Blog

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 […]

Read More

Point of Care Testing with the NRA

Point of Care Testing – The where, why, and how?   The District Health Boards for Auckland, Manukau, Waitemata and Northland (Northern Region DHBs) with the support of the Northern Regional Alliance (NRA), collectively serve a community of approximately 1.9 million people of all ethnicities and socio-economic backgrounds. DHBs are expected to show a sense […]

Read More

The great GBS baby boom of ’21

COVID certainly poses challenges when organisations try to maintain their company culture – especially when it was thriving previous to COVID. Yes the world has changed, and like most, we’ve changed with it. With flexible work locations (when not compelled to stay home), and flexible hours, maintaining that interaction can be a little harder despite […]

Read More

Auckland City Council Showcase: Ruru

GBS recently completed a project for Auckland Council, the largest local authority in New Zealand, and one of the largest in Oceania. Responsible for maintaining the city’s infrastructure, Auckland Council also administers approximately 1.7 million people, and is responsible for the region’s biosecurity and biodiversity. Old Tech, New Complexities Previously, Auckland Council had been utilising […]

Read More

New Staff – Catherine Koerber

GBS USA is growing!  Catherine Koerber has now joined Mark Eiseman as a  Senior Consultant. With a GIS career spanning over 20 years, Catherine has worked for various businesses including civil engineering, telecommunications, oil and gas plus mapping companies. Having loved Geography from a young age, Catherine used to play countries and capitals with her […]

Read More

NZEUC 2021 – Key Takeaways Resource

Aligned with the Esri International User Conference, the New Zealand Esri User Conference is for GIS professionals from diverse industries including government and local government, energy, forestry, utilities, conservation, agriculture, infrastructure, telecommunications, and more. This year due to New Zealand’s August/September lockdown, the decision was made to hold the conference on a virtual platform. All […]

Read More

New Staff – Reena Goyal

GBS welcomes Reena Goyal to our team.  An Esri Technical Consultant, Reena will be working closely with some of our clients to help assess and drive their GIS solutions. Since arriving in New Zealand in 2016 from India, Reena gained her Diploma in Information Technology at the Wellington Institute of Technology and has worked in […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More