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.

Role of GIS in Disaster Management

By Pushpendra Johari, Published on: 31st July 2018

Disasters are spatial in nature as they strike at a specific location and influence a particular area. Hence, location intelligence plays a critical role in disaster management. GIS coupled with remote sensing provides a basic framework that helps in all the stages of disaster management starting from preparedness, to response and […]


The Journey of Artificial Intelligence (Part I)

By Parul Shukla, Published on: 18th July 2018

The fascination of humans to make powerful and intelligent machines has brought about a major technological revolution in the past decade. The persistence and hard work of many scientists, researchers and mathematicians over the years has resulted in a new era of intelligent machines or Artificial Intelligence. It all began […]


Green Week at RMSI

By Anup Chakraborty, Published on: 29th June 2018

World Environment Day is the United Nation’s most important day, celebrated on June 5 every year, to encourage worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Since it began to be celebrated in 1974, it has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely […]


Transitioning to the New Utility Network Model

By Balaji Utha, Published on: 20th June 2018

Next Gen Utility Network Model The New Esri Utility Network Model, has redefined how utilities can manage and maintain their networks – from the existing geometric network model and versioning based solution to the new next gen utility network model. The new model provides a significantly higher level of engagement, […]


Auto Conflation – An Emerging Geospatial Trend in the Utility Industry

By Rahul Krishna Pandey, Published on: 30th April 2018

Today, utilities face the challenge of improving spatial accuracy and data integrity of network assets when aligning them to real world systems. Quality and accuracy of geospatial datasets not only possess significant constraint at the time of modernizing or transforming utility commodity services such as increasing demand, generation, transmission, and […]


Fighting Floods with Interfacial Vegetation – An innovative approach

By Prateek Singh, Published on: 13th April 2018

In this age of rapid land development and increasing climate variability, the world is witnessing frequent incidents of inundated cities. Globally, urban floods are costing billions of economic and capital losses each year. Even the mildest flood situations in urban cities can bring down the traffic to a standstill which creates […]


How Climate Change is Impacting our Coastlines : the case of Bangladesh

By Dr. Uttam Singh, Published on: 26th March 2018

It wasn’t long back when we read about negative impacts of pollution, release of greenhouse gases, and deforestation, on our environment. The heat-trapping nature of carbon dioxide and other gases was well demonstrated in the mid-19th century. The phenomenon of ‘global warming’ that was foreseen a few decades back, is […]


A Quest to Keep Madagascar Green!

By Deepak Kushwaha, Published on: 9th March 2018

Madagascar – an island country in Africa known for its high levels of biological diversity, endemism and as the world’s highly threatened hot-spots of terrestrial ecosystems. The island is splendidly green, having about 12,000 plant species, of which about 80% are endemic. Madagascar has a total population of about 23 […]