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.

Pathways to Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

By Pushpendra Johari, Published on: 16th June 2021

Infrastructure plays a critical role in a country’s development. It ensures smooth operation of the economic sector and generates vast employment opportunities during construction and maintenance. While infrastructure is also vital for rural areas, it’s critical for urban areas due to the population and concentration of economic activity. There is always […]


Key Technology Trends in the Utility Industry 2.0

By Ravi Nishesh Srivastava & Balaji Utha, Published on: 31st May 2021

Digital transformation holds an enormous potential to unlock more than $1 trillion of value for the  utility sector. Hence, the industry needs to embrace this digitization shift in the upcoming years. Companies are constantly implementing latest technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robot Processing Automation (RPA) […]


An Insight into Digitalisation Trends of Telcos in 2021

By Mark Jorgensen, Published on: 30th April 2021

The dynamic changes that the world of technology has experienced in this decade call for fast adaptation and innovation from the telecom industry as well. Telecommunications companies play a crucial role in connecting people and businesses, therefore many changes are required to remain competitive and to satisfy the demands of […]


Enabling Easy Transition to the Esri Utility Network

By Ravi Nishesh Srivastava, Published on: 20th April 2021

ArcGIS Utility Network is one of the most significant developments in the GIS utility industry over the last decade. This change has revolutionized the role that GIS plays in an organizations enterprise landscape by enabling operational integrations, such as ADMS or Outage Management. To reap these valuable benefits, a utility […]


Enhancing India’s Health Facility Database in OpenStreetMap

By Jammula Sainath Reddy, Published on: 31st March 2021

In India almost 66% population lives in rural areas. The vital health services in these areas are provided by hospitals with emergency services and other small healthcare centers often serving as the foundations of rural health care delivery systems. Public healthcare is free for every Indian resident. But, long travel distance […]


Enabling Machine Learning Through Data Labeling in 2021

By Vibhor Verma & Ragini Bhola, Published on: 23rd February 2021

Data annotation is the art of labeling images, audio, video, and text data that is mainly used in supervised machine learning to train the datasets of a model. This helps a machine to understand the input data and act accordingly as an output. Simply put, there are multiple types of annotations, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]