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HOT’s Executive Director Transition

1 November, 2022

Global

After leading the organization for seven years, HOT’s Executive Director, Tyler Radford, has announced his decision to step down at the end of 2022.

Crowd-Source Mapping for Disaster Management in Timor Leste

Harry Mahardhika Machmud - 26 October, 2022

Timor-Leste

Cayambe: Risk management in volcanic areas

Risk management in volcanic areas in Ecuador is a necessary activity in which open mapping plays an important role. From the LATAM Hub we took a first step to achieve this goal.

Juan Arellano Valdivia - 24 October, 2022

Ecuador

Cayambe: Gestão de risco em áreas vulcânicas

A gestão de risco em áreas vulcânicas no Equador é uma atividade necessária na qual o mapeamento aberto desempenha um papel importante. A partir do Hub demos um primeiro passo para atingir esse objetivo.

Juan Arellano Valdivia - 24 October, 2022

Ecuador

Cayambe: Gestión de riesgo en áreas volcánicas

La Gestión de riesgos en areas volcánicas en Ecuador es una actividad necesaria en la cual el mapeo abierto tiene un papel importante. Desde el Hub dimos un primer paso para lograr dicho objetivo.

Juan Arellano Valdivia - 23 October, 2022

Ecuador

Lessons Learned from the Wikimedia Summit 2022

On September 9-11, 2022, I attended the Wikimedia Summit 2022 in Berlin, Germany as a representative of the Wikimedia Community User Group in Uganda. As someone who belongs to several communities, I was interested in learning from the Wikimedia community lessons that could be replicated by the OpenStreetMap community.

Geoffrey Kateregga - 11 October, 2022

Global

100% pay, 80% hours, 100% productivity: Can we create a more equitable workplace through a 4 day work week?

In the next iteration of our innovative approaches to work, HOT is piloting a voluntary, 4-day work week as part of a global initiative exploring how reduced time can result in increased productivity

6 October, 2022

Global

Kicking off the Data Quality Internship 2022!

Another year, another Data Quality Internship!

Rebecca Chandiru - 2 October, 2022

Global

Working together for better OSM data quality

What we learned at State of the Map 2022

Paul Uithol, Samson Ngumenawe, Leen D'hondt, Benjamin Herfort - 22 September, 2022

Global

HOT Voting Membership - Welcome 50 New Members!

We are happy to announce that 50 new members have been elected to HOT’s Voting Membership (VM)! HOT’s Voting Membership has grown to 266 members from all across the globe. These 50 new members come from 29 different countries and are helping us build a more diverse and equitable community. A few insights about how our membership is changing.

14 September, 2022

Global

Reflections and experiences of HOT Data Quality Intern 2021, Rabi Shrestha

Why did you choose to apply for the internship?

Rabi Shrestha - 8 September, 2022

Nepal

Canoa de Tolda: Representing the social dynamics of the São Francisco River through mapping

Early results of HOT's collaboration with Canoa de Tolda to make the social dynamics of the São Francisco River visible through open mapping and the use of drones and other technologies.

Juan Arellano Valdivia - 30 August, 2022

Brazil

Canoa de Tolda: Mapeo para visibilizar la dinámica social del Río São Francisco

Conozca los primeros resultados de la alianza de HOT con Canoa de Tolda para visibilizar la dinámica social del Río São Francisco mediante el mapeo abierto y el uso de drones y otras tecnologías.

Juan Arellano Valdivia - 30 August, 2022

Brazil

Canoa de Tolda: Mapeamento para visualizar a dinâmica social do Rio São Francisco

Conheça os primeiros resultados da parceria da HOT com a Canoa de Tolda para tornar visível a dinâmica social do Rio São Francisco por meio de mapeamento aberto e uso de drones e outras tecnologias.

Juan Arellano Valdivia - 30 August, 2022

Brazil

Field Mapping is the Future: A Tasking Manager Workflow Using ODK (available in English, Spanish, Portuguese & French)

Field mapping by local people is key to the future of open mapping. However, the tools available for field mapping—despite many being of high quality—do not form a coherent ecosystem to unleash the potential of community field mapping. Something is missing! Could it be a Tasking Manager for Field Mapping?

Ivan Buendía Gayton - 24 August, 2022

Global

Open Mapping Hub-Asia Pacific Student Clubs Sponsorship Call

Applications for Asia-Pacific University Students Clubs Sponsorship are Open! Dates: 5 August - 26 August 2022

Can Unen - 5 August, 2022

Global