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Ravensdown launches Smart Maps

It was great to see Smart Maps officially launched by Ravensdown at the National Field Days at Mystery Creek on the 11th of June (www.ravensdown.co.nz).  The implementation of the Smart Maps system allows farmers (Ravensdown shareholders only) to view an online aerial map of their farm and draw on paddocks, blocks and management zones and […]

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ESRI Business Partner and Developer Summit conferences

Recently, two members of our team attended the Esri Business Partner (EPC) and Developer Summit conferences in Palm Springs.  David, one of our developers and Tony, one of the directors, were the attendees.   While Tony attended the EPC, David was participating in a 2-day iOS workshop.  David found the workshop to be very educational and […]

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New Staff – Heath Rongo

GBS welcomes Heath Rongo.  Heath commenced on the 11th February 2013 as a Senior GIS Developer and is a welcome addition to the GBS team. Heath studied Computer Science at Waikato before spending 4 years as a GIS Analyst Programmer for Intergraph New Zealand.  Heath has a range of experience and his primary background is […]

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GBS Networking Experiences

Towards the end of last year, we attended a number of conferences.  They were the Esri Asia Pacific User Conference in Auckland (APUC), ALGIM in Rotorua, and ForestTech in Rotorua and Melbourne. APUC was a great conference with us.  Looking out from our stand, the conference was bustling and busy the whole time and we […]

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Forest Tech Conferences

In late November and early December I attended the Forest Tech 2012 conferences (http://www.fiea.org.nz/foresttech/) in Melbourne and Rotorua. I was there primarily to promote our Esri ArcGIS for Desktop based Cable Harvest Planning Solution (CHPS) – www.cableharvesting.com. Forest Tech 2012 focused on logistics, so there was quite a bit of material on transportation, supply chain […]

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Office renovations

A new look for 2013 While everyone was hopefully relaxing over the holiday period, the offices at GBS have been a hive of activity.  Having shared premises with Visitor Solutions for the past 10 years we have now taken over the entire office space as our team continues to grow. It has been a happy […]

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New website Launch

Our new website has just launched! Take some time to check our products, capabilities and case studies

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CHPS for ArcGIS

GBS is pleased to announce the launch of CHPS (Cable Harvest Planning Solution) for ArcGIS.  This has been a collaborative development led by GBS and involving Scion and a number of Forestry Management companies in NZ.

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