The use of geospatial technologies is increasingly being used in a variety of fields. GIS is being used in many different industries and the skills required to be a successful GIS professional have evolved over the years. Below are recommendations on building a strong background in preparation for a career in GIS based on what the majority of employers are looking for. However, keep in mind you will find a wide variety of work and educational backgrounds among those working in GIS jobs.
The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) which had launched a review of its certification process back in 2011, announced new terms and fees for its certification and … Read more
Last summer, the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) announced plans to update the GIS Professional Certification process. Starting February 1st, GISCI will accept public comments about … Read more
Registration for Esri’s technical certification exams opened up this month. Alex Mahrou over on his RockyMountainGeo blog outlines his strategy for preparing for the ArcGIS … Read more
For those that pay attention to the certification efforts in the field of GIS: the GIS Certification Institute’s (GISCI) Board of Directors will be looking at … Read more