Learn to plan, develop and present a GIS project

Esri recently published “Understanding GIS: An ArcGIS Pro Project Workbook, Fourth Edition”, a workbook which instructs readers on how to complete a geographic information system (GIS) project from start to finish. It provides instructors with a resource for teaching students how to use GIS for a single project that incorporates real data and uses the […]

Telematics company to grow subscriber base

Cartrack, telematics company which employs a software-as-a-service platform, recorded accelerating subscriber and strong revenue growth in its financial results for the six months ended 31 August 2018. The company, which operates in 24 countries and five continents, increased headline earnings per share (HEPS) by 25% and declared an interim dividend of 18 cents per share. […]

Expansion of global transportation solutions

Trimble has acquired privately-held Veltec, a fleet management provider that delivers solutions to transportation companies to improve safety and reduce operational costs. Veltec is headquartered in Londrina, Brazil. The acquisition further expands the company’s global footprint and extends its fleet safety and efficiency solutions to new markets. Financial terms were not disclosed. Veltec’s fleet mobility […]

Software providers partner in open data initiative

The Open Data Initiative, just announced by SAP, Microsoft, and Adobe, is another move as SAP revamps the CRM market. The trilateral coalition between the three influential enterprise software companies tackles one of the key challenges all enterprises face: siloed data. By unlocking and harmonising data companies can increase the velocity at which they provide […]

Web-based remote water monitoring for mobile workers

Trimble announced its Trimble Unity Wastewater Flow Monitoring and Analysis software for wastewater and storm water utilities and flow service providers. It provides customers with web and mobile software that extends and enhances Trimble’s Telog Enterprise software, enabling improved performance and better response to storms, wet weather events and sewer overflows. The software allows utilities […]

Address system sees wider adoption

In the previous two months What3words has experienced growing adoption of its three-word address system across various industries, including construction, ecommerce, logistics, supply chain, routing and more. The addressing system offers granular location information and is available in 26 languages. In South Africa, iStore, the sole distributor of Apple products in sub-Saharan Africa, is now […]