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Hidden in plain sight…

Hiding in plain sight, Location Based Services (LBS) are often taken for granted! Without it, our daily lives would be far more difficult.
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April news

During the last few months the LocationTech executive council has been seeking new council members and we have appreciated your responses. We are pleased to announce that Dr Leo Browning from Qrious joins us. In addition, Manu King, who was previously on the SIBA committee will rejoin us, replacing departing long term member Harley Prowse. In … Continue reading "April news"
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Sharing our location stories!

A single blog post, written ten years ago was the beginning of Geoawesomeness! Geoawesomeness was founded to illustrate, examine and celebrate the impact of location technology and data on our lives. A decade later and the location based blog boasts a global team with the aim of being the best independent geo-news and commentary platform. The blog … Continue reading "Sharing our location stories!"
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What does the Digital Technologies ITP mean for Location?

The Digital Technologies Industry Transformation Plan (ITP) is a collaboration between industry and Government to help grow the digital technologies sector. It is something every location professional needs to know about and we want to ensure LocationTech is well represented.  What is an Industry Transformation Plan? The Industry Strategy was initiated in June 2019 and updated … Continue reading "What does the Digital Technologies ITP mean for Location?"
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Celebrating LocationTech’s launch

During 2020, location technology’s profile was boosted, largely due to the global impact of COVID-19. It quickly became clear how location technology is crucial to the management of the pandemic; mapping of cases, contact tracing, regional lockdown management and dashboards. Earlier this month, LocationTech held its launch event in Wellington, Christchurch and online. Location and spatial professionals … Continue reading "Celebrating LocationTech’s launch"
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Meet the Chair of LocationTech Sam Drummond

Sam Drummond replaces former Spatial Innovation Business Association (SIBA) Chair, Anne Harper who has resigned from the role after a successful six year tenure.