GIStreamlined ... The Essence of Place

March 11, 2019

This book draws lessons and conclusions, based on the methodology outlined in the author's previous book, Water as a Catalyst for Peace (Routledge, 2013), and further charts the course to a more practical framework for achieving regional stability and justice. Past agr...

October 20, 2018

As Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast on Aug. 25, 2017, with winds topping 130 miles per hour, the situation signaled a disaster on the horizon. The winds and heavy rains caused significant flooding, toppled branches and power lines, and lead to mas...

December 10, 2017

Have you ever failed in your life or career? Many times? And still managed to pick up the pieces and keep marching forward?

Well, if you answered yes to these questions, then you are one of the very few people who know how to deal with failure and use it to their advant...

October 1, 2017

The world is changing around us, with disruptive and efficiency-enabling technology supporting a whole new level of communication, collaboration and productivity. We have a lot more data, tools and technological options in all aspects of our business, including data ac...

June 5, 2016



MUHAMMAD ALI, a man of many passions, the champion of champions, a global legend and icon, and humanitarian. His legacy was not only confined to the ring. It radiated throughout the globe. His life embodied one of the most incredible human stories worthy of being tol...

June 29, 2015

Businesses of all sizes are keen to optimize their data storage, access and dissemination to increase enterprise collaboration and timely delivery of services. This means higher productivity and elevated level of service delivery and quality enabled by easier deploymen...

April 16, 2015


The continuing integration of Earth imagery and GIS is revolutionizing the geospatial industry and empowering users.

By Matteo Luccio, founder and president of Pale Blue Dot.


Geospatial technology is changing. Now geographic information system (GIS) software is ingesti...

December 26, 2014

Higher efficiency and quality are equally needed across different industries. The global financial crisis has tightened its grip on professionals and organizations in almost all fields. As a result, several economic and environmental challenges are at play. Sprawling p...

June 10, 2014

By: Ahmed Abukhater, PhD, GISP


With the global financial crisis, many local communities struggle to stay afloat. Despite the many ongoing conversations about the nation’s economy and what needs to be done to fix it, Detroit is the latest casualty of this unsustainable...

February 23, 2014

Today, cities are growing beyond their physical limits and resource capacities. This sprawling growth encroaches on prime agricultural land and creates severe socioeconomic and environmental problems.


To combat these problems, smart cities are using geospatial technolo...

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