Principal Enterprise Architect
Esri Australia, Sydney
Josh is an industry-veteran, having witnessed the transformational role GIS plays in a myriad of sectors over his long career working with location intelligence technology. Driven by the extraordinary capabilities of GIS, Josh spends his time understanding the human and technical obstacles clients may face along their transformational journeys and working closely with them to break down these barriers - tailoring a GIS platform to their individual needs.
Josh brings hands-on experience specialising in GIS enterprise architecture with Esri web and developer technologies to support organisations, networks and platforms better connect to improve business outcomes.
Working across the progression from GIS as a domain through to modern Web GIS, Josh has built a reputation as one of the country's leading GIS consultants - and a highly-regarded authority in best-practice methods for GIS deployment.
Josh shares his expertise as a regular host on Australia's premier spatial industry podcast, GIS Directions.
GIS guru Simon Jackson joins Ta and Josh to explore the art of sharing intuitive, targeted mapping products with the web GIS world.
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.
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.
Presenter: Josh Venman
Take a tour of the new ArcGIS Enterprise 10.9 capabilities and features - including the first release of ArcGIS Enterprise on Kubernetes.
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.
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.
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, 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.
Is the rise of the machines coming? Join Wayne and Josh as they meet OZ Minerals' Exploration Futurist Andrew McCulloch to unearth how GIS can support innovation. Andrew dishes out some big ideas on what's next for GIS.
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.
Learn how you can dramatically increase the adoption of GIS apps and maps. Ta, Josh and UX Manager Shannon Stavrou explore why UX design is more than just a lick of paint.
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.
Presenters: Josh Venman & Emily McLean
Find out how your GIS team can thrive during these challenging times and learn how to prepare your organisation's GIS to respond to future event like this with minimal disruption.
Presenter: Josh Venman
ArcGIS Enterprise 10.8 is now available with updates and enhancements throughout the product - from administration to data, maps, and apps. Find out more about the latest features and capabilities.
Presenters: Josh Venman and Houtan Emad, Esri Australia
See first-hand how location data reveals hidden patterns, improves predictive modelling and creates a competitive edge.
Presenters: Ta Taneka & Josh Venman, Esri Australia
A showcase of ArcGIS deep learning capabilities and how they help speed up emergency response in the aftermath of a disaster.
Presenter: Josh Venman
Explore the latest updates to ArcGIS 10.5, including ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Pro and Insights for ArcGIS, and understand how they can simplify the implementation of Web GIS in any organisation — including yours.
Presenter: Josh Venman
Discover how to connect your ArcGIS Enterprise portal to an ArcGIS Online organisation to automatically sync data, maps and apps across two deployments of the ArcGIS platform.