Posts tagged as Esri

Start-up Spotlight: Data management for environmental monitoring

MAP Scientific Services (MAPSS) is a classic university start-up that aims to find innovative and sustainable solutions for people, animals, and ecosystems to thrive in a rapidly changing world. MAPSS comprises of a dynamic team of ecologists and GIS professionals geared towards solving problems. To achieve this they focus on conservation, ecological restoration, and sustainable […]

Screening tool simplifies environmental authorisation process

The Department of Environmental Affairs’ Environmental Screening tool is a national online GIS-based tool which creates a centralised system for generating environmental sensitivity reports for areas of proposed development. The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) is responsible for protecting, conserving and improving the South African environment and its natural resources. As part of its mandate, […]

Second edition workbook on GIS basics

Esri Press has announced the publication of Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro, second edition. The workbook provides a series of exercises that teach readers how to use ArcGIS Pro, Esri’s project-based desktop GIS application and work with it in conjunction with ArcGIS Online, the company’s cloud-based GIS. This edition, updated for the new ArcGIS Pro […]

Software relaunched with greater developer benefits

Esri has major changes to ArcGIS for Developers, providing an enhanced mapping experience that is more accessible and affordable. These changes include a new pay-as-you-go plan for all of Esri’s location-based services, a decrease in the price of routing transactions, and a new commercial app deployment experience for developers. The company has introduced a new […]

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 […]

Location intelligence for World Bank software and initiatives

Esri has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the World Bank, an international organisation with the mission to reduce global poverty. Under the agreement, the company’s software will geo-enable the World Bank’s Survey Solutions software, allowing staff to improve accuracy and quicken the kinds of data collection, analysis, and decision-making that countries need to […]