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GBS goes International

GBS Korea GBS has recently created a new company based in Seoul, with the assistance of Esri Korea. GBS Korea (주식회사 한국지비에스) has been set up as a local Korean company and will operate in a similar way to GBS in Auckland – i.e. by adopting our proven processes and Esri aligned practices – with […]

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Job Vacancies – GIS Business Analyst

We have a new vacancy for an experienced Senior GIS Business Analyst. Do you have: At least 5 years’ commercial experience as a BA or GIS BA At least 7 years’ experience in the GIS or I.T. industry overall Understanding of the software development life cycle including Waterfall and Agile methodologies with a view to developing these skills [...]
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New staff – Jade Chow

GBS welcomes back Jade (Lai Ha) Chow, from her travels, working again as a GIS Developer. Originally from Hong Kong, Jade gained her Bachelor degree in Land Surveying & Geo-Informatics in Hong Kong, before moving to New Zealand in 2010 and completing a Postgraduate Diploma in GIS at the University of Auckland. Jade has worked in GIS […]

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Top 10 Takeaways from the EPC and Dev Summit

In no particular order, here are the GBS top 10 takeaways from the Esri Partner Conference and Developers Summit, held in Palm Springs in March 2018. If you want to know more or need any help with any of these topics, please get in contact with us. 1. Esri ArcGIS Common Patterns of Us A […]

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New staff – Callan Rings

GBS welcomes Callan Rings – our latest GIS Developer.  Callan’s technical obsession started with building websites at high school.  This compelled him to complete a Computer Science degree which led to work as a Freelance Android developer building bespoke apps mainly focused on data collection. Since then, Callan has worked with ArcGIS JS webapps and Geoprocessing tools at Tonkin + […]

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New staff – Dhanushka Athukorala

GBS welcomes Dhanushka (Danny) Athukorala, a Senior Developer in our growing team.  Previously living in Singapore, Danny is excited to try some new adventures in New Zealand. Danny graduated from the University of Colombo School of Computing as a computer science graduate which led onto 5 years as a Software Engineer in Sri Lanka before working as a […]

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Esri Partner Conference (EPC) & Dev Summit 2018

The annual Esri Partner Conference (EPC) & Dev Summit 2018 took place in Palm Springs, USA from the 3rd to 9th March and once again GBS were in attendance represented by company directors Tony Elson and Harley Prowse, along with Solutions Manager Yvette Fell and Senior Developer David Aalbers These events are key in the […]

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New staff – Mark Gladstone

GBS welcomes Mark Gladstone, joining us as a Senior GIS Consultant.  Mark recently returned to New Zealand after an 8 year stint in London, where he was working at the Crown Estate, rubbing shoulders with Royalty. Mark has worked with clients in a variety of engineering, agricultural and local government organisations solving GIS and business problems, after having completed his […]

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New staff – Meghan Sheehan

GBS welcomes Meghan Sheehan who recently immigrated from the United States to join our team at GBS as a GIS Business Analyst. Her interest in GIS began while obtaining a B.Sc in Earth Science and GIS certification at the University of Michigan in Dearborn.  She has also completed her M.A in Geography at Miami University where […]

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New staff – Michael Gin

Michael Gin joined GBS in December 2017.  A born and bred Aucklander with over 15 years in the Geospatial industry, Michael has a wealth of local government experience in both New Zealand and the United Kingdom.   Having worked most recently in the ESRI SAG award winning Auckland Council Geospatial Team, he joins GBS as a Solutions Manager. Michael’s interest in […]

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