The go-to-conference for open source geospatial community (FOSS4G 2019 Bucharest)

The annual FOSS4G held this year at Bucharest, Romania, is the go-to-conference for the latest in open source geospatial software. This is the conference where the open source geospatial tech experts meet the users and stakeholders from a wide variety

Mapping agencies and open source geospatial software – why not?

So, mapping agencies are going full-steam on PostGIS, the geospatial database choice of modern times. Recently, we at Gispo studied briefly the utilization of PostGIS within national mapping agencies. As one of the concluding remarks, we could say that the

Open source is not scary

To many “open source” seems quite alien and abstract – what “open source” really even means? First let’s take a look at the term “source”. Every single software consists of code which contains the appearance and the different functionalities of

Learn spatial SQL and master GeoPackage with QGIS 3

For some reason, tutorials related to spatial SQL seem to focus on finding and analyzing the locations of bars. This tutorial goes in the line and helps the learners in analyzing those datasets on bars in their preferred locations with

Automating GIS processes with graphical modeler in QGIS

It’s all about saving time, right? QGIS’s graphical modeler can definitely help you out here if you’re a GIS expert wanting to speed up those routinary, personal or collective GIS processes. Without any programming knowledge required, graphical modeler really can

The bittersweet truth: it’s impossible to keep up with the pace of FOSS4G-technology

If anything, we brought from Tanzania, from the FOSS4G 2018 (Free and Open Source Geospatial Software -conference) a clear view of the wide scope and depth of the FOSS4G-technology solving some major issues in the world from the geospatial standing

City of Leon on it’s way to master QGIS

Blog: Part 1/2 30 city officers from the municipality of León (México) carried through a QGIS-training to level-up their geospatial knowledge across sectors, within the different municipality departments. As any city, León needs to resolve geospatial challenges that it’s almost

Donate to Oskari Myplaceimport development

We are searching resources to fund the development of Myplaceimport tool in Oskari (open source software for creating geoportals). Myplaceimport tool allows the users to import own geospatial datasets to Oskari based services on e.g. .mif and .shp format. At

How many cartographers does it need to walk a dog?

This is Fedja. Fedja is a 3-year old, happy, friendly, and fluffy Samoyed, who loves long walks and (because of the not-so-distant history of Samoyeds as sledge dogs) needs a lot of exercise. Fedja is lucky enough to live near