What Does the Path to Success Look Like?
With so many options for education and professional development, how do you know where to start? Emerging GIS Leaders is a community forum to help you navigate a path to success in the GIS profession.
You can post questions on our social media pages, browse resources posted by our members, connect with your peers, and stay informed of new events by joining our group.
If you are new to our site, check out the "About Us" and "Get Started" pages.
Are you an emerging GIS leader? According to a Greg Babinski, URISA's President, "Good GIS leaders don't have to be managers or supervisors — it is possible to lead without power. A GIS leader can be the GIS manager, but it can also be an analyst, or a programmer, or the GIS program sponsor, who has the vision and the persistence to challenge people's thinking and lead them to embrace change." Read more
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Create a GIS Career Plan
Featured in ArcNews Winter '13:
Create a Visual GeoSpatial Career Plan using a zoomable, interactive canvas. You'll walk through eleven virtual work rooms to learn about best practices in GIS professional development, rate your interests and achievements, create an action plan, and share your plan with your mentor(s).
Hangout with Young Professionals
Meet the Vanguard Cabinet, URISA's Young Professionals Leadership Team. We discuss what we are about, what we've been up to the past 2 years, and what we are trying to do for geospatial young professionals in two Google Hangouts.