Advancing the geospatial ecosystem


COVID-19 dashboards from Academia and research institutes

April 10, 2020

One of the earlier dashboards we saw during the COVID-19 crisis was from the Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University (JHU). We also now find the University of Virginia, lavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford and the University of Wisconsin providing GIS-based dashboards. Here is a brief into their work.

WGIC releases report on Geospatial Information and Privacy

March 16, 2020

The World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) announced the release of a new report ‘Geospatial Information and Privacy: Policy Perspectives and Imperatives for the Geospatial Industry’. The report covers the fundamental provisions of data protection and privacy policy and its implications for the geospatial industry. It also provides legal regulations and processes, along with a snapshot of discussions and developments occurring around the world.