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GeoConX Conference 2018

In November, GBS co-director Harley Prowse attended the Esri 2018 GeoConX Conference in Dallas, Texas. Here he has provided some key take aways from the event, as well as some images from old sale yards in Fort Worth – including cowboys!   Overall, GeoConX was a good conference, with a focus on the use of […]

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New staff – Mark Eiseman

Fresh from land-locked Denver, Colorado in the United States, Mark Eiseman joined the GBS team in November 2018 as a Senior Technical Consultant. Mark qualified from Valparaiso University, Indiana with a Bachelor of Arts in Geography specialising in GIS and he completed his Masters in Business Administration at Regis University in Colorado. For his Masters […]

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New staff – Yuan Gao

A warm welcome to Yuan Gao who has recently joined our GBS team as a GIS Business Analyst / Project Manager. Originally from China, Yuan emigrated to New Zealand in 2006 and studied at AUT where he completed his Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (with first class honours). He specialises in technical business analysis and […]

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Providing GIS Support for Auckland Transport

Providing GIS Support for Auckland Transport

GBS has been and is providing support for the wider GIS and geospatial activities and strategies at Auckland Transport. These include: High level enterprise architecture Solution architecture Proof of concepts and prototyping High level strategies and theory Business as usual support.   Auckland Transport are full steam ahead with a wide range of projects and […]

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Waahi – The extensible web-based Map Viewer

GBS was proud to launch Waahi as a new product earlier this year. Waahi is a ready-to-use extensible web-based map viewer. With rich design and themes, pre-configured processes and workflows, Waahi is an intuitive platform for accessing and visualising data, as well as sharing geospatial information. Fully integrated with the Esri WebApp Builder, Waahi features […]

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NZEUC – The Must-Attend Event for the Local GIS Community

The NZEUC is a must-attend event for the local GIS community to hear first-hand about the strategic direction and technical advances in Esri GIS. This is one of the main reasons GBS are in attendance every year.     The conference is the largest annual gathering of the New Zealand GIS community and again took […]

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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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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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Tony Esri Partner Conference

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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