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GBS opens in Wellington

GBS Opens in Wellington GBS is pleased to announce that we have recently launched a Wellington-based presence, which commenced in March and is headed by GBS’ Senior Geospatial Consultant Manu King. GBS has clients in Wellington and while building the business remotely from Auckland has had some success, Tony and Harley have decided that their […]

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GBS welcomes Manu King to the team

GBS recently welcomed our Senior Geospatial Consultant and Wellington office representative, Manu King, to the team. Manu brings with him a wealth of industry experience, spanning 30 years in GIS. His previous roles have ranged from principal consultant through to e-spatial manager, with duties including BDM, account management, strategic consulting and more. One of the […]

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GBS gains Esri Release Ready Specialty

GBS gains Esri Release Ready Specialty GBS is pleased to announce that we have been awarded the Esri Release Ready Specialty. Esri partners who have the Release Ready Specialty are recognised as being committed to keeping pace with the ever-growing Esri technology stack, as well as delivering Esri based solutions, services or content to organisations across their enterprise […]

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Spatial Data Science – What is it? (part 3)

Data Science with R & Esri (part 3) By GBS’ Spatial Data Scientist, Phil Donovan TLDR: Esri have now integrated R into ArcPro which brings one of the most advanced data science environments with one of the most advanced geospatial analysis environments. R for Esri “R? Oh, no! Not another tech tool I need to […]

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Spatial Data Science – What is it? (Part 2)

Spatial Data Science – What is it? (Part 2) Classifying our world Blog mini-series by Phil Donovan, GBS Spatial Data Scientist  Spatial data science is being applied all over the world and being used to enhance both large and small organisations globally. But how can it help you? In this blog post I want to provide […]

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New Staff – Devona Naude

After a long wait, we can finally welcome our Esri Technical Consultant, Devona Naude, who has made it to our fair shores from South Africa. It’s a big move uprooting your whole family, but Devona with her husband and two children, have taken to the change of culture and climate like pros. Having worked in local government in […]

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Spatial Data Science – What is it? (part 1)

Spatial Data Science – What is it? What is data science, and what is a data scientist? Blog mini-series by Phil Donovan, GBS Spatial Data Scientist  Data science is a term that has burst into many of our lives, both in IT and everyday conversations over the last few years. It is a buzz word […]

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New Staff – Peter Tricker

A warm welcome to Peter who has joined our team as a Business Analyst and Project Manager. Peter’s first taste of GIS came while working in Germany where he produced navigational approach charts for the aviation industry. On returning to New Zealand it wasn’t long before he was off overseas again working as a BA consultant on […]

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Spatial Data Science – A Mini Series

Spatial Data Science – What is it? Blog mini-series by Phil Donovan, GBS Spatial Data Scientist  GBS’ Phil Donovan has written a blog mini series defining Spatial Data Science. What is it, what is a data scientist, who uses data science and how is it applied in a geospatial sense? Click through to each part of […]

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NZ Esri User Conference 2019 feat: Vlogs

NZ Esri User Conference 2019 featuring Vlogs from the GBS team The NZ Esri User Conference 2019 (NZEUC) – the largest annual gathering of the NZ GIS community – is a must-attend event to hear first-hand about the strategic Esri direction and technical advances in GIS for 2020 and beyond. With the uptake of Cloud […]

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