts who will provide

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May 19

Spatial data science in CPG and retail summit 2021

May 19 8:00 am - May 20 5:00 pm
Online

Understanding consumers through the lens of location has led consumer packaged goods (CPG) and retail brands to increase their investment in spatial data science to understand not only the “where” but the “why” behind

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