Wayne Lee Archer
Solutions Architect, Professional Services
Esri Australia, Canberra
Developer, cybersecurity specialist, and all-round GIS zealot, Wayne Lee Archer has been an indelible feature of the global geospatial landscape for more than 25 years.
Highly regarded by the most senior levels within Esri, Wayne’s role at Esri Australia has seen him tasked with putting the latest technology trends and ArcGIS releases through their paces. He’s been hands-on and elbows-deep with the launch of Web GIS and Esri’s ground-breaking Utility Network Model and driven much of the company’s recent investigations into blockchain, machine learning, AI and Kubernetes.
A brilliant and inventive spatial thinker, Wayne’s involvement in some of the most progressive GIS projects ever undertaken has afforded him an unmatched perspective of the possibilities of spatial technology. Host of the popular GIS Directions Podcast series, Wayne can often be found sharing his unique perspective with a listening audience in excess of 8000 spatial and technology professionals.
Join the team as they navigate the ever-changing threats, risks and regulations of today's cybersecurity landscape, sharing their go-to resources for safeguarding security in ArcGIS.
Whether you're an expert developer or app building beginner, discover how you can create bespoke, branded apps for any project with must-use tools in ArcGIS.
Cartography connoisseur John Nelson returns, this time to help Wayne and Ta navigate his comprehensive collection of 1-minute map hacks for ArcGIS Pro.
Wayne, Josh and Ta discuss Esri's growing collection of pre-trained packages for deep learning - from building footprint detection to point cloud classification and everything in between.
A new version of Map Viewer has launched to the world... and while the old 'classic' is still available, the new kid on the block is loaded with clever capabilities that will take your web maps to the next level.
From reality capture and ArcGIS Maps SDK for Unreal Engine to ArcGIS Image and Instant Apps - Wayne, Ta and Josh share their greatest hits from this year's Esri UC.
Join Wayne and Rylea as they explore applications of this unique, publicly available dataset with Laura Phoebus, an Earth Scientist and Geospatial Analyst contracted to NASA's Johnson Space Center.
It's long been believed that Python is solely the domain of developers. But as Wayne, Josh and Ta reveal, regardless of whether you're a humble GIS user or an old hand at hacking, there's a wealth of resources available for anyone looking to take their coding skills to the next level.
Data cleaning is estimated to consume more than 80% of a GIS analyst's day. Take the time back to focus on the analysis you love, with Wayne, Josh and Ta's top tips for constructing, formatting and integrating raw GIS data - in record time.
For diehard desktop users, the debate about when to migrate from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro is heating up. In this episode, Wayne, Josh and Ta dive in and dispel common myths about making the move and give their top reasons to fast-track the transition.
The deployment of ArcGIS on Kubernetes may get IT architects excited, but why should it matter to end-users of GIS? Ta is back on board to help you navigate this wonderful world of cloud-native computing and containerisation.
NASA's Jeremy Kirkendall is back with top tips for incorporating SAR data into your projects and analysis. Join Wayne and Rylea as they crack open NASA's ArcGIS toolbox and help you take the first step to measuring changes in landscape with millimetre vertical accuracy.
Wayne and Josh look at Australia's vaccine distribution through a spatial lens with the help of Esri UK's healthcare specialist Jonny King. Jonny shares the top lessons learned from the UK and provides practical tips for how Australians can use GIS to tackle the challenge ahead.
Attention spans are measured in milliseconds - so make sure your maps and apps meet the need for speed with Wayne, Josh and Rylea's best practice tips.
Earth observations are a veritable treasure trove for ArcGIS users - so dig into the data gold mine with Wayne, Rylea and Senior GIS Administrator for NASA's Disaster Program, Jeremy Kirkendall. You'll learn how to tap into a free stream of near real-time, observational data on thermal hotspots, bushfires, cyclones, flooding, landslides and more.
From kicking off with an agile approach, to saving time with pre-trained AI models - these are the need-to-know tips from a Machine Learning master.
Navigate the world of Web GIS with the latest two-minute tips from Wayne, Josh and Rylea. Uncover little-known ways to serve up snappy map layers, effortlessly craft modern web interfaces and jumpstart your work with ready-to-use industry solutions.
Join Wayne Lee-Archer and Rylea McGlusky as they explore the idea of 'rebranding GIS' with Esri's Community Evangelist Adam Carnow. Carnow presents a fresh and entertaining perspective that will leave you thinking.
Join Wayne, Josh and Esri's Global Director of Artificial Intelligence Omar Maher as they discuss the fundamentals of how to incorporate ML into your everyday GIS.
Join Wayne, Josh and Rylea as they share their latest tips for getting the most out of ArcGIS Desktop. Learn how to speed up slow systems, set up smart automated workflows and discover new extensions that will make your software fire on all cylinders.
How can you navigate the complex terrain of open standards, open data and open development? Join Ta, Josh and special guest Yvette Bevis as they explore how to get your tech systems talking.
Wayne, Josh and Rylea explore their top tech takeaways including voxels, kubernetes and Esri's schmick new Map Viewer.
Ta, Wayne and Esri's John Nelson discuss how map projections underpin cartographic truth-telling and discover novel ways to display data with the Equal Earth and the Spilhaus projections.
Go behind the scenes of the map style inspired by Jason Bourne. Ta and Wayne explore "Firefly" or "glow-map" cartography with creator John Nelson, who shares his insider tips for creating maps with style.
Maps can be vital information sources for millions. So what happens when the map is misleading? In this episode, Ta, Wayne and Josh give you the lowdown on common #cartofails and map misfires.
Ta, Wayne and Josh explore the question of whether GPS still cuts it as a source for proving location - or if Blockchain and IoT have permanently shifted the goal posts. Discover what's fact and what's myth in the world of Blockchain.