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News Roundup — October 2018

Get inspired by Esri Canada’s fall Award of Excellence winners. Find out how to optimize your assets. Learn about the future of utilities and more in the October News Roundup.

Feature Stories

October’s App of the Month: The population of Ottawa is aging
One of the greatest challenges Canada will face in the next decade is our aging population. Factors such as infrastructure, social services and health care will need to be reevaluated to support this demographic change. Learn how United Way Ottawa used ArcGIS Online analytic tools to identify neighbourhoods where resources to better serve the city’s aging population are needed most today and into the future, and how Esri Story Maps were used to visually compare analytic predictions.

Public safety has always been geocentric — even if you didn’t know it
Find out why location is integral to public safety and how GIS, by extension, is a logical element of an operational Next Generation 9-1-1.

New Intelligence Configuration (ICAP) streamlines workflows and analysis
Make your data gathering and analysis workflows more efficient and streamlined with these new GIS desktop tools for intelligence analysts.

The future of utility network management has arrived
The ArcGIS Utility Network Management Extension offers new capabilities allowing utility companies to better manage and analyze their networks.

Have you examined LiDAR as a new source of data for your GIS?
LiDAR data collection campaigns are proving an invaluable new perspective on the earth. Given its inherent 3D capabilities, LiDAR can enhance data collection and display significantly. Learn about how LiDAR works, how you can get some sample data and import, display and process it in ArcGIS.

Building on strong foundations: Do you have what it takes to advance your GIS?
ArcGIS foundation courses are not only for beginners. In 2018, over 25% of all our students opted for them. Find out which courses can benefit you.

Esri Canada News

City of Moose Jaw Awarded for Using GIS to Modernize and Share City Roads
September 26, 2018

Alberta Energy Regulator Lauded for Streamlining Regulatory Process with GIS
September 19, 2018

Esri News

Argentine Coast Guard Selects Esri to Monitor Illegal Activities in Waterways
September 26, 2018

Esri Talks Blockchain Readiness at CSCMP EDGE 2018
September 25, 2018

Esri Founder and President Jack Dangermond to Keynote International Conference on Assessment Administration
September 20, 2018

Esri Location Intelligence Empowers Innovation at the US Navy's Premier Digital Event
September 19, 2018


ArcNorth News: Optimizing Assets with Enterprise GIS and Innovative Apps
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. In this article, find out how Alberta Infrastructure’s GIS team is helping the organization track and manage its assets–from trees to buildings and parking facilities—intelligently.

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WhereNext Magazine: How the New York MTA Manages $1 Trillion in Assets
WhereNext is Esri’s digital magazine for business leaders. In this article, David Lashell, manager of Esri’s NYC office, explores how the New York MTA has done more with less and improved its subway management.

Esri & The Science of Where Podcast: The Future of Utilities
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, Mike Goggin, director of geospatial services at Patrick Engineering, speaks to the growing adoption of location intelligence technologies and advanced analytics in the utilities industry.


Cobb County Government: Location Intelligence to Inspire a New Era of Problem Solvers
Located on the outskirts of Atlanta, Georgia, Cobb County Government is built on a strong foundation of enterprise GIS. Discover how its efforts are powering its daily workflows and inspiring a new era of problem solvers that are discovering location intelligence through innovative experiences across economic development, transportation, community senior services, public safety and more.