ArcGIS

Government of Yukon Wins 2016 Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award

SAN DIEGO, Esri User Conference—June 29, 2016—Esri Canada congratulates the Government of Yukon for receiving the 2016 Esri Special Achievement…

Esri Technical Associate Certification: how I passed the test

A few months ago, I decided to obtain the Esri Associate certification for ArcGIS Desktop and wrote about my reasoning here. …

Thinking About Geomatics: How to Find the Right Device for Data Collection

Finding the right device for data collection I was at CNAM recently and a number of discussions reminded me of…

GIS Certification: Options and Discussion

There are many GIS and geomatics certification options available to Canadians.  They have been discussed in detail in previous articles. …

Canadian Municipalities Unlock Their Data with Esri’s ArcGIS Open Data

TORONTO—April 25, 2016—Esri Canada today announced that more than 20 Canadian municipalities have adopted ArcGIS Open Data.  Esri’s cloud-based geographic…

GIS Certification: Esri Certification

Many GIS Certification options exist for Canadian geomatics professionals, including software-specific certifications. One popular software certification is the Technical Certification…

Putting Map Making Back Into the Hands of the Community

On April 7th, I attended the community mapping showcase at the NSCC Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS). This project is…

Part 2: Preparing for the Esri Desktop Associate Exam

Last month in Part 1 of my series I shared my reasoning on why I wanted to try for the…

Paul Barker: What is Web GIS? Exploring the ‘new’ GIS

GIS has always been an integral part of forward thinking organizations. However, it has long struggled to break out of…

Esri Canada Named Gold Standard Winner among Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Esri Canada, the country’s leading enterprise geographic information system (GIS) solutions provider, has been named a Gold Standard winner among…

A Shared Vision

Every year, a small team of Esri staff come to COGS to recruit new talent. As part of the interview…

Esri Technical Certification: Why am I going to take it?

A couple weeks ago, I decided that I wanted to take one of the Esri Technical Certification Exams to improve…