gisConnection

e-Newsletter Q1 - 2018


Keep you updated on GIS news

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  • Two Global Leaders Partnering - a Milestone to Transform...

    Two Global Leaders Partnering - a Milestone to Transform...

    Esri, Inc. and Autodesk, Inc. announced on 15 November 2017 to start a partnership in incorporating GIS mapping and BIM technologies. This milestone signifies a leap in gaining a better context by...

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The Headlines

  • Esri China (HK) as the Key Supporter of Smart City Project Programme
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    Esri China (HK) as the Key Supporter of Smart City Project Programme

    Co-organized by the Education Bureau and HKU e-Learning Development Laboratory, the Smart City Project Programme x STEM Education Day Camp was launched, Esri China (HK) supported with ArcGIS Online in the Day Camp.

  • GIS as the Backbone for Smart City
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    GIS as the Backbone for Smart City

    Dr. Winnie Tang, JP, Chairman of Esri China (HK) was invited by Hong Kong Institution of Highways and Transportation to deliver a talk on Big Data & Smart City. As 80% of big data information involves a spatial component, that’s why GIS is so important.

  • Esri China (HK) Research & Development Centre Launched its First Activity
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    Esri China (HK) Research & Development Centre Launched its First Activity

    In less than a month after the release of The Hong Kong Smart City Blueprint, Esri China (HK) Research & Development Centre held its first activity and invited The Government Chief Information Officer, Ir. Allen Yeung, JP, to deliver a first-hand insight on Smart City.

  • Act Now! Win a Free 8-days Trip to San Diego by Your GIS Skills
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    Act Now! Win a Free 8-days Trip to San Diego by Your GIS Skills

    Full time undergraduate or postgraduate university students in Hong Kong join Esri Young Scholars Award NOW!

  • Esri China (HK) Sponsored Barrier Busters 2018
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    Esri China (HK) Sponsored Barrier Busters 2018

    Esri China (HK) sponsored and joined the Barrier Busters 2018 organized by The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation. As the organizing committee member, Esri China (HK) showed support by developing an application providing checkpoints mapping to participants.

  • Smart City 3.0 e-Book Version is Available Now
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    Smart City 3.0 e-Book Version is Available Now

    E-book of both Chinese and English is available for download on the Story Map of Smart City 3.0 for free. Hard copies are available in some local book store, it can be borrowed in all public and university libraries.

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Esri News

  • AI Helps Businesses Make Decisions at the Edge
    Esri News

    AI Helps Businesses Make Decisions at the Edge

    Today’s innovative business executives are finding ways to use big data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) to help their employees address two persistent business challenges: providing faster service and making better sales decisions.

  • Your Smart City Needs a Chief Analytics Officer
    Esri News

    Your Smart City Needs a Chief Analytics Officer

    Probing deeply into big data and pinpointing solutions to important problems demand a chief analytics officer (CAO), rather than a chief data officer (CDO).

  • Esri Releases World's First Complete Utility GIS Platform
    Esri News

    Esri Releases World's First Complete Utility GIS Platform

    The ArcGIS Utility Network Management extension, which delivers the new utility network, lets users create, manage, and share complete data about networks from source to demand, such as residential meters for electric, water, wastewater, gas, district heating, and telecommunications companies.

  • How Big Data Is Changing Corporate Lobbying
    Esri News

    How Big Data Is Changing Corporate Lobbying

    When video game industry lobbyists Tom Foulkes and Nika Nour head into a meeting with a member of Congress or a state legislator, a few key pieces of information can make or break their chances of success.

  • How Social Media Could Improve Targeted Marketing
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    How Social Media Could Improve Targeted Marketing

    What if an advertising executive could understand the lifestyle interests of people walking by a digital billboard—at any given moment? A recent study that combined big data analysis, social media posts, and advanced location intelligence suggests they can.ce.

  • Esri releases Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS
    Esri News

    Esri releases Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS

    Esri announced that it has released a brand-new web browser application, allowing users to create reporting dashboards that use charts, gauges, maps, and other visual elements to reflect the status and performance of people, services, assets, and events in real time.

  • As Personal Car Ownership Falls, Automaker Innovation Rises
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    As Personal Car Ownership Falls, Automaker Innovation Rises

    At first blush, the outlook for automakers appears grim: people of sound mind are predicting the end of car ownership. At some point in the future, they say, nearly everyone will pay to access cars the way they access music or computing power—on demand, for only as long as they need.

  • The Next MBA You Hire Should Know GIS
    Esri News

    The Next MBA You Hire Should Know GIS

    Spatial transformers will play an important role in business success in the coming decades, and today’s executives should be grooming a new generation of leaders with these skills.

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Product News

  • Esri Publishes a Textbook on How to Use ArcGIS Pro
    Product news

    Esri Publishes a Textbook on How to Use ArcGIS Pro

    Esri announced the release of GIS Tutorial 1 for ArcGIS Pro: A Platform Workbook, which teaches all the elements of creating and managing data; designing maps; performing spatial analysis; creating...

  • Learn the Basics of Mapping with Geographic Information...
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    Learn the Basics of Mapping with Geographic Information...

    Esri published The GIS 20: Essential Skills, Third Edition, a book designed to quickly prepare those who need to use a geographic information system (GIS).

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Coming Event

  • Upcoming Instructor-led Training Classes
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    Upcoming Instructor-led Training Classes

    Training Schedule

  • Esri Free Online Training Seminars
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    Esri Free Online Training Seminars

    Esri Free Online Training Seminars

  • Esri DevSummit D.C.
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    Esri DevSummit D.C.

    Mar 22 ∙ USA

  • Esri Southwest User Conference
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    Esri Southwest User Conference

    Apr 10-12 ∙ Colorado

  • GIS for a Sustainable World Conference
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    GIS for a Sustainable World Conference

    Apr 17-19 ∙ Switzerland

  • Esri Southeast User Conference
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    Esri Southeast User Conference

    May 2-4 ∙ North Carolina

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