SA population statistics updated to 2018 values

Planners and decision makers need current population statistics to understand the size and distribution of demand for services and products. AfricaScope South Africa has updated the population statistics data from the last national census in 2011 to the 2018 values at an enumeration area level for South Africa. Demographic data such as gender, age and […]

GIS software achieves top user ranking

Maptitude has achieved the highest GIS Relationship and Small Business GIS Relationship scores on G2 Crowd review based on the responses of users for each of the relationship related questions. The relationship ratings were highlighted by “Quality of Support” which scored 91%, and by “Ease of Doing Business With” which scored 94%, compared to the […]

Website offers free addressing service

A new South African website was recently launched with the goal to help people find their way, whether they are just travelling down the road or on a long journey. Overhere (www.overhere.co.za) provides a free service that enables people to share and interpret physical addresses in only six to seven characters, called Mapcodes. These are […]

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 […]

Practical guide to foundation design calculations

Bentley Institute Press has announced the availability of a new publication “Practical Foundation Design with STAAD Foundation Advanced”, available in print, as an e-book and on Amazon Kindle. The iTunes version will also be available soon. The book is authored by Apurba Tribedi, whose vision was instrumental in the development of Bentley Systems’ STAAD Foundation […]