Technology Adoption Lead
Esri Australia, Brisbane
Zimbabwean born Tariro (Ta) Taneka immigrated to Australia in 2005 to complete a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Urban and Environmental Planning. After working for a brief period as a project research officer for the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads, Ta transitioned to Esri Australia.
Today, after a decade with the company, Ta works as part of the organisation’s newly formed Client Success division, as their Senior Program Adoption Lead. A CompTIA CTT+ certified trainer, Ta is the designer of the trailblazing ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro Migration Program, leading a new breed of GIS adoption specialists.
As co-host of the hugely popular podcast series, GIS Directions and a regular feature on the event circuit, Ta is one of the most recognised and respected young professionals within the Australian spatial industry.
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.
Ta, Simon and Josh share their insider's guide to keeping pace with the latest trends in GIS - from following tech influencers for innovative hacks, to practical courses on product offerings.
Simon, Ta and Josh reveal how even non-GIS users can unlock spatial superpowers in the Microsoft suite, bringing rows and columns to life with dynamic visualisations.
Presenter: Tariro Taneka
Discover how to select the right licencing deployment method for your users.
GIS guru Simon Jackson joins Ta and Josh to explore the art of sharing intuitive, targeted mapping products with the web GIS world.
Presenters: Glen Shepherd & Tariro Taneka
Take a closer look at sharing capabilities in ArcGIS Pro and how to rapidly communicate insights generated from your data.
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.
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.
Presenter: Ta Taneka
Explore how to move existing work from ArcMap and hit the ground running with ArcGIS Pro.
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.
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: Ta Taneka & Yvette Bevis
With more than 60 user-requested enhancement and ArcMap equivalencies, ArcGIS Pro 2.5 delivers useful and interesting ways to help you get your work done. Explore some of the latest features and new functionalities included in this release.
Presenters: Tariro Taneka and Wayne Lee Archer
Discover how to leverage deep learning capabilities in the aftermath of a natural disaster to speed up response and recovery efforts.
Presenters: Kate Ramsey and Tariro Taneka, Esri Australia
Discover best practices and the core aspects of a GIS adoption and gain a deeper understanding of the process to help you start conversations within your organisation.
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: Tariro Taneka, Esri Australia
Learn how ArcGIS Hub enables users to quickly design sites that convey policy-driven, smart city initiatives, enabling community engagement through data sharing and collaboration.
Presenters: Tariro Taneka and Craig Carpenter, Esri Australia
Watch a demonstration of Esri’s mobility technology solutions in action to show how navigation, data capture and data sharing leads to greater visibility from the office to the field.
Presenter: Ta Taneka
Tour the new ArcGIS Pro interface and experience the new, project-based organisation while we show you the ropes of this must-have desktop app.
Presenter: Ta Taneka
An encore presentation straight from Ozri 2017, reviewing the full-featured ArcGIS Pro with everything it encompasses; from ArcMap to ArcScene, ArcCatalog to ArcGlobe and more.
Presenters: Laura Berman & Ta Taneka
If you’ve been following the Esri User Conference (UC), then you’ve seen the highlights, watched the plenary videos and read the news. What we are bringing you is our best UC picks and discussing their local applications.
Presenter: Ta Taneka
Revisit Ta Taneka's popular Ozri presentation that shows how quick and easy it is to create an ArcGIS Hub site to convey key smart city initiatives through open data sharing and collaboration.
Presenters: Brittany Dahl & Ta Taneka
Revisit this session to discover the expanded functionality enhancements in ArcGIS Pro 2.3 including a new start up experience, ModelBuilder updates and new conversion and editing tools.