Directions Magazine Podcasts

Directions Magazine Podcasts
By [email protected] (Directions Magazine)
About this podcast
Directions Magazine has insights on location ready where you are – always online – always mobile ready. Through our articles, webinars, and social media, we engage our audience with information about the latest developments and inspire them to solve global challenges with geospatial technology.
Latest episodes
Feb. 7, 2018
Bill McNeil caught up with Antoine Martin, formerly with Pix4D, about his perspectives on drones and the GIS Market.
Dec. 10, 2014
Dale Kunce, a senior geospatial engineer at the American Red Cross, is the US lead for the Missing Maps project, aims to plot complete data on streets, rivers and other geographical features around the world, with the help of a global network of volunteers. They ultimately hope to help improve the response of humanitarian groups. Download audio file More about: crowdsourcing, missing maps
Dec. 9, 2014 discovers how technology is turning mapping into a powerful tool for supporting development and tackling humanitarian crises. Download audio file More about: mapaction, missing maps
Dec. 2, 2014
A historical tour through health mapping from WHYY's new health, science and innovation program, The Pulse. Download audio file More about: epidemiology, healthgis, whyy
Nov. 25, 2014
Our look at the temporal aspects of spatial and location data raise some questions: How do we visualize them? Do we need quick turnaround high definition video from space or is it a solution in search of a problem? What is PlanetIQ's business model for its weather and climate data? Download audio file More about: geomedicine, hd video, privacy, time
Nov. 18, 2014
GIS Day is this Wednesday. It’s our industry’s annual opportunity to share what we do, why it’s important and to encourage its further use. GIS Day is both an educational and a marketing opportunity as we reach out to students, educators, and potential users in a variety of fields. On this 15th GIS Day, we examine how well we sell ourselves via our GIS Day communications. Download audio file More about: esri, gisday, outreach
Nov. 11, 2014
GIS is part of a new geospatial framework where GIS, BIM, 3D modeling and other technologies and datasets are converging. What does this framework look like? How do we understand it? What is required for it to become a valuable part of the short- and long-term building projects across the planet? Download audio file More about: bim, geodesign, lidar
Nov. 4, 2014
When was the last time you visited a geospatial company’s website or even had a look at its homepage? Remember back when it was news when a GIS organization launched or relaunched a website? Today no one seems to care about them at all. Should they? Download audio file More about: b2b, marketing, website design
Oct. 28, 2014
"A decade or so ago pundits (ourselves included) said the internet would mean the 'death of distance' and make the world 'flat,' i.e., eliminate geographical differences." So writes Adrian Wooldridge in The Economist. True? And if so, what role did and does GIS play in this change? Download audio file More about: disintermediation, distance, internet
Oct. 20, 2014
Web Map Solutions' Matt Sheehan suggested last month that the GIS industry is splitting. But apparently he was not sure since he put a question mark at the end of the blog post title. So, is the GIS world splitting? Download audio file More about: cloud, marketing, mobile