The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OCG), Wayland, Mass. and the Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA), Aurora, Colo., have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to accomplish common objectives. The two organizations will work together to create a program of jointly supported educational and market development activities to benefit the members of both organizations. Possible activities discussed include keeping respective boards of directors up-to-date on technology and client needs, outreach to local government and public works, sectors for education about interoperability and participation at conferences and meetings held by each group. Visit www.opengis.org. and www.gita.org .