How did Vancouver Police drive down crime with machine learning and spatial analytics? What are the advantages of prepaid training? What is the app of the month? Find out these and more in the March News Roundup.
From putting simple points on a map to creating custom web apps, Esri technology can help you to achieve all of that. But sometimes, the needs of your organization go beyond what is provided out of the box. Creating custom apps with advanced configurations with your existing Esri content is easy by using Geocortex Essentials. Developed by Latitude Geographics, this Web GIS is designed to sit on top of the ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise portal framework and allows for easy-to-use, advanced app configuration. Let’s see how the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) used Geocortex Essentials to build March’s App of the Month.
Police in Vancouver, BC are cracking down on burglary with a machine-learning solution that uses an algorithm to deconstruct crime patterns. Through spatial analytics, police are able to predict where residential break-and-enters will occur and place police patrols accordingly. The department first tried this technology with a pilot test that reduced burglary by more than 20% month over month. Now, they are making the approach common practice.
East Hants—located between metro Halifax and the famous Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia—boasts rich diversity in both landforms and community members. The municipality is home to 21,000 residents and includes 11 districts spanning an area of 691.12 square miles. The government of this fast-growing region uses GIS technology in each of its departments. In particular, the Economic & Business Development Department recently began using GIS to help drive economic growth.
Are you tired of receiving multiple ad hoc training requests from your teams every year and going to great lengths in securing budget each time? Find out why your organization should take advantage of prepaid training. And no, it’s not all about saving money.
SafeGraph Offers Its Places Dataset in Esri Marketplace
March 1, 2019
Esri Acquires indoo.rs and Announces ArcGIS Indoors Release
February 28, 2019
Esri Publishes Human Geography Textbook That Uses ArcGIS Online
February 26, 2019
Esri Publishes Switching to ArcGIS Pro from ArcMap
February 20, 2019
Esri Reveals Grid Modernization Study at DistribuTECH 2019
February 5, 2019
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