Monthly Archives: March 2012
“Is there an app for that?” has become part of the general vernacular. Don’t think so? Try searching on that particular question and see how many results you get. With Google, Facebook, Android, and Apple regularly dominating media headlines, developers own the “sexy job du jour” title.
So it’s no surprise there’s been discussion in the social sphere recently about whether GIS professionals—analysts, specialists, technicians, and others—should add programming to their list of must-have skills. And how much weight are organizations giving to programming expertise when evaluating GIS job candidates? Continue reading