Esri and Smart Dubai Sign Enterprise Agreement

Smart Dubai, the government agency leading Dubai's smart city transformation, has signed an enterprise agreement (EA)with Esri  providing ArcGIS technology to 44 entities across the government. The EA will be used by Smart Dubai for its smart city platform, called Dubai Pulse, to integrate and map data for better decision-making. The shift toward smart technologies in recording and processing data is the foundation for success in the era of big data. Dubai Pulse will use Esri's geographic information system (GIS) technology—clubbed with data accumulated by the Dubai Data Establishment—to offer smart and secure services and tools including dashboards, mobile apps,... (read more)
2017-08-09 09:09:14

Cadcorp Announces Enterprise GIS Software Licensing Model

GIS and web mapping software developer, Cadcorp, has made a significant change to the way in which organisations can licence its desktop software. Customers worldwide can now benefit from an Enterprise Licence Agreement (ELA). The ELA provides a cost-effective option for small, medium and large enterprises to licence Cadcorp SIS Map Modeller desktop software. The ELA is available as an annual subscription and includes full support and upgrade entitlement. Cadcorp managing director, Martin McGarry, said “We are pleased to roll out this licence model to all business sectors worldwide. The new ELA provides customers with a cost-effective and flexible way... (read more)
2017-01-14 05:01:47

Alliander Receives Esri Netherlands Enterprise GIS Award

During the Esri GIS Conferentie in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Walter van Boven, IT manager of utility company Alliander has received the 2017 Enterprise GIS Award for its implementation of geospatial information systems throughout The Netherlands. The two-day event on 20 and 21 September 2017 was packed with information, presentations by a wide range of organisations, case studies and workshops on various subjects. On 21 September, general manager Jurgen ten Siethof made a recap of the first day using the report that was created as an artwork. He was followed on stage by Global Business Development manager Frits van der Schaaf... (read more)
2017-09-26 10:00:06

Hexagon Adds M.App Enterprise and M.App X to Education Programme

Hexagon’s Geospatial Division has made its M.App Enterprise and M.App X solutions available through its global Education Programme. This addition will offer students a chance to experience enhanced geospatial app building and deployment, giving them a technical edge in a competitive job market. “As the geospatial industry progresses into enterprise cloud-based applications, we need to equip universities with the proper tools to prepare students for the future,” said Mike Lane, Global Education Manager for Hexagon’s Geospatial division. “M.App Enterprise and M.App X allow universities to take advantage of Hexagon’s enterprise technology to teach students how to use geospatial data to solve... (read more)
2019-06-24 10:00:16

Boundless Server Enterprise Now Available as Managed Cloud Service

Boundless, a leader in open and scalable GIS, has announced that Boundless Server Enterprise is now available as a managed cloud service using the most advanced IT infrastructure available. With this release, customers are able to take full advantage of the geospatial technology of Boundless Server Enterprise to support business challenges. “Managing enterprises to meet current and future needs is challenging. Adapting to changing demands for performance means constant configuration, scaling, and maintenance of server architectures. Not every organisation can do this alone,” said Anthony Calamito, Chief Geospatial Officer at Boundless. "Leveraging Boundless Server Enterprise as a managed service means you get... (read more)
2018-06-08 02:08:26

Deciding Between FOSSGIS and Proprietary Software in the Enterprise

FOSSGIS (Free and Open Source Geographic Information Systems) is an umbrella term for Open Source GIS projects. In the following article, Tim Sutton (QGIS project chair and director at Kartoza Pty Ltd.), explains how and why FOSSGIS makes its way into an enterprise environment. Is FOSSGIS ready for the enterprise environment or is proprietary software better? Let's start with the hypothesis that, as a GIS professional, you wish to ‘tool up’ with the optimal set of software and hardware needed to carry out your duties. Having good instrumentation to measure what is the ‘best’ software is thus critical. In my... (read more)
2018-02-05 11:33:54

DJI and Microsoft Partner to Bring Drone Technology to Enterprise

DJI, a world leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, and Microsoft have announced a strategic partnership to bring advanced AI and machine learning capabilities to DJI drones, helping businesses harness the power of commercial drone technology and edge cloud computing. Through this partnership, DJI is releasing a software development kit (SDK) for Windows that extends the power of commercial drone technology to the largest enterprise developer community in the world. Using applications written for Windows 10 PCs, DJI drones can be customised and controlled for a wide variety of industrial uses, with full flight control and real-time data... (read more)
2018-05-09 10:51:44

Lighting up the Enterprise - Esri User Conference 2016

May saw Esri UK’s biggest yet user conference. Held in the QEII conference centre in Westminster, the event attracted over 3,000 preregistrations drawn by the opportunity to attend a choice of 60 individual sessions spread over seven tracks from keynote presentations, special interest groups and workshops. Launching the event under the banner “Lighting up the Enterprise”, Esri UK MD Stuart Bonthrone spoke on change driven by the technology of GIS. Robust websites, rich libraries of content are all helping to personalise information for users. We are seeing the consumerisation of IT. The challenge, said Bonthrone, is to spatially enable the... (read more)
2016-12-23 12:37:40

Topcon Announces MAGNET Enterprise with Autodesk BIM 360 Integration

Topcon Positioning Group has announced the MAGNET Enterprise software system has been updated to expand integration with Autodesk solutions through a new Autodesk BIM 360 cloud connection. The integration with BIM 360 is designed to allow MAGNET Enterprise operators to manage 2D plans, 3D models, and any other project documents in the BIM 360 or Autodesk A360 Drive environments. The software is designed to streamline document management bi-directionally between the field and office and provide a dedicated location for sharing and saving the most updated project files. “The BIM 360 integration allows construction teams to perform field layout from building... (read more)
2018-04-24 02:07:52

Airware and senseFly Sign Global Partnership Agreement

Airware, which provides end-to-end solutions that turn aerial data into actionable business intelligence for enterprises, has signed a global distribution agreement with senseFly, the world’s leading producer of fixed-wing mapping drones, to bring the survey-grade eBee Plus to its enterprise customers. Airware’s end-to-end solutions for mining, quarrying, and construction sites harness drone technology to capture aerial data and translate it into measurable business impact for Fortune 500 companies around the world. As a result of this commercial partnership, the most globally utilized, commercial-grade, large-area mapping drone is now offered as part of Airware’s enterprise offering, which includes cloud-based data processing, analytics, and reporting, as well... (read more)
2017-05-02 12:04:28
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