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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.

Coronavirus Chronicles: How Social Distancing Can Help Flatten the Curve?

By Ragini Bhola, Published on: 31st March 2020

During a global pandemic, life takes on a surreal quality and brings forth an unimaginable change. The ubiquitous information flowing through social media and a constant fire wave of coronavirus news is giving us hard times and a feeling of constant anxiousness. CORONAVIRUS has infected more than three-quarters of a […]

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Coronavirus: Its Severity, Impact and How Technology Can Help?

By Ragini Bhola, Published on: 13th March 2020

Looking at the severity of the viral outbreak, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the novel coronavirus as a global pandemic on Wednesday, 11th March, 2020 after it spread across the globe to six continents and more than 100 countries. As of March 13, 2020, over 134,804 cases have been confirmed in […]

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Smart City Mission: Building a Smarter and Sustainable India Aiming 100 Smart Cities While Focusing on Urban Climate Resilience

By Dr. Murari Lal, Published on: 14th February 2020

According to the 2011 Census, nearly 31% of India’s population lived in urban areas and contributed almost 63% of the nation’s GDP. The urban areas are projected to house at least 40% of India’s population and contribute 75% of India’s GDP by 2030. Therefore, a comprehensive development of physical, institutional, […]

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Spreading Awareness About Mapping on OSM, a Free and Openly Editable Map of the World

By Jammula Sainath Reddy and Sowmya Nayani, Published on: 31st January 2020

Maps are the most important and indispensable tool for geographers, helping them understand and explore relationships on our planet. They are one of the most successful means of recording and communicating information about a location or spatial characteristics of the natural world, and about different societies and cultures. In today’s world, […]

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It’s 2020 in a few days! Let’s celebrate the hues of the Festive Season…

By Ragini Bhola, Published on: 20th December 2019

The winter months are my favourites, and no, it isn’t only because of the lovely weather. Holiday decorations, brimming lights, and the lively cheer that fills the air makes this time of the year truly magical.  People, places, cities and all corners are fuelled with the joy, vibrancy, colours, and positivity of the festive […]

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Disaster Management Through Advanced GIS Technologies

By Divya Singhal, Published on: 9th December 2019

With the advent of modern GIS technology, humans have made a major shift from the times of carrying a map in the pocket, to now having it all on the smartphones. GIS or Geographical Information System, is a framework for gathering, managing, and analyzing all types of geographical data and with […]

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The Increasing Threat of Climate Change: An Insurance Perspective

By Aarti Gupta, Published on: 19th November 2019

Climate change and the insurance industry hold a very unique and peculiar relationship with each other. While insurance industry is focused on understanding and managing risks, climate change is an exacerbating risk. With a rise in extreme rainfall events, temperature and sea level, natural catastrophes like floods, tropical cyclones, and […]

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Diwali – The Festival of Lights

By Ragini Bhola, Published on: 25th October 2019

The most prominent and awaited festivals in the Hindu culture – Diwali is celebrated with much fanfare and galore throughout various communities in India. Popularly known as the “festival of lights”, Diwali or “Deepavali” (Sanskrit), literally translated as “a series of lights”, is generally a five-day celebration wherein families and […]

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