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Exploring the Future of Geospatial Technologies: Solutions, Process, People & Politics (Part 2)

Trends and Technologies Shaping the Geospatial Industry (series) In our previous blog in this series, we covered key trends relating to Technology and Data.  We continue to look at the key trends influencing the future of Geospatial Technologies by looking at Solutions, Process, people and Politics. Solutions Solutions refers to combinations of technology and data […]

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Exploring the Future of Geospatial Technologies: Technology & Data (Part 1)

Trends and Technologies Shaping the Geospatial Industry (series) The future of geospatial technology is poised to play a pivotal role in the evolution of Web 3.0 and the Metaverse. These technologies are converging, bringing people and machines together to create a world where highly detailed digital representations of reality guide decision-making. In this landscape, the […]

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Unity AMS: Transforming Asset Management and Works Management

Staying ahead in the ever-evolving landscape of asset management requires innovative solutions that integrate seamlessly into your business processes. Trimble, the owner of Cityworks since 2019, has recently unveiled a game-changing product: Unity AMS (Asset Management System).  This powerful tool represents a significant leap forward in Asset Management and Works Management, harnessing the core capabilities […]

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Esri Web AppBuilder Retirement – What You Need to Know

In the dynamic world of GIS, staying up-to-date with evolving technologies is paramount. If you’re using Esri’s Web AppBuilder (WAB), it’s time to take note of the retirement timeline and plan your transition for a seamless web mapping experience. Key Dates to Remember WAB Developer Edition: It’s important to mark your calendar for July 2024. […]

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The Vital Link: Understanding the Importance of Geospatial Technologies in Asset Management

In today’s complex business environment, effective asset management is crucial for organisations across many industries. Properly managing and maintaining assets not only ensures operational efficiency but also helps optimise resource allocation and reduce costs. Below we explore the critical role Geospatial Technologies plays in asset management and how it can unlock significant benefits for businesses. […]

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Unlocking Your GIS Potential with GBS’ Managed Services

Running a robust and efficient GIS requires expertise, resources, and consistent monitoring. At GBS, we understand the challenges organisations face in managing their GIS environments effectively. That’s why we offer GIS Managed Services as part of our comprehensive GBS Support Programme (GSP). Reduce Downtime and Proactively Address Issues: With GBS as your outsourced GIS System […]

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GBS at the Esri Partner Conference and Developer Summit 2023: Key Learnings

GBS at the Esri Partner Conference and Developer Summit 2023: Key Learnings GBS attended the Esri Partner Conference (EPC) and Dev Summit in Palm Springs this March. As a key provider of Esri consulting, development, and support services, as well as an Esri Gold Partner, it’s an important event for GBS to attend. The event […]

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GBS Highlights of 2022

GBS Highlights of 2022 Here we are at the end of another year, one that has felt a bit different when compared to the previous two. With borders open and lockdowns a thing of the past, GBS and the team settled into a new version of normal. Looking ahead to 2023, it’s always good practice […]

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20 years of GBS: a short history

A Short History Celebrating 20 Years GBS – 20 Years On – Since 2002   Before GBS – The Mid to late ‘90s. Before GBS, there was GTU (a subsidiary of Auckland UniServices) and GTL (when GTU left UniServices), followed by a bit of sole trading by the GBS principals.  GTU was where Harley and […]

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New Staff – Alicia Ferrer Costa

Alicia has joined the GBS team as an Esri Technical Consultant. After gaining her BSc Honours in Agricultural Engineering (Spain) along with a MSc in Natural Resource Management (UK), Alicia discovered GIS. Following some experience in environmental planning, the versatility of GIS tools captured her interest. Alicia comes to GBS with valuable experience working in […]

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