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GIS Career and Jobs

Registration Now Open for the Inaugural GISP Certification Exam

The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) is seeking candidates for the inaugural GISP certification exam.  About five years ago, GISCI began exploring changing the requirements for obtaining a GISP from its portfolio-only based requirements.  After launching a formal review in 2011, GISCI finally announced earlier this year that it would be […]

GIS Career and Jobs

New GISP Certification Process and Fees Announced

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 recertification processes starting July 1, 2015. In terms of the process for obtaining a GISP certification, the biggest change is the exam component.  Starting on […]

GIS Learning

GIS News: OGC Seeks Comments, GISCI Endorses the Department of Labor's  Geospatial Technology Competency Model

GIS News: OGC Seeks Comments, GISCI Endorses the Department of Labor's Geospatial Technology Competency Model

Announcements from IDV Solutions, GISCI, OGC, SuperGeo, 1Spatial, PolicyMap, Safe Software, and RapidEye make up today’s geospatial industry news. IDV Solutions IDV Solutions, maker of Visual Fusion business intelligence software, will present a webinar, “Success Stories for Global Security & Asset Management in SharePoint,” on Thursday, June 30, 2011, from […]

GIS Learning

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 […]

GIS Career and Jobs

GISP Certification Update Under Review

GISP Certification Update Under Review

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 their proposed changes: Key among the proposed updates is the addition of a required examination. The Working Group that prepared the proposal recommends that the […]