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The Article of the Month January 2019: The Future of Authoritative Geospatial Data in the Big Data World – Trends, Opportunities and Challenges by Kevin Mcdougall and Saman Koswatte, Australia This paper was presented at the Commission 3 meeting in Naples, Italy and was chosen by commission 3 as paper of the month. The paper will examine the drivers of the “Big Data” phenomena and look to identify how authoritative and big data may co-exist. 
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