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News Roundup — August 2018

What city is leading a new revolution in urban planning? What are highlights from the Esri User Conference? Find out about these and more in the August News Roundup.

Feature Stories

August’s App of the Month: Discovering the Simon River Watershed Project
Engaging the community and stakeholders in a common interest can be challenging. Abrinord, a leading watershed organization in Québec, is succeeding in this area by presenting their watershed analysis and water management action plan for the Simon River using an innovative visualization tool: Esri Story Maps. Discover why their interactive story map was selected as August’s App of the Month.

Independence and collaboration with ArcGIS: The key to your success
In the past few years, geographic information systems (GIS) have become more accessible to everyone. With ArcGIS Online, it is now easy to quickly share crucial information across your organization.

Esri Academy: Discover new e-Learning tools for GIS professionals
If you haven’t visited the Esri Training website recently to browse the e-Learning resources, take a few minutes and re-discover it. It has fantastic new features that make it even easier to maximize your annual software maintenance investment through e-Learning and a new name: Esri Academy. Same website, just better!

Esri’s ArcGIS Pro is the right desktop GIS for the Defence and Intelligence community
The name “Pro” does not mean that you must be a GIS professional to use this new application. “Pro” simply denotes a more modern professional GIS application, built from the ground up, to fit the needs of a growing, diverse and more agile GIS community.

Basemap updates for Canada — July 2018
There have been a few basemap updates this past month: six communities had their content updated on the raster topographic basemap, and two communities had their imagery basemaps updated.

Esri Canada News

City of Brampton and Teranet Win 2018 Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award
July 12, 2018

Esri News

Esri Publishes Third Edition of Lining Up Data in ArcGIS
July 25, 2018

NGA Selects Esri for Geospatial Technology Contract
July 25, 2018

New Esri Connection Microsoft Flow Offers Instant Mapping Sharing Field-Sourced Data
July 24, 2018

Esri and Waze Deliver Near Real-Time Data for Smarter Cities
July 10, 2018

Esri Awards Recognize Leaders, Storytellers, and Pioneers of Location Intelligence
July 9, 2018

Esri Achieves FedRAMP Authorization for Cross-Cloud Location Intelligence
July 9, 2018

Esri Developing ArcGIS Urban to Help Cities Orchestrate Real Estate Development
July 9, 2018

Esri Announces New Indoor Mapping Product
July 9, 2018


ArcNorth News: Building Resilient Smart Communities
ArcNorth News is Esri Canada’s digital magazine covering Canadian GIS successes using Esri technology. The latest issue of ArcNorth News highlights how The Science of Where is laying the foundation for effective asset management. Find out how Smart Communities achieve resilience, so they are ready to deploy essential services in the wake of a disaster.

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WhereNext Magazine: How Data-Driven Commerce is Driving Retail
WhereNext is Esri’s digital magazine for business leaders. In this article, Gary Sankary, a retail expert, discusses how retail executives who don't understand their customers will lose them to the competition. Data-driven commerce can make their businesses thrive.

Esri & The Science of Where Podcast: Smart Cities
The goal of the series is to help executives and leaders in industry and government understand how modern GIS technology enables digital transformation and drives growth. In this podcast, Stephen Goldsmith, author and ex-deputy mayor of New York City, explains how data advances social innovation in cities.


Boston Planning & Development Agency: A New Revolution in Urban Planning

The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) and Esri are leading a new revolution in urban planning with the transformative solution — ArcGIS Urban. Witness how BPDA preserves wisely, enhances equitably and grows inclusively through an exciting public-private partnership, lighting the path for new approaches in collaborative urban planning.