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EUC 2021: Creating a sustainable future with GIS

The Esri User Conference was held in early July 2021, entirely through a virtual platform medium hosted by Esri. It seemed more apt than ever, that this year’s plenary topic was focused on GIS and a sustainable world. The purpose of the EUC is for GIS professionals to connect, learn, and share knowledge in advancements […]

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New Staff – Brendon Watkiss

GBS welcomes Brendon Watkiss, our new Delivery Lead and Consultant based in Auckland. Brendon relocated to New Zealand with his family from South Africa in 2020, and is excited to be part of the GBS team. After completing his MSc in GIS and Environmental Geography at Stellenbosch University, Brendon has spent the past 12 years […]

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Job Vacancy – Esri Technical Consultant

GBS has an opening for an Esri Technical Consultant with at least 3 years commercial experience. We are seeking an experienced, and creative, Esri Technical Consultant (ideally with at least 3 years’ experience) to join our team of GIS professionals in Auckland. This is a true consulting role where you will be involved with implementing […]

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New Staff – Jazmine Ho

A big welcome to Jazmine Ho,  joining our GBS Auckland team in June 2021, in her role as an Intermediate Esri Technical Consultant. Originally from Hong Kong, Jazmine moved to New Zealand 7 years ago to study at the University of Auckland and has been working for several years using an Agile approach and becoming […]

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New Staff – Christine Vaughan

GBS welcomes Christine Vaughan to our GBS Wellington team as an Esri Technical Consultant (Intermediate). Her enthusiasm derives from creating great spatial systems and products for users.  Christine’s experience was gained through working for Government and Maori organisations in GIS and project co-ordination. Originally from Whangarei, Christine grew up in Masterton and the Hutt Valley […]

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GBS wins Esri Partner Award

GBS was proud to receive - for the second time - an Esri Partner Award. The Award is for ArcGIS Adoption and recognises GBS as demonstrating highly aligned solutions built with the ArcGIS Platform. For GBS this is an important recognition of what we do in the Esri space and adds credence and credibility to [...]
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GBS USA: Establishing a new business during a pandemic

GBS USA: Establishing a new business during a pandemic By Mark Eiseman, CEO GBS USA After building a fantastic relationship with management, colleagues and clients within GBS as a Senior Esri Technical Consultant, I was required to move back to the United States in early 2020, due to immigration issues outside my control. At the […]

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A Year of Growth for GBS Wellington

A Year of Growth for GBS Wellington It has been just over a year since our Wellington office launched, and it’s fair to say it has been a rollercoaster ride. Within our first few months, Aotearoa was in its maiden COVID lock down. While making a presence became more challenging, we held onto our strong […]

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New Staff – Robert Waltham

  Rob joins the GBS team as our Principal Software Engineer. Rob has been a commercial software developer since 2006, specialising in Microsoft Technologies.  He enjoys problem solving and describes himself as a critical thinker and perpetual learner. He enjoys working in a fast-pace agile environment implementing SCRUM methodologies. As a dad with 3 young […]

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Acknowledging the year that was

Acknowledging the year that was with the GBS team This year has been a tough one for all, so it’s not so much celebrating as it is acknowledging the year that was, although there were still cause for celebration (e.g. two staff hitting 10 year milestones, and some very successful project deliveries).  Our team have been incredible as usual, […]

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