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.

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


A Realistic, Implementable Agricultural Value Chain Governance Platform for Sustainable Transformation

By Dr. Uttam Singh, Published on: 16th July 2020

Agriculture is a predominant sector in many African countries. Recent projections by the World Bank reveal that the agricultural potential in Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to increase the sector’s business to a trillion-dollar by 2030. Despite the immense potential, the agri sector in these regions encounters marginal improvement due to […]


Effective Right of Way (ROW) Mapping and Management

By Santosh Kumar B, Published on: 8th July 2020

Today, one of the major challenges for utilities is understanding the legal rights on their transmission Right of Way (ROW) and accessing private properties to fulfill the maintenance cycles of the transmissions assets. In the course of this process, companies are ending up in conflicts with private property owners, and […]


RMSI Cropalytics Unveils Crop Outlook Report for Kharif 2020 Season

By Ragini and Anupreet, Published on: 16th June 2020

Over the last two decades, changes in the climatic conditions and erratic weather patterns have caused large-scale variations in crop production across the country. Forecasting crop production before any season’s harvest aids in a better understanding of the underlying risks and taking suitable measures for strategizing agri-input and commodity requirements. […]


HD Maps After the Hype

By Hugo Van Der Linde, Published on: 3rd June 2020

While automated driving is getting beyond the hype, HD map development is shifting into a more mature phase. Around five years ago the hype around Automated Driving (AD) was at its peak, with HD mapping in its slipstream. Although Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) had been around for some time, […]


Smart Technologies Manoeuvring the Fight Against Pandemics: COVID-19

By Ragini and Anupreet, Published on: 15th May 2020

COVID-19 is unlike any other past crisis for humanity as it is disrupting the entire world at large. Governments across nations are trying to ensure the safety of their citizens and provide essential support to the affected. Despite the rapid and vast spread, people all over the world are putting […]


Acknowledging the Significance of Maps in Times of Pandemics #Covid–19

By Ragini Bhola, Published on: 30th April 2020

From tracing of contacts to creating buffer zones around COVID-19 clusters, the world is using location intelligence and mapping to fight this pandemic. At least since the 1850 cholera outbreak in London, maps and location-tracking technology have been used as a critical mechanism to tackle and access diseases related information. […]