Esri Australia blog
Top 10 features in ArcGIS Enterprise 10.6.1
The release of ArcGIS Enterprise 10.6.1 includes new features in data management, mapping, analysis, collaboration and sharing, administration, faster performance and more.
How open data saved residents millions in parking tickets
A clever approach to location-based analytics uncovered that the New York Police Department had unintentionally ticketed legally parked cars to the tune of millions of dollars.
Gaining insights from multidimensional data
The world is a huge, constantly changing system that is as unpredictable as it is beautiful. Through advanced scientific technology we can record information about our planet in near real-time.
10 tips for creating successful story maps
Transforming complex data into compelling, visually stunning information is easy with story maps. Follow these 10 tips to tell stories through visualisation and interaction.
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 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.
When near enough is not good enough in risk assessment
When will another flood hit Australia? Which properties will summer’s cyclones strike? How much damage will the next major bushfire cause? These are just some of the risk assessment questions insurance companies are asking of their data.
5 questions to ask your Big Data analyst
Asking geographic questions is something we as humans do all the time. It's a capability that has served us well since the early days, when knowing where a sabre-tooth tiger's lair was in relation to your cave proved very valuable.
How Big Data analytics can inform your smart transport strategy
With Australia’s population set to soar to 30 million by 2031, the pressure on authorities and commercial enterprises to deliver intelligent transport systems has never been greater.
The new tool giving retailers a competitive advantage
With the Internet of Things made up of an estimated 16 billion wirelessly connected devices around the world, the challenge for retailers now is to extract value from this mass of continuous streaming data.
Why it’s time you invested in Big Data analytics tools
Location-based analytics has changed the fortunes of many of the world’s data rich, information poor retailers – connecting data to the real-world and using geographic context to deliver actionable business insights.