GIS technology and processing in the cloud is on the way to becoming the next big trend. The various functionalities of the cloud can be suitably tailored to fit into an organization’s geospatial workflow.
Barbara Horvatic, the Marketing Manager at GIS Cloud, explains how using a cloud-based GIS can help create a collaborative environment for pulling together and manipulate disparate datasets. With the recent increase in frequency of flooding events (followed by the usual ‘I haven’t seen this in the past hundred years’ […]
A new geospatial term has been popping up on the Internet lately: the GeoCloud. Carl Reed, Chief Technology Officer in the July 2008 OGC newsletter (Chief Technology Officer’s Message: The Cloud) defines cloud computing: The term “cloud” comes from the fact that we have all used the cloud symbol to represent the […]