Cloud native spatial data infrastructure offers a practical and cost-effective way to enable a “queryable” Earth and the open science movement which is critical to tackling global problems.
With its focus on visually presenting the progress made in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, will the SDG Data Alliance spur developing countries to create the foundational geospatial data they require for tracking, monitoring, and reporting on SDG progress?
Governments are no longer the single source of authority for spatial data.
How a public fire risk map upset residents and the lessons it holds for geospatial professionals on accuracy, communication, open data and building trust.
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.
The forum shows BVLOS as the future for Africa’s drone industry, and highlights the need for data science and processing skills to enable applications in agriculture, geospatial data and even drone deliveries.