Are you a young professional in technology? In this article I share a bit about my experience working in the technology industry at Esri, some of the challenges we face, and a few strategies to approach these difficulties.
If you ask any Project Manager how they came to the role, one of the common pathways is starting out in a technical role and organically growing into Project Management. This blog explores if GIS Project Management is right for you, how to grow into the role, and what type of professional development will help you succeed.
Hello, YPN community! Want an easy way to set yourself up for continued success this year?Registernow for Esri’s free massive open online courses (MOOCs) on popular GIS topics. Each MOOC includes complimentary access to ArcGIS software and a certificate of completion—a perfect way to stand out from the crowd.
GIS can be more than just something you do as a professional; indeed, mapping could involve activities you engage in outside work hours. With your GIS skills, you can bring energy and knowledge to these activities, and conversely, these activities could even help you be a more valuable employee. Moreover, these activities can encourage development of spatial thinking—a key skill for the Young Professional. In this article I define spatial thinking and suggest ways for you to incorporate it and GIS and GPS into your everyday life, with a focus on fun activities!
Are you attending a conference soon? Be sure to review and print this flyer containing tips and tricks to maximize your experience and grow your network. This flyer was compiled by URISA Vanguard Cabinet and Esri YPN and outline crucial conference tips and tricks such as: