Episode 53

In this episode, we reach the peak of our own inflated expectations before diving deep into the trough of our disillusionment and then finally we start climbing the slopes of enlightenment and all for the simple pleasure of our listeners.  We look at the top 10 strategic tech trends for 2019 and ask what do they mean for the spatial industry, plus we have a top selection of spatial news and the return of Export to Shapefile.

Episode 52

We follow up our last episode on Digital Twins with an interview with James Fee, CTO at CityZenith and all round good egg.  Plus some exciting news from Esri about new user roles, HERE grab the number one spot for Mapping and Navigation from Google in a new report by Ovum and we take a look at the Brexit Isles.

Episode 51

It's Episode 51 and we get our Digital Twin doubleheader off to a great start with a discussion around the definition of a Digital Twin, priming us nicely for our special guest next week.  Plus we have a whole heap of news, from Esri Arcade to pedestrian monitoring using IoT. 

Episode 50

It's our 50th episode and we are celebrating in style with an interview with the creator of  Uber's Kepler.gl, what could be better than that! Plus we have a bit of survey news, Fifa embraces GPS, and New Zealand Emerging Spatial Professionals get in the know with a careers conference.

Episode 49

We're back after a 6-week break - you know you've missed us! 

In the news in this episode, we celebrate Open Street Map's 14th Birthday, we wonder if GIS is mainstream and consider if Google is out to annoy flat earthers. Plus in Topic of the Week we fall in love all over again with the paper map.  Export to Shapefile makes a welcome return.

Episode 48

17901 attendees, 2400 gallons of coffee, 2200 staff,  480 Technical Workshops, 307 Exhibitors, 198 Paper Sessions, 124 Special Interest Groups, 34 Plenary speakers, and 1 Jack Dangermond.  These are just some of the stats that sum up the 2018 Esri User Conference.  In this special episode Chris, and Mark are joined by the very affable Kurt Towler, host of the fabulous podcast Speaking of GIS.  We discuss all things UC whilst relaxing in the map gallery.

Episode 47

In this episode, we have another great interview, this time with Santiago Giraldo, Director of Marketing at Carto.  Hear what he has to say about the state of the spatial industry and how organizations use Carto to turn location data into business outcomes.

Episode 46

In this episode, we interview Linda Hecht, geographer, marketer and geospatial location leader.  We discuss Linda's long career at Esri and what makes her tick now, we talk about her passion for geography and its impact on marketing and we ask what she believes the future of GIS will look like.

Episode 45

In this episode we have lots of news, from cognitive maps to open source conference goodness.  Esri demonstrates its employer credentials and someones denies Australia's existence.  Plus the New Zealand Prime Minister asks why New Zealand is left off so many maps.
In topic of the week we discuss Google's changes to the Google Maps API

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