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Daryl Anderson

After searching for the ideal GIS role across Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Switzerland and the UK, South African Daryl Anderson found what he was looking for at GBS. Starting in January 2017, Daryl now calls NZ home. Becoming a GIS Developer wasn’t on Daryl’s original career plans, but the opportunity came up for him in 2009 […]

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New staff – Prathik Kumar

Welcome to Prathik Kumar who has joined our GIS Developer team. Prathik has over eight years experience in IT software development and maintenance.  Having graduated with honours from the National Institute of Engineering in India and gaining a Post Graduate Certificate for Executive Programme in Managing Business Decisions from IIM Calcutta, India – Prathik is self-organised, agile and […]

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New staff – Mike Mazerolle

GBS welcomes Mike Mazerolle as Solutions Manager. Mike has Canadian and New Zealand experience in GIS and Business Analysis, having worked in GIS software products development, private forestry consulting practice and local government. Mike studied at the University of New Brunswick and Centre of Geographic Studies in Canada, receiving degrees in Forestry, Marine Biology and a […]

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GBS on the Road with the NZ Esri User Group Regional Conferences

GBS on the Road with the NZ Esri User Group Regional Conferences   GBS recently attended the Esri Regional User Conferences, which GBS are a Gold Sponsor of. Wellington kicked things off on the 28th of March, and it wrapped in Blenheim on the 10th April. These regional user groups are a great chance for […]

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Lisa Read experiences the Esri Partner Conference for the first time

Lisa Read experiences the Esri Partner Conference for the first time In March, Operations Manager Lisa Read attended her first Esri Partner Conference in Palm Springs, Florida. Joining her at the conference were Harley Prowse, Tony Elson, and Shane Pienaar. The Esri Partner Conference is a key event on the calendar each year as it […]

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Shane Pienaar’s 10 Year Anniversary

Shane Pienaar’s 10 Year Anniversary Recently the GBS team celebrated Shane Pienaar’s 10 years with the company. What makes this milestone even more special is it is also 10 years since GBS started working with Ravensdown, which coincided with Shane joining the team. “We crowbarred Shane out of the ARC and interviewed him in a pub,” […]

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Top 20 Takeaways from the Esri Partner and Developer Summit Conference

Top 20 Takeaways from the Esri Partner and Developer Summit Conference ArcGIS 10.5 – a more significant release than anyone really realised Because Esri didn’t say so until now.  License changes, new product names (ArcGIS Enterprise), you need it to run Insights, its more cloud, big data, IoT ready.  Esri are urging users to upgrade […]

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New staff – Daryl Anderson

GBS welcomes Daryl Anderson who has recently joined us from Esri South Africa.  With 20 years development experience, including 8 years with Esri technology, Daryl is settling into our GIS Software Development team.  He’s a family man who is looking forward to trying out some sea kayaking in the City of Sails. Read more about Daryl and the GBS team>>

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New staff – Arun Sebastian

GBS welcomes back Arun Sebastian who has returned to our GIS Developer team, after he took a brief sabbatical with Auckland Transport.  Arun decided he missed us too much and wanted to come back.  We’re glad to have him because he does excellent work and fits in well with the GBS culture. Read more about […]

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Happy Holidays from GBS

Our office will be closed from Friday 23rd December, reopening Monday 9th January 2017. If you need help during this period, we’ve got you covered. Please log your support call through: support@gbs.kiwi and we will be in touch as per usual. If your support call is urgent, please contact your Account Manager – Tony Elson […]

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