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New staff – Mike Mazerolle

GBS welcomes Mike Mazerolle as Solutions Manager. Mike has Canadian and New Zealand experience in GIS and Business Analysis, having worked in GIS software products development, private forestry consulting practice and local government. Mike studied at the University of New Brunswick and Centre of Geographic Studies in Canada, receiving degrees in Forestry, Marine Biology and a […]

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GBS on the Road with the NZ Esri User Group Regional Conferences

GBS on the Road with the NZ Esri User Group Regional Conferences   GBS recently attended the Esri Regional User Conferences, which GBS are a Gold Sponsor of. Wellington kicked things off on the 28th of March, and it wrapped in Blenheim on the 10th April. These regional user groups are a great chance for […]

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Lisa Read experiences the Esri Partner Conference for the first time

Lisa Read experiences the Esri Partner Conference for the first time In March, Operations Manager Lisa Read attended her first Esri Partner Conference in Palm Springs, Florida. Joining her at the conference were Harley Prowse, Tony Elson, and Shane Pienaar. The Esri Partner Conference is a key event on the calendar each year as it […]

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Shane Pienaar’s 10 Year Anniversary

Shane Pienaar’s 10 Year Anniversary Recently the GBS team celebrated Shane Pienaar’s 10 years with the company. What makes this milestone even more special is it is also 10 years since GBS started working with Ravensdown, which coincided with Shane joining the team. “We crowbarred Shane out of the ARC and interviewed him in a pub,” […]

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Top 20 Takeaways from the Esri Partner and Developer Summit Conference

Top 20 Takeaways from the Esri Partner and Developer Summit Conference ArcGIS 10.5 – a more significant release than anyone really realised Because Esri didn’t say so until now.  License changes, new product names (ArcGIS Enterprise), you need it to run Insights, its more cloud, big data, IoT ready.  Esri are urging users to upgrade […]

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New staff – Daryl Anderson

GBS welcomes Daryl Anderson who has recently joined us from Esri South Africa.  With 20 years development experience, including 8 years with Esri technology, Daryl is settling into our GIS Software Development team.  He’s a family man who is looking forward to trying out some sea kayaking in the City of Sails. Read more about Daryl and the GBS team>>

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Happy Holidays from GBS

Our office will be closed from Friday 23rd December, reopening Monday 9th January 2017. If you need help during this period, we’ve got you covered. Please log your support call through: support@gbs.kiwi and we will be in touch as per usual. If your support call is urgent, please contact your Account Manager – Tony Elson […]

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Genesis Energy – Upgrade to MapGen

Genesis Energy needed to upgrade their legacy Silverlight based map viewer – ‘GenEarth’ – to a modern HTML5 based map viewer.  In October GBS completed an Esri Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (WAB) based map viewer called ‘MapGen’.  Like WAMS, MapGen is based on existing WAB widgets, GISCO widgets, some custom widgets for specific functionality and […]

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WAMS Upgrade

In June GBS completed an upgrade of the New Zealand Walking Access Commission’s mapping system (WAMS) to enable them to retire their existing Flex based web mapping client.  WAMS was upgraded to make use of the latest Esri web mapping technology – Portal for ArcGIS and Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (WAB).  WAMS was also moved […]

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2degrees Mobile pilot project

In November GBS completed a pilot project for 2degrees Mobile Limited.  Given the competitive nature of the industry they operate in, we are unable to provide too many project details. It is Business Intelligence, and makes use of the JavaScript API, ArcGIS Server and Portal. We look forward to the next phase of this work. “When […]

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