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This blog is a repository of articles from RMSI's industry recognized thought leaders sharing their global experiences. RMSI is a leading global geospatial data and software solution provider. Our innovative solutions help in addressing global issues of human habitation, food security & safety, natural calamities, use of natural resources, utilities, transportation & infrastructure.

Addressing the Changing Disaster Scenario in Kuwait

By Senthil Rajendran and Poonam Negi, Published on: 15th January 2021

Many countries across the globe are facing the harsh realities of the environment. This has severely impacted the availability of basic necessities, such as freshwater, food security, and energy. Climate change has also increased the frequency of extreme weather events such as floods, droughts, and heatwaves. Kuwait is no exception […]

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Role of Historical Aerial Photographs in Assessing Land-use/Land-cover Changes

By Himanshu Pahava and Divjot Kaur, Published on: 21st December 2020

Human activities and natural phenomena such as population growth, deforestation, industrial expansion, local climatic conditions, and natural disasters cause massive Land-use & Land-cover (LULC) disruptions. In 2018, United Nations published a report on global land-use and land-cover changes showcasing the decline of global forest land by almost 4% since 1990, while urban […]

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The Effect of 5G on Business Growth and Latest Trends

By Mark Jorgensen, Published on: 4th December 2020

The fifth-generation wireless network, 5G, took the tech world by storm when it was first introduced, not only for its groundbreaking technology but also for its potential to change our daily lives. Did you know that GSMA Mobile Economy estimates the presence of 1.8 billion 5G connections meaning by 2025, […]

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How Deep Technologies Are Transforming the Mapping Industry in 2020-21

By Cristy Menzie, Published on: 25th November 2020

Given current circumstances, the world is becoming more and more interconnected than ever before. In addition, the ongoing pandemic is changing the way we work, play, learn, shop, and do business, among other things. All this creates a great demand for mapping technologies of varying forms. An earlier RMSI blog post,  Acknowledging the […]

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Celebrating the Gracious Festival of Lights – Diwali 2020

By Ragini Bhola, Published on: 12th November 2020

Earthen lamps, candle lights, homes filled with the smell of delightful sweets, the warmth of friends and families, and the chill of the upcoming winter season, that’s how we’d like to paint a picture-perfect Diwali. Diwali is one of India’s most prominent festival that depicts the beginning of Hindu’s New Year. It is a unique experience […]

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Why it’s Time to Elevate Groundwater and Conserve this Shrinking Resource

By Wesly Jellknight, Published on: 30th October 2020

Around 80 percent of the Indian population is dependent on groundwater for irrigation and consumption. The drying wells and depleting groundwater levels in several regions have elevated severe concerns over this natural resource. So, what do the farmers do when their wells dry up? How do urban cities cope with […]

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2021’s Five Leading Trends and Predictions for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

By Ragini Bhola, Published on: 23rd October 2020

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are the hottest trends in the industry today. More businesses and companies turn to AI and machine learning to solve problems that don’t have an obvious solution. These two are such advanced technologies that hold the potential to present diverse cutting-edge solutions for businesses. Artificial […]

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Enabling Disaster Proofing for Sustainable Development

By Dr. Muralikrishna M, Published on: 28th September 2020

Several natural and human-made factors have led to an increase in the occurrence of natural disasters. This has also surged the urgency for disaster risk-proof developmental initiatives to prevent social, economic, and environmental losses. Globally, decision-makers are now planning and implementing various strategic actions and programs to reduce area vulnerability, build resilient livelihoods, and […]

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Why India is Witnessing a Rise in Urban Flood Events

By Pratap Singh & Rakesh Choudhary, Published on: 31st August 2020

Each monsoon season, many Indian cities encounter flood-like situations triggered due to heavy rains. The severity and frequency of flood events in India have increased in recent years making it highly vulnerable to this peril. A few studies have highlighted that over Central India, the frequency of daily precipitation extremes […]

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Top 7 Cybersecurity Trends and Developments to Look Out For in 2020-21

By Ragini Bhola, Published on: 17th August 2020

Cybersecurity encompasses everything that pertains to protecting one’s sensitive data, protected health information (PHI), personal information, personally identifiable information (PII), intellectual property, data, and industrial and governmental information systems from damage and theft attempted by adversaries and criminals. Cybersecurity risk is increasing, driven by global connectivity and usage of cloud services, such as Amazon […]

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