Progress of the BIM - Annual Conference Summary

The progress of the standardization of Building Information Modeling (BIM) has been the cross-cutting theme of the Annual Infrastructure Conference held in October in Singapore. Although my Twitter account was practically hijacked with the hashtag #YII2017 in those days, here I present a summary. The trip On this occasion I [...]
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Choosing a Provider for Mass Mail - Personal Experience

The goal of any commercial initiative that makes its presence on the Internet is always and will be to generate value. This applies both to a large company that has a website, which hopes to translate visitors into sales, as for a blog that hopes to have new followers and retain loyalty in existing ones. In both cases, the [...]
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Are we really immersed in an "innovative" process when it comes to 3D Spatial?

"The push of a button has the potential to open another dimension," he writes, almost at the end of his article, Muthukumar Kumar, referring specifically to the creation of 3D environments, their usefulness, importance and future. Let us note that in order to speak of the future, in a way that distances us from mere chatter, it is required that this word [...]
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Geospatial technology, its role and importance within the IT structure in the Departments of Transportation.

Geospatial technology. Conceived as all the technology used to acquire, manage, analyze, visualize and disseminate both the data and the information related to the location of an object, it has transcended its initial conception of triad composed essentially by GIS, GPS Compass and Remote Perception (RS) incorporating those emerging technologies that use a component [...]
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GIS-oriented employability. Fiction versus reality

After reading an article that begins by asking what the GIS employers are really looking for, I wondered to what extent these conclusions can be extrapolated to our countries of origin whose realities may be similar or different (perhaps very different) to yours. The 'raw material' used for the study were all the offers [...]
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The many possibilities of applying the Web GIS at present

The topic to comment today is the Web GIS. For the 'uninitiated', it could simply be translated as 'GIS on the Web', but what does this really mean? What are their scope? Why 'has many possibilities of application' as stated in the title of this post? There are five reasons given by Eric van Rees in [...]
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3 of the 27 changes of QGIS 2.18

When we are about to end the life of QGIS In 2.x versions, waiting for what will be QGIS 3.0, this page shows us what it includes QGIS 2.18.11 'Las Palmas' that was officialized in July of this year. QGIS Currently has an interesting spike in terms of new sponsors, formal companies that [...]
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Python: the language that geomatics should prioritize

Last year I was able to witness how my friend "Filiblu" had to leave his Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) program with which he felt comfortable enough, and rolled up his shirt learning Python from scratch, to develop an adaptation of the plugin "Municipal SIT" on QGIS. It is an application that has been [...]
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Simple GIS Software: GIS client for $ 25 and Web Server for $ 100

Today we live in interesting scenes, in which free and private software coexist contributing to the industry in increasingly competitive conditions of competitiveness. Perhaps the geospatial issue is one of the fields where open source solutions are as robust as non-free license solutions; Nevertheless, […]
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I have LiDAR data - and now what?

In a very interesting article recently published by David Mckittrick, where he talks about the implications of the proper knowledge of the techniques associated with working with LiDAR in GIS and referring to Global Mapper as a tool to support the processing of the data obtained. After reading the article I have [...]
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QGIS, PostGIS, LADM - in the Course of Land Administration developed by IGAC

In the convergence of different initiatives, aspirations and challenges that Colombia has to maintain its leadership in the Southern Cone in geospatial matters, between the 27 days of July and 4 of August, the Center for Research and Development of Geographical Information - CIAF of the Geographical Institute Agustín Codazzi will develop the Course: Application of the ISO 19152 [...]
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Webinar: 5 Things You Can Do Better With CAD Software

Imagine that you have a set of 45 flat, with boxes or modules in Layout that carry information associated with a table in Microsoft Office, such as sheet number, who approved, date of approval, etc. And you need to apply a change to all those plans without having to open one by one, just changing the data in [...]
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