I am glad to announce a new course on GeoServer that is available NOW on Udemy.com. GeoServer is open source software that will allow you to provide access to your data over the internet to anyone in the world. It is the open source equivalent of ArcServer in the ESRI ecosystem. GeoServer makes it possible to publish your data as WMS and/or WFS web services that can be used directly in desktop GIS software or as web pages without programming.
QField is an open-source Android based mobile data collection and/or viewing application that is tightly integrated with QGIS.
QGIS is used to set up the project using standard QGIS tools.
If the layers in your project are stored in a PostGIS database and a mobile data connection is available then changes made in QField are made directly to your database and visible in real-time to anyone that has a client to your database. This, in my view, is the mobile data collection killer app.
If you are a GIS professional struggling with the need to have multiple people accessing your GIS data from multiple locations and multiple platforms you need an Enterprise GIS system.
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