Our white papers are focused on specific technical topics. Browse our collection here.
How to Build Safer Communities
Safe Communities is a new initiative that aims to empower government agencies with shared situational awareness through geospatial technology.
How to Build Safer Communities - An Executive Summary
In a Safe Community, people, technology, and processes work together in a coordinated and collaborative way to enhance safety, manage risk, and increase overall engagement through daily operations.
ArcGIS for Emergency Management
ArcGIS for Emergency Management supports and enables common workflows across all aspects of the emergency management mission, from planning to response and recovery.
White Paper - Incorporating Web GIS in the K-12 Classroom
Read about the growing momentum of GIS use in Canada's schools that is promoting higher order thinking skills, spatial literacy and numeracy among students.
Optimizing Utility Asset Management Using Geographic Information Systems - A Geographic Solution for Implementing PAS 55
GIS supports PAS 55 compliance by enabling utilities to manage information about their assets’ entire lifecycle and making it available to all stakeholders from a centralized repository.
Esri Technology for the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI)
The development of the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) has been ongoing for more than a decade.