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News Roundup — November 2018

Get inspired by the fall issue of ArcNorth News, which focuses on analytics. Find out the secret formula behind one of the world’s largest business expansions and more in the November News Roundup.

Feature Stories

November’s App of the Month: Explore Peel - An Interactive Timeline
How do you engage your audience in history? Read how the Region of Peel, in collaboration with the Peel Art Gallery Museum + Archives (PAMA), used Esri Story Maps to deliver a rich learning experience about the Region’s history.

Geo-Intelligence: The Convergence of GIS and Business Intelligence
Location analytics or geo-intelligence is transforming the way business intelligence supports organizations. Discover the seven-step approach towards getting the most out of location analytics in this ArcNorth News article.

These new ArcGIS courses will bring your GIS to the next level
What new capability would you like your organization to have by next year? Read this blog post to learn about new ArcGIS courses released in 2018 that can help your organization get the most out of your GIS.

What is the status of Canada’s Spatial Data Infrastructure?
The Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) has been a solid investment for the federal government over the past decade to improve data sharing and decision-making across Canada. Now is the time to continue to move forward with improvements to Canada’s national SDI. Read this blog post to find out what could be done next to modernize the CGDI.

Five reasons to get involved in GIS Day this year
GIS Day is on November 14. It’s time to get spatial and discover five reasons why you should get involved in a GIS Day event this year.

Esri Canada News

Saint John Energy Awarded for Enhancing Efficiency and Service with GIS
October 23, 2018

Public Safety Canada Lauded for Effective GIS Use in Disasters
October 17, 2018

Filmmaker Teams Up with Esri Canada to Map Pesticide Use in North America
October 16, 2018

Ontario Health Network Lauded for Use of GIS to Improve Health Care
October 10, 2018

Esri News

Esri Announces Beta Program of ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Qt Supporting Embedded Linux Devices
October 30, 2018

Esri Location Intelligence Technology Now Offered on FirstNet
October 29, 2018

Esri Enters into Memorandum of Understanding with United Arab Emirates' Statistics Authority
October 24, 2018

Esri Announces Student Poster Competition with ISI World Statistics Congress
October 22, 2018

Esri Applauds Enactment of Geospatial Data Act
October 16, 2018

Esri Incorporates BuildingFootprintUSA Data for Deep Learning
October 10, 2018


ArcNorth News: Moving from Visualization to Analytics
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WhereNext Magazine: The Secret Formula behind One of the World's Biggest Business Expansions
WhereNext is Esri’s digital magazine for business leaders. In this article, Gary Sankary, a subject matter expert in retail, explains how one company decided to locate 2,500 new stores in one year and ensure profitability.

Esri & The Science of Where Podcast: Creating the Insightful Enterprise
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, Matt Zenus from SAP explores how location intelligence helps insight-driven enterprises realize digital transformation.


Driving the Best Business Growth

Companies have more data and technology than ever but so do their customers. The “informed consumer” can now choose and control their relationship with brands, products and services. Knowing your customer and staying relevant are more important than ever before because you no longer have the same opportunity to educate the customer nor can you rely on past relationships, attitudes and behaviours.