Jack Dangermond, President and Founder of Esri, shares how Web GIS can help governments tackle a departmental issue he aptly calls ‘sectoritis’, described as a silo mentality prevalent in organisational bureaucracies.
The timing of FutureGov’s recent high-level briefing on land ...
Land Information New Zealand launched a new mobile application called ‘MarineMate’ that gives users access to nationwide boating information - including tide times, boat ramp locations and boating bylaws - according to their location.
Recognising the increasing demand for relevant, accurate and updated geospatial information, the Survey Department of Sri Lanka has recently received a Cabinet approval to build the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI).
Three cities - Amsterdam, Barcelona and San Francisco - have agreed to collaborate on a common platform, called Cityzenith 5D Smart City, to use and share their data.
As part of the National Government’s efforts to rebuild the localities hit by Super Typhoon Haiyan, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources is sending a team of licensed geologists to Tacloban in order to identify areas unsafe to build relocation sites.
The Geospatial Information Agency, in close partnership with Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) and Esri Indonesia launched the ITB-Esri Community Centre in order to facilitate the development of the geospatial industry through synergies between the government, academe and the private sector.
Officials from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) handed over a geospatial database to the administration of Soc Trang province, as it joins four other provinces in the Mekong Delta in a climate change adaptation programme.
The National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) successfully concluded its second round table discussion which aimed to present and advocate the proposed Agency Geospatial Data Infrastructure Plan (AGDI) to representatives from 28 government agencies.
Singapore’s Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and Esri have signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will see Singapore bring its urban planning and design processes to new heights with the world’s most advanced 3D smart city technology.
A story map developed by Esri, StandbyTaskForce and GIS corps depicts the trail of devastation left behind by Super Typhoon Haiyan, or locally known in the Philippines as Yolanda.
Kicking off the annual Esri Asia Pacific User Conference, Vincent Hoong, Chief Executive Officer of the Singapore Land Authority, (SLA) shared the importance of leveraging Geospatial Information Science and Technology (GIST) in achieving their vision of becoming geospatially enabled.
In a visit to Ngee Ann Secondary School yesterday (22 July), FutureGov found students deeply ...
The Infocomm Development Authority and Ministry of Education of Singapore have initiated plans to introduce ...
Ngee Ann Secondary School’s students are on a bid to “change the world” with ...