India: GIS Development, leading global geospatial network communications company, has unveiled the new look of its immensely popular portal www.GISdevelopment.net. The launch coincides with the GIS Development Foundation Day and the 10th anniversary of the portal on April 10.
Unveiling the newly designed and transformed portal, Sanjay Kumar, CEO of GIS Development said “This is great occasion to have completed ten years of continued service to geospatial professionals worldwide through the information-rich portal www.GISdevelopment.net. Over the years it has become the largest repository of resources containing news, articles, directories, publications and proceedings. Acknowledging the contribution of GIS Development team, I would like to convey my congratulations to each one of them for their efforts to keep up to the expectations of our readers. It is great feeling to announce that the new version of GIS Development portal would be more resourceful and user friendly and I look forward to continued patronage of our readers.”
is the new media platform for the geospatial industry to reach out and interact. While the earlier version of the portal was known for its extensive resources available to all worldwide users, the latest version provides a new look and feel to the portal. It empowers users to put forth their views to the entire industry through blogs on geospatial-related issues and commenting on the same. Another innovative feature for users is the directory of professionals and companies. Upon registration, users can add job postings and also apply for the jobs. Another benefit for the users is that they can also add events.
GIS Development strives to promote and propagate the usage of geospatial technologies in various areas of development for the community at large through platforms that are in sync with the changing times. With the turn of the millennium witnessing the emergence of World Wide Web as one of the preferred sources of information, GIS Development was quick to react and launched its portal www.GISdevelopment.net in April 2000 that offered a unique binding thread for the geospatial community. Over the years, it has become the largest geospatial resource portal in the world and registers an average of 2 million page views per month and visitors from 187 countries.
Source: GIS Development