Your 2016-2017 PUG Steering Committee Hello and hope every has been having a good summer! Now that most (if not all) of us should be back from vacation, I figured, this would be a good time to introduce you to the 2016-2017 PUG Steering Committee.   Tarun Chandrasekhar – Chairman – I work for BP Lower 48 Onshore and lead the data (and geospatial data) management team. Most of 16-year career has… Read More

From May 2nd until May 13th 2016, members of the community can put their name forward for the PUG Steering elections. Online voting will then take place from May 16th to May 27th, 2016. What’s it like being on the Steering Committee? Being a part of the Steering Committee is a challenging but rewarding experience. You will have the opportunity to influence the direction of the PUG, improve our global community, help… Read More

What is GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and how does one get involved in this type of career path? This has been a repeated question throughout my 10 years as a GIS Professional from all experiences and ages. Since the advanced technologies of GPS, navigation systems, and the popularity of map use; GIS has gained interest from the most uncommon populations.  Here are a few examples of inquiries I’ve had in the past… Read More