Posts tagged as GIS

Mobile, GIS and distribution management solutions

Horizon Utilities, one of the largest municipality-owned electricity distribution companies in Canada, has chosen to implement Intergraph’s InService and G/Technology suite of products. By taking advantage of Intergraph’s complementary solutions, Horizon Utilities will be better positioned to respond to outages, maintain service levels, and manage its workforce. Intergraph’s InService solution is flexible enough to manage […]

Visualising and analysing big data

Esri has launched GIS Tools for Hadoop. The toolkit removes the obstacles of building map applications for developers to truly capitalise on geoenabling big data within Hadoop – the popular open source data management framework. Hadoop’s method of processing volumes of information directly addresses the most significant challenge facing IT today. Enabling Hadoop with spatial […]

Printers for GIS and CAD

With today’s satellite technology, GIS mapping software and a world of data information to process, HP continues to deliver with their GIS and CAD DesignJet printers. Whether you need scanning, copying or high volume printing, HP’s T-Series range can do it all. The T7100 is said to be perfect for any company that needs to […]

Key GIS reference book reissued

With support from Esri and the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS), the Association of American Geographers (AAG) has reprinted 2000 copies of Geographic Information Science and Technology Body of Knowledge (BoK). The BoK is the first comprehensive attempt to inventory the knowledge and abilities that comprise the field of geospatial technology. Building on […]

GISSA Ukubuzana 2012 Conference Proceedings

ISBN 978-0-620-52913-6   Academic Papers Assessing the quality of repositories of volunteered geographical information by Antony K Cooper, Built Environment, CSIR and Department of Computer Science, University of Pretoria, Serena Coetzee, Centre for Geoinformation Science, University of Pretoria, and Derrick G Kourie, Department of Computer Science, University of Pretoria Exploring the potential suitability of an […]

District municipality wins SAG Award

Frances Baard District Municipality was selected for a prestigious Special Achievement in GIS Award (SAG) at the 2012 Esri International User Conference held in San Diego, earlier this year. The SAG awards acknowledge innovative and intelligent applications of GIS technology from around the world. Frances Baard District Municipality is very proud to have been selected […]

Highlights from GISSA Ukubuzana 2012

GISSA Ukubuzana 2012 was a resounding success. Almost 600 delegates and 66 exhibitors attended the geospatial industry conference which was held at Emperors Palace from 2 to 4 October 2012. Delegates were welcomed to the conference by Councillor Bennet Nikani, the MMC for City Planning and Economic Development for Ekurhuleni, and the welcome address was […]

GIS assisting workforce development

The Taiwan Training Centre Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training has built a workforce development GIS platform. Developed with GIS technology, the system collects labour market information and integrates maps with the database to conduct data exploration and analyses. Users are able to assess the current situation, predict future trends, and execute logical policy discussion. […]

GIS helps electricity utility

Carroll Electric Cooperative Corporation recently enlisted GIS technology from Esri to help secure funding from Rural Utilities Service (RUS), a division of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). The utility, serving northwest Arkansas and southwest Missouri, used GIS to prepare a new system analysis and facility planning report, both crucial for the loan justification. Carroll […]

Utilising GIS to ensure licensing compliance

by Jessica Wyland, Esri For much of Idaho the Snake River is the lifeblood. The 1674 km tributary of the Columbia River provides water for drinking, irrigating, and generating approximately 50% of the state’s energy through hydropower. The Snake River flows from Yellowstone National Park through a series of mountain ranges, canyons, and plains in […]