SDI Interesting Reads - November 2018

November 19, 2018 Gordon Plunkett

How are cities leveraging geographic information system (GIS) to reduce drug waste and promote economic growth? What are the new user types being introduced in the latest update in ArcGIS Online? Find out more in November’s SDI Interesting Reads, which brings you an array of informative articles on spatial data infrastructure from Canada and around the world.

Insights for ArcGIS allows easy visualization and sharing of datasets in the form of maps, charts and table cards. This Community Health Analysis reports the incidences of the population aged 12 + who do not have regular access to a doctor in their neighbourhood.

About the Author

Gordon Plunkett

Gordon Plunkett is the Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) Director at Esri Canada. He has more than 30 years of experience in GIS and Remote Sensing in both the public and private sectors. He currently sits as a member of the Community Map of Canada Steering Committee, GeoAlliance Canada Interim Board of Directors, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Technical Committee, the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) Committee on Geomatics, the University of Laval Convergence Network Advisory Committee and the Advisory Board to the Carleton University Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre. During his career, Gordon has worked on projects in more than 20 countries and has contributed to numerous scientific conferences and publications. At Esri Canada, he is responsible for developing and supporting the company’s SDI vision, initiatives and outreach, including producing content for the SDI blog.

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