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News Roundup — December 2018

Get inspired by the fall issue of ArcNorth News, which focuses on analytics. Find out how location intelligence is a business advantage and more in the December News Roundup.

Feature Stories

December's App of the Month: Squamish Development Showcase
For the last App of the Month for 2018, let’s take a look at the Development Showcase application by the District of Squamish in BC. See how the District is making land development applications available for the general public to view new and active applications and ways they have allow the public to weigh in on development plans in the District.

10 things I like about ArcGIS Online
ArcGIS Online is a cloud-based mapping platform for everyone. It connects people, locations and data using interactive web maps and apps. Here are 10 ways your organization can better leverage ArcGIS Online to create, organize and manage your geographic content in one system.

Horwath HTL Leads the Way to Successful Hotels with ArcGIS Business Analyst
In today’s dynamic real estate market, finding the right site to build a new hospitality venture is not an easy task. When millions of dollars are at stake on a project, every decision counts. Location Intelligence can lay the foundation for a great investment. Find out how Horwath HTL Canada leverages ArcGIS Business Analyst Web App to produce spatial data-driven projections for clients and help them make more informed decisions.

How to organize your geospatial talent
Struggling to get the most out of your geospatial investment? It could be how your people are organized.

How are Spatial Data Infrastructures advancing across Canada?
The Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) has developed over time, and some of this advancement is due to technology improvements. Read this blog post to find out how technology is helping geospatial practitioners improve data sharing.

Esri Canada News

Ville de Sherbrooke Awarded for Using GIS to Manage Traffic Data
November 15, 2018

City of Maple Ridge Recognized for Improving Community Engagement with GIS
November 8, 2018

Esri News

Mapping Cumulative Climate Change Hazards
November 19, 2018

GIS Day 2018 Showcases Location Intelligence around the World
November 7, 2018


ArcNorth News: Moving from Visualization to Analytics
ArcNorth News is Esri Canada’s digital magazine covering Canadian GIS successes using Esri technology. The latest issue of ArcNorth News highlights how geographical information system (GIS) technology helps connect people and processes around location data, detect patterns and relationships through advanced analysis and inform intelligent decision-making.

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WhereNext Magazine: Business Advantage through Location Intelligence
WhereNext is Esri’s digital magazine for business leaders. In this article, Marianna Kantor, Esri’s Chief Marketing Officer, explains how a Chief Executive Officer can turn location intelligence into a business advantage.

Esri & The Science of Where Podcast: Competitive Advantage Via Location Intelligence
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, Brian Kilcourse, Managing Partner at RSR Research, discusses how retailers respond to the realities of commerce today.


Tyre Retail Excellence: From Tactical to Worldwide Strategic Asset
To strengthen its worldwide retail network, Pirelli (and Esri partner) ValueLab developed a global location intelligence platform for all countries. The multi-country web tool, integrated with Pirelli DWH and CRM, shows POS info and geographic KPIs and allows to run complex network and what-if analysis. It helps all markets to control and improve performance, and it helps find best POS to affiliate and exploit market potential. The project also helped HQ to develop uniform metrics and KPIs, allowing retail analysis at the global level.