Esri Australia blog
Damage prevention for underground assets
Local councils can prevent damage to underground assets and ensure accurate responses to DBYD enquiries with a cloud-based automated response system.
Where Australia imports its food from: world map
Next time you look at your plate, you might ask “where does my food come from?” Thanks to location-based analytics, you can search this world map to find out where Australia imports food from.
The cost of incorrectly routed emergency calls
Incorrectly routed emergency calls can lead to unnecessary loss of life. Read how mapping technology can assist emergency services authorities to help save lives.
How mapping technology can help catch killers
Mike King outlines how investigators can use Geographic Information System (GIS) technology to combine location-based data, public information and suspect profiling data, to help catch killers.
How mapping technology is helping solve crimes
Emergency services expert Mike King shares how one US law enforcement agency used real-time GIS applications to manage the search of a large-scale crime scene in a missing persons case.
Systems, trust and GDA2020
Why is GDA2020 data migration so important? The value of spatial systems, data and analysis is based on the ability to trust the results they provide for accurate decision-making.
GIS tech trends – 2018 review and 2019 forecast
In this annual review and forecast, Peter Gill looks back at 2018 – an awesome year in the geospatial industry – and gives us his highlights on the emerging technology capabilities and products to watch in 2019.
8 lessons from BP’s digital transformation strategy
BP share a detailed account of how they have digitally transformed their global enterprise to create more sustainable operations, better manage expenses, and uncover new products and services for customers around the world.
Why smart cities need data-driven leaders
Smart cities are built on a transformative, data-driven culture that leverages tools that are no longer the sole domain of large and highly-funded organisations.
ArcGIS Earth – the 3D interface
Esri ArcGIS expert Darron Pustam tells how ArcGIS Earth came to be the advanced, seamless interactive mapping technology that revolutionised geographic visualisation.
Open data hubs key to smart city transformation
Across Australia, demand for effective smart city transformation is driving the adoption of shared data hubs that allow civic leaders to tell their story and seek feedback from stakeholders, collaborators and the community.
Satellite kitchens become the new online retail
Technology has already disrupted commercial real estate once with the advent of online trading. Now, a location intelligence is changing the game when it comes to commercial space for restaurants.
Big spatial data keeping maritime safety afloat
Recent advances in Geographic Information System (GIS) technology and Cloud computing allow organisations to take advantage of big spatial datasets with relative ease. See how quickly it can analyse millions of shipping data records.
Big spatial data and Cloud computing
Recent advances in Cloud technology and distributed computing with GIS server software can significantly reduce the time needed to process big spatial data. See how the technology handles millions of geocoded address database records.
Super-charge your geospatial platform with IoT data
Adding a location aspect to your IoT data opens up the potential to optimise systems and processes, save time and costs as well as improve the quality of operations.
The Sturt Gorge web map transforming conservation efforts
What began as a spatial solution to a problem for an organisation with a limited budget quickly evolved into a blueprint for a wide-reaching conservation tool that could transform parks management and conservation.
Tackling terrorism with apps
Geo-enabled smartphone apps not only warn the public of impending crises, but also harvest critical community updates to support government response.
IOT trends driving transformation in the APAC utilities sector
Increased pressure on gas and electricity utilities to meet financial and customer service expectations makes IOT and geospatial analytics technology essential to future success.
Flood impact map created with publicly available data
During natural disasters, the ability to quickly gain a real-time view of the impact is crucial for fast, targeted response and recovery. This map shows the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Debbie in April 2017.
Data-driven decisions – a journey, not a destination
Hunting for new value in your data is a journey, not a destination. Learn about the importance of visualisation when it comes to data-driven decisions, and the unique role geography plays in exploratory data analysis.
Open government starts with transparent information sharing
One of the most popular apps within the ArcGIS platform, Story Maps is increasingly being utilised by all levels of government as an open data tool to share community information, raise environmental awareness and attract visitors.
Why location-based insights are worth the attention of retail banks
In a bid to better understand customer needs, retail banks have begun leveraging location-based insights – because as communities have become more diversified, so too have their financial services requirements.
The top 10 trends in the (local) world of GIS
What are the top trends in GIS for 2017? How can you leverage these to help your business better connect, serve and grow? Read about the advancements and shifts set to shape local industry.
The advantages of working with an open platform
While open source is probably the interpretation of ‘open’ that attracts more media attention, interoperability, or the notion of an open platform, is typically of greater importance to most organisations.
3 reasons why startups need to be location aware
For businesses, what’s the advantage of becoming location aware? And how can you use smart technology to achieve this awareness? These were two of the questions posed to a couple of location solutions experts recently.
The crime analysis technology securing our streets
Location-based crime analysis technology has fast emerged as the smart weapon for law enforcement agents tackling today’s dynamic security challenges.
Is this what’s missing from your digital transformation strategy?
How can you remain competitive in the digital age? Have you started on the road to digital transformation? Find out the number one question you need to ask to ensure you can modernise your processes and perform at the top of your game.
The technology creating a new way of smart government
The old ways of governing with ideology, bureaucracy and hierarchy are fading. According to 61st Governor of Maryland Martin O’Malley, the smarter way of governing is not about excuses – it’s about open data and real results.