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GISP Poster Contest

GISP Poster Contest

How creative can you get in mapping out all GISPs?  The  2nd Annual GISCI Poster Contest  is now open for entrants.  Download the Excel spreadsheet listing almost 5,000 GISP and starting geocoding.   GISCI (GIS Certification Institute) is the group that administers GISP certification (GISP stands for Geographic Information Systems Professional). Posters are […]

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Best of GIS: Notable 2011 Geospatial Happenings

Best of GIS: Notable 2011 Geospatial Happenings

It’s been a very long time since I’ve done a “best of GIS” year end review.   Listed below are some of what I have found to be the more exciting and sometimes just plain fun happenings and advances in the GIS and greater geospatial field for the year 2011 […]

GIS Career and Jobs

Sample Esri Technical Exam Questions

Sample Esri Technical Exam Questions

Esri is now offering sample questions for Esri’s ArcGIS Desktop Exams.  The sample questions are accessible from Esri’s Training page. The sample questions mimic the multiple choice style of Esri’s technical exams although don’t expect to find any of the sample questions on the real exams.  The areas covered in […]

GIS Career and Jobs

New Geospatial Certification

New Geospatial Certification

A press release from DigitalQuest has announced the launching of SPACE, a new geospatial certification.  The acronym stands for Spatial Projects and Community Exchange and the objective is to “recognize user-level skills in geospatial technology and is based on assessing an individual’s basic geospatial foundation.” The SPACE certification program joins a growing […]

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GIS Certification versus Certificate Programs

GIS Certification versus Certificate Programs

GIS certification and certificate programs are two similarly named yet different markers of a person’s GIS education and skills achievements.  To sort out the confusion, both certificate programs and GIS certification are described in this article. GIS Certificate Programs GIS certificate programs are usually a series of GIS related coursework […]