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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.

Melbourne’s Citizens Paving The Way To Make Their City Eco ‘smart’

By Sumit Adhikari, Published on: 25th May 2017

In today’s world, smart cities matter, as they redefine relationships between people, technology and its ever-changing landscapes. Citizens are also getting deeply involved as they are the ones who are most impacted by any move in co-creating a city smart through efficient, responsive and adaptive capacities of urban infrastructure. But […]

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Is Indoor Mapping a Reality?

By Vijay Bansal, Published on: 28th April 2017

It was 9 PM and I was running from one floor to the other in a posh mall in Delhi, quickly glancing through the shops, while passing by, scampering to find a Kid’s Clothing Store. It was my daughter’s birthday the next day and I had promised her a pretty […]

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Are India’s Smart Cities Resilient to Natural Hazard Risks?

By Dr. Muralikrishna M, Published on: 1st April 2017

India’s bid to develop 100 smart cities to boost the nation’s economy seems to be at odds with the recent urban floods in Gurgaon and Bangalore, and of course the devastating Chennai floods in 2015. These instances of massive water logging and urban flooding in cities that have been known […]

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Contributing Towards the Global Climate Change Resilience Agenda

By Dr. Murari Lal, Published on: 3rd March 2017

IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change) estimates that climate adaptation will require up to $100 billion per year in developing countries alone by 2050, but less than 20% of public climate finance is focused on this area, and a fraction involves the private sector. The main barriers are uncertainty, complexity […]

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Automated Conflation – The Rising Need of the Utility Industry

By Sridhar Devineni, Published on: 16th February 2017

Globally, utility network operations are increasingly facing the need to deploy integrated, more spatially accurate network data. More accurate data helps them in managing reliable asset networks efficiently while meeting stringent safety and regulatory requirements. The key challenge the utility industry faces in enhancing spatial data accuracy is business continuity, […]

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Web-based Tools Helping Farmers to Practice Climate Smart Agriculture

By Dr. Uttam Singh, Published on: 2nd February 2017

Summary Development of web and mobile phone based agro-weather tool for dissemination of climate-information and weather forecast based best-bet agronomic management recommendations for farmers in Ethiopia and Kenya. The tool was developed by RMSI for the main cultivated crops in Ethiopia and Kenya. The disseminated climate and crop information helps […]

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Rising Urban Floods in the Country

By Shivangi Agarwal, Published on: 15th January 2017

From the recent flooding chaos in Gurgaon and Bangalore to the Chennai floods in 2015, these events are true examples of how demographic changes and mindless urbanization lead to urban flooding.  It’s high time for the municipal authorities to focus on more sustainable planning, to avoid such incidents in the […]

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The Climate Agreement – What Needs to be Taken Up at COP-22?

By Dr. Murari Lal, Published on: 15th December 2016

The UN climate summit being held in Marrakech during November 7-18, 2016 is the next crucial step for operationalizing the Paris Agreement. The COP-21 summit in Paris was the first milestone when all countries pledged to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The event also witnessed the revival of the1.5°C limit […]

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