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Genesis Energy – Upgrade to MapGen

Genesis Energy needed to upgrade their legacy Silverlight based map viewer – ‘GenEarth’ – to a modern HTML5 based map viewer.  In October GBS completed an Esri Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (WAB) based map viewer called ‘MapGen’.  Like WAMS, MapGen is based on existing WAB widgets, GISCO widgets, some custom widgets for specific functionality and […]

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WAMS Upgrade

In June GBS completed an upgrade of the New Zealand Walking Access Commission’s mapping system (WAMS) to enable them to retire their existing Flex based web mapping client.  WAMS was upgraded to make use of the latest Esri web mapping technology – Portal for ArcGIS and Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (WAB).  WAMS was also moved […]

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2degrees Mobile pilot project

In November GBS completed a pilot project for 2degrees Mobile Limited.  Given the competitive nature of the industry they operate in, we are unable to provide too many project details. It is Business Intelligence, and makes use of the JavaScript API, ArcGIS Server and Portal. We look forward to the next phase of this work. “When […]

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Esri Users Conference 2016

GBS were again proud to have been the platinum sponsor for this year’s Conference held in Auckland during August 2016.  We worked closely with Eagle to ensure that the Conference was a success for us, and of course for the users generally.  So we thank Eagle and their staff for their efforts in making this […]

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GBS, Local Maps and GISCO

Eagle Technology has started promoting Local Maps in NZ – it is a supported map viewer based on Esri’s Web AppBuilder and aimed at organisations who want to quickly implement a JavaScript/HTML5 map viewer. For ELA (Enterprise License Agreement) customers it is free (including implementation).  GBS fully supports this initiative and is playing an active role […]

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Key Points from 2016 Esri Partner Conference and Developer Summit

Tony, Harley and Shane attended the 2016 Esri Partner Conference and Developer Summit.  As per usual, this was a quality event and we had the opportunity to meet with and hear from key Esri staff.  This is an important opportunity for GBS to get an in depth look at the current Esri Platform, compare notes […]

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Getting what you need from GBS

To help ensure you can get your projects completed when you need and to avoid disappointment, we thought we’d explain a little about how we try to work so that you can maximise your chances of getting what you need from GBS. Fundamentally we sell our time (well the expertise of our very clever staff, […]

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New staff – Jade Chow

Lai Ha (Jade) Chow joined GBS on 21st March 2016 as a GIS Developer. Originally from Hong Kong, Jade gained her Bachelor degree in Land Surveying & Geo-Informatics at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, before moving to New Zealand in 2010 and completing a Postgraduate Diploma in GIS at the University of Auckland. Jade has […]

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GBS receives a 2016 Esri Partner Award

GBS is proud to have received this prestigious Esri Partner award.  GBS received the award for a “ArcGIS Platform Complete Deployment” in relation to our work with Auckland Council. Tony and Harley were pleased to be able to receive the award in person from Esri President Jack Dangermond at the recent Esri Partner Conference in […]

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Nga Whenua Rahui celebrates 25 years

GBS, represented by both Tony Elson and Harley Prowse, were very privileged to be invited to Nga Whenua Rahui’s 25 year anniversary of their existence.  NWR are an organization that have strong key objectives and drivers with regards to the conservation of privately owned Maori land.  Consequently, they truly understand the needs and benefits of […]

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