City of Brampton wins 2018 Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award

Geographic information system (GIS) developer Esri has bestowed two Canadian organizations, including the City of Brampton, with 2018 Esri Special...

July 12th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Parks Canada GIS Esri

Parks Canada CIO maps out the agency’s long-term data management strategy

By this time of year, going to one of Canada’s countless parks is an exercise in admiring the beauty leaves...

October 29th, 2015 Shane Schick

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Researchers get free satellite images from Amazon Web Services

The development of new geographically-oriented cloud applications got a boost recently with Amazon Web Services (NASDAQ: AMZN) move to enable...

March 20th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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SAP-Esri integration for GIS solution

Time is of the essence, goes a saying. That's even more true these days, when organizations want information at the...

July 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Ontario city touts ‘super GIS’

Geographic information systems (GIS) are imposing applications. Designed to render a comprehensive, multilayered description of natural and built environments, GISs have...

April 10th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Starbucks tries new location analytics brew

Location analytics tools collect data from smart phones, sensors and other devices to help businesses arrive at insights based on...

October 20th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano