The big data trend has dramatically impacted every industry, so it is little surprise that big data in GIS has significant implications for how we acquire and leverage spatial information. As we consider the way organizations are using geographic information science and technology, one of the clearest themes is that usage is expanding rapidly;...

Government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private companies all benefit from innovations in Geographic Information Science (GIS). Researchers and entrepreneurs have found a variety of creative ways to use GIS to advance business and technology. The latest GIS technology developments make way for new applications and for the convergence of...

Information Science (GIS), but what about where GIS is headed into the future? While it can be difficult to try to prophesize the future of an industry and technology, there are a wealth of clues You've likely heard plenty about historical trends in the development and use of Geographic that hint at and reveal a glimpse of the future of GIS...