Denise McKenzie

Denise McKenzie

Denise McKenzie is the Executive Director, Communications and Outreach for the not-for-profit standards organization Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). She is responsible for the planning and execution of marketing, communications and education programs to raise awareness and increase application of open geospatial and location standards by technology providers and users worldwide. Her other international roles include representation for the OGC at the United Nations Global Geographic Information Management (UNGGIM) committee and Chair of the Marketing and Outreach committee for the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI) association. Prior to her role with OGC, Denise worked for over 12 years with the Victorian Government, Australia in areas of strategic policy, collaboration. and innovation.

Stories by Denise McKenzie

Mature Sensor Communication Standards for the Internet of Things

Reflecting the emergent Internet of Things (IoT), billions of sensors collect and transmit data every second from devices connected to people and things both consumer and industrial throughout the world. Much of this IoT data has, or will have, location tags. Location-based data is a critical aspect of the sensor-driven data flood. Yet with this flood of sensor data come new challenges.