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Job Vacancy – Business Analyst / Project Manager

We currently have a vacancy for a Business Analyst / Project Manager. Do you have: The Necessary Attributes: At least 3 years commercial experience as a BA or GIS BA and/or PM or GIS PM At least 5 years experience in the GIS or I.T. industry overall Knowledge of (and qualifications in) formal project delivery methodologies […]

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Esri Partner Conference and Dev Summit 2019

The Esri Partner Conference and Developer Summit for 2019 was held this year in March, and GBS had the largest contingent of staff there yet. It is a valuable annual event designed to explore and showcase how to create cutting-edge solutions using advanced mapping technology. As an Esri Gold Partner, it’s an important event for […]

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New Staff – Jade Weideman

Our latest recruit, Jade, is very enthusiastic and keen to settle into the New Zealand way of life. After achieving Honours in BSc Geoinformatics at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, Jade was eager to explore the world and find greater opportunities and ways of increasing her knowledge and skill base. Now working for […]

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Esri Partner Conference (EPC) & Esri Developer Summit

GBS are sending a large team over for the  Dev Summit & EPC 2019, based in Palm Springs this March.   We are sending our largest team yet to the EPC 2019 in order for some of our staff to get the latest updates on the Esri software and developments.  Being fully up to date and […]

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 NZ Esri User Group’s Regional User Conferences (RUCs)

This year’s round of the NZ Esri User Group’s RUCs are not far away.   Nga Whenua Rahui (NWR) along with GBS will be presenting some of our collaborative efforts at most of the Regional User Conferences, so we hope to see you all there.  NWR will be represented at the majority of RUCs as […]

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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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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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