LBSzone Social Location Report - Juniper Systems, OVUM, NORAD making news
Written by SymbianOne   
Thursday, 20 December 2012

Another social location technology news report released from LBSzone for the week of December 19, 2012

Welcome again to another Location Technology news roundup. To begin, how about a little reminder on the topic of professional development. Post-grad EDU is obviously not for everyone, however, for those interested in going back to school, adding some letters behind their name, and maybe even specializing in a discipline or profession there's loads of opportunities available these days. Case in point, American Sentinel U and their GeoTech program offerings. Dr. McElroy of American Sentinel says now is an excellent time for Geo technology professionals to make themselves more marketable and shares seven reasons why now is a great time to earn an online GIS master's degree to help maximize professional impact in almost any industry - read on in this fine article, Seven Reasons to Pursue a GIS Master's Degree. Moving forward, exactEarth is a Global leader in maritime marine vessel monitoring and tracking. Unlike other Satellite AIS providers, exactEarth provides a full range of services to enhance the value of exactAISr, such as in-house expert software teams, customized information feeds, a global sales and support organization, and a 24 X 7 monitored Operations Centre - learn more in this video we shot on lcation in Orlando recently. Good luck as we head into the holiday season and remember that during the season you can always find us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Flickr, and Youtube. Enjoy all these updates and job seekers take note that we have a number of great, new postings listed! Be sure to keep those tips coming in to me - I can always be reached @gletham and @LBSzone on Twitter - Happy Holidays to everyone and please be safe!

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Webinar Recap - Want to Collect Professional Grade GIS Data without Complicated Mapping Software? - Want to Collect Professional Grade GIS Data without Complicated Mapping Software? Well if so, Juniper Systems answered that question recently via a live webcast. The Topic, Juniper Aspect and the capabilities it provides to professionals and non-pros alike in their field mapping efforts.

The History of NORAD Santa. Believe! - Over the years one of our favorite topics of discussion in December here at GISuser has been NORAD Santa. The fine efforts of the NORAD team implemented each year to track and secure Santa Claus during his long journey

Social Tip - Using Twitter To Land A Job - Tips, Tricks, and Suggestions - Finding a job is challenging indeed, however, more and more folks are turning to Twitter for that edge. I've just rolled out an article that takes a closer look at how to use Twitter to find a job, I look at a recent GeoGeek success story, thanks to twitter, and finish off with a number of common sense tips and tricks.