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TAG: geographic information systems

GIS helps telecom industry meet new demands

September 22, 2020By
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By Akshita Pacholi Allied Market Research With advantages provided by geographic information systems (GIS), the demand for GIS in the telecom industry has increased in recent years. According to a report published by Allied Market Research, the global telecom market is anticipated to garner $3.27 million by 2023. GIS has fortified the telecom industry by reducing costs and augmenting capital planning.... read more

NSGIC issues joint statement on value of GIS for COVID-19 pandemic

April 17, 2020By
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The National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) has released a joint statement on the value of GIS in the pandemic, alongside its partners the MidAmerica GIS Consortium (MAGIC), Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA), and American Association of Geographers (AAG). Joint Statement on the Value of GIS in the Pandemic The spread and effects of... read more

Esri offers instructor-led GIS classes online

April 15, 2020By

Over the last few weeks, many organizations have transitioned their workforce to remote work environments. At the same time, the demand for geographic information systems (GIS) products and skilled GIS professionals is high. Esri announces that all of its instructor-led courses are available in its instructor-led online classroom, which is calls “an engaging learning environment that offers convenience and interactivity.”... read more

Esri workbook teaches top 20 GIS skills

January 31, 2018By
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Esri, the spatial analytics company, has published The GIS 20: Essential Skills, Third Edition, a book designed to quickly prepare those who need to use a geographic information system (GIS). The GIS 20 is aimed at readers who are new to or unfamiliar with GIS, such as a professional interested in using the technology on the job to conduct analysis and... read more

SAP debuts Geographical Enablement Framework at Esri UC

June 28, 2016By

SAP SE unveiled its SAP Geographical Enablement Framework, powered by SAP HANA, at the 2016 Esri User Conference, which is being held June 27 to July 1 in San Diego, California. SAP Geographical Enablement Framework helps organizations enrich business applications with geographic data from geographic information systems (GIS), such as Esri ArcGIS. “In many asset-intensive industries such as energy, transportation... read more

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Geospatial Solutions, GPS World at the 2014 Esri International User Conference

September 5, 2014By

This is the mecca of geographic information systems, or GIS, at least in the United States: the 2014 Esri International User Conference (UC) in San Diego, California, held every July. GPS World and Geospatial Solutions were there in force. A newly dominant technology that got plenty of discussion was unmanned aerial systems (UAS or UAV). Eric Gakstatter, GPS World’s survey and GIS editor,... read more