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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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New Staff – Mike Ladd

Initially recruited as a contractor, we can now welcome Mike Ladd as part of the GBS team. Mike balances his background in agile methods, project management and business analysis with a strong background in GIS (both technical and strategic). Mike has worked across a number of sectors and organisations in New Zealand so is quick […]

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GBS Wellington team expands – Welcome Shane Turk

Shane Turk joined GBS in early August 2020, as our Senior Esri Technical Consultant in Wellington. Born in Wellington and brought up in Rotorua.  Shane has over 18 years of experience in Location Intelligence and data architecture. He has a particular focus on the use of spatial data and services to make informed decisions via […]

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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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