Three GIS trends that governments must embrace

As part of the Esri team that supports state government for the adoption of geographic information system (GIS) technology, we get the opportunity to work with a variety of state government agencies who are leading the way in adopting the latest trends and advancements in the field of location intelligence. There are three major trends emerging today in implementing these technologies across a variety of agencies: mobility, community engagement and machine learning, which is a subset of artificial intelligence. These trends […]

Read More →

Urbanising the ‘smart’ way

Cities have become nerve centres for economic growth and development, which has brought a large influx of rural-urban migration. City infrastructure, however, has not kept pace with the growing urban population, and this has resulted in inadequate availability of clean water, sanitation facilities, energy and efficient transport systems. A report from the McKinsey Global Institute estimates a need for a staggering $7 trillion investment in infrastructure, housing and commercial space by 2030 for Southeast Asian cities – a target that […]

Read More →

Survey123 for ArcGIS: Smarter Forms, Smarter Field Work

Survey123 for ArcGIS is a simple and intuitive form-centric data gathering solution that makes creating, sharing, and analyzing surveys possible in just three easy steps: Ask Questions: Quickly design powerful surveys and publish them into ArcGIS. Get the Answers: Enable your workforce with the Survey123 for ArcGIS mobile app to capture answers in the field. Make the Best Decisions: Analyze answers from the field in ArcGIS to support decision making. Features The Mobile App: Availble for smartphones, tablets, and desktops. Lightweight, intuitive, and can […]

Read More →

The ArcGIS Book: 10 Big Ideas about Applying Geography to Your World

Explore ten “big ideas” that encapsulate the technological and social trends that have pushed geographic information systems (GIS) onto the Internet in a significant way. See how to apply these ideas to your own world. Open your eyes to what is now possible with Web GIS, and put the technology and deep data resources in your hands via the Quickstarts and Learn ArcGIS lessons that are included in each chapter. 10 Ideas is mentioned in this book Maps, the Web and […]

Read More →