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News Roundup — February 2018

How can you beat your competition in 2018? What Esri Canada and Esri resources should you take advantage of? Find out these and more in the February News Roundup.

Feature Stories

February's App of the Month: How is mineral exploration affecting caribou?
February’s App of the Month is Wildlife Conservation Society Canada’s “How is mineral exploration affecting caribou in Ontario?” story map. See how geographic information systems (GIS) help engage scientists and the public in environmental decision-making to protect caribou habitats.

Which Web GIS project are you embarking on in 2018?
Do you know that the latest ArcGIS solutions can help you and your clients be more productive? Read this blog to find out how new and innovative web apps can make a difference in your organization’s effectiveness and efficiency.

Beat your competition in 2018 with GIS training
How many times have you thought of taking a course, procrastinated it to “next year” and that next year never came? Here are some steps on how to accomplish your training goals for 2018 and benefit from the tools, services and discounts available from Esri Canada.

Starting the year off right for Utilities — Focus on what’s important
Change is going to come in many forms, whether it be the increasing presence of innovation that disrupts traditional business models or technology enhancements that may prompt us to re-evaluate our most entrenched business processes. This will be a year that Utilities really begin thinking and acting on the idea of proper business transformation or run the risk of being left behind.

Esri Canada News

Oakville Fire uses new software to maximize home safety surveys
January 9, 2018

The Public Sector Borrows Business Practices for Efficiency, Greater Good
January 4, 2018

Annapolis County map quest Mapannapolis! up for award
January 1, 2018

Esri News

Esri Releases World’s First Complete Utility GIS Platform
January 22, 2018

Learn the Basics of Mapping with Geographic Information Systems
January 22, 2018


ArcNorth News: Mapping British Columbia's Parcel Fabric
ArcNorth News is Esri Canada’s digital magazine covering Canadian GIS successes using Esri technology.   Discover how ParcelMap BC – the single, complete, trusted and sustainable georeferenced electronic map of BC’s parcel fabric online – was launched by the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia.
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WhereNext Magazine: The Smart Workplace
WhereNext is Esri’s new digital magazine for business leaders. Find out how corporate campuses are taking advantage of smart technologies to make life easier for their employees and visitors.

Esri & The Science of Where Podcast: The Fundamentals of Growth and Transformation
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 featured podcast, Geoffrey West, theoretical physicist and author of the book Scale, describes the ways in which smart cities and innovative businesses drive growth and transformation.

Image Submission Portals for EPC and FedGIS Now Open
Submit images for the Esri Federal GIS Conference (FedGIS), and you might have your work selected to be showed by Esri president Jack Dangermond. In 2018, the FedGIS is taking place March 20-21. Submit your images via the portal below.

2018 FedGIS Image Submissions


Mike Thomson, Land Title and Survey Authority of the Province of British Columbia
The Land and Title Survey Authority is responsible for the maintenance and operation of the land titles and survey systems in British Columbia. Recently, the Authority mapped a visual representation of all the parcels within the province.