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Industries Database - EPRTR?

I am looking for a coherent , complete (At least EU coverage) and reliable (spatial accuracy) databse for INDUSTRIES I have been checking EPRTR database. Basically, it shows around 24,000 industrial ...
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Where is the work in the GIS/RS consulting industry?

I'm trying to get an understanding of what type of GIS/RS work organizations are most often bidding out to consultants, and why? For example, is most of the freelance work in web mapping these days ...
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Industry-based examples of using Python in geoprocessing and arcpy

I was asked recently by some students what types of operations GIS Analyst/Developer are usually trying to automate by using Python with geoprocessing in ArcGIS and ArcPy site package. I guess it ...
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How to display GIS Diploma on a buisness card? [closed]

I was wondering if there was a standard way to display a GIS diploma for email signatures/business cards. Thanks
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GIS learning resources for a .NET developer

There are couple of questions which are related to learning GIS or GIS skill sets here but I would like to ask very specific question. My current skills: I don't claim that I am a good programmer ...
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Why the GIS industry is always ruled by two options only, namely ESRI products and OSGeo projects?

I always wonder, why in GIS industry there are merely two major options available. Although there are many other proprietary software products for GIS, their market share is well below ESRI products ...
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Recommend topics to be included in a Computer Science for Geospatial Technologies course

I will be instructing a course at the local university titled Computer Science for Geospatial Technologies. This is an introductory course meant to introduce computer science concepts to geospatial ...
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Industry employment and GIS: effective search methods for new grads?

What are some good ways of identifying private entities that may be inclined to accept intern work or offer an entry level job?
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Best Book or other Resources on the Business Benefits from GIS

I know this posting is an excellent source of info for the Top unsung business benefits for GIS. My question expands on that for any industry books related to this subject. I know there have already ...
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How do I explain what GIS is in a business context

This is hypothetical so don't ask for details: I've heard of this GIS thing with computers and maps and stuff and it sounds like it might apply to this project I'm working on. Could you explain what ...
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What is the most annoying fact about the GIS market/industry?

What are the most annoying facts about our industry/market? What makes you angry? Is there anything that you can't stand it?
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Where can I find statistics on software development within the GIS industry?

I am trying to find some information, specifically poll results on platforms and languages used for GIS software solutions. I remember taking one but I cannot find the poll to see the results, it may ...
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Top unsung business benefits for GIS

One of the biggest criticisms of GIS professionals is typically that GIS is an underused technology and as such the professionals feel frustrated that they only get to use it in very limited ...