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A Big Data App to Help You Travel Safer

Let's face it: the world is a dangerous place. From terrorist attacks and earthquakes to outbreaks of hemorrhagic fever and pickpockets, there are a thousand ways for an American to stumble into trouble when travelling a Read more…

5 Ways Big Geospatial Data Is Driving Analytics In the Real World

Amid the flood of data we collect and contend with on a daily basis, geospatial data occupies a unique place. Thanks to the networks of GPS satellites and cell towers and the emerging Internet of Things, we're able to tr Read more…

How Data Analytics Shaped Election Day 2014

Today is Election Day, when political scientists finally get to see the manifestations of their careful calculations. But increasingly, elections are being influenced by data scientists who are experts at wielding big da Read more…

Hunting Down Ebola with Big Data

Big data analytics firms are stepping forward to help African nations combat the massive Ebola outbreak that has claimed thousands of lives. Much of the focus is currently focused on leveraging data collected from cell p Read more…

For Esri, Analytics All About Location, Location, Location

Certain analytic tools excel at manipulating with certain types of data. When it comes to data with a geographic bent, there may be no more influential vendor than Esri, a Southern California company that has quietly gob Read more…

News In Brief

Esri Adds an Unstructured Location Data Capability

Spatial analytics specialist Esri continues to expand its mapping platform with the acquisition of ClearTerra, a developer of geospatial and other intelligence tools focused on unstructured data. Esri, Redlands, Calif Read more…

Geospatial Data Moves to SAP HANA

SAP is adding geospatial data to its growing list of database offerings as it launches a partnership with spatial analytics specialist Esri to adopt SAP's in-memory data and application development platform. The partn Read more…

This Just In

Esri and Facebook Collaborate to Release New OpenStreetMap-Ready Datasets

Jul 14, 2020 |

REDLANDS, Calif., July 14, 2020—Esri announced a partnership with Facebook to release new OpenStreetMap (OSM)-ready datasets for use in building the map. Esri’s ArcGIS Hub, already a valuable source of geodata, and ArcGIS Online now include these datasets from the Esri user community that are OSM tagged, compatibility licensed, and ready for use. Read more…

Virtual Esri User Conference to Explore How GIS Interconnects the World

Jul 7, 2020 |

REDLANDS, Calif., July 7, 2020 — Esri announced that the 40th annual Esri User Conference will be the largest virtual gathering of GIS professionals. Normally held in San Diego, California, the conference will be presented in a completely virtual format and take place July 13–16, 2020. Read more…

Saudi Arabia Launches COVID-19 Dashboard Using Esri Technology

Jun 19, 2020 |

REDLANDS, Calif., June 19, 2020 — Esri announced the launch of the first coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) dashboard commissioned by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Created in cooperation with Esri Saudi Arabia and the country’s Ministry of Health (MoH), the dashboard is now the official source of data for tracking COVID-19 cases throughout the kingdom. Read more…

Esri Donates Free Software to GEO BON Grant Recipients

Jun 1, 2020 |

REDLANDS, Calif., June 1, 2020—Esri announced that it will be making its software available to recipients of EBVs on the Cloud, a grant program from Microsoft and the Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network (GEO BON). Read more…

Esri Provides Free Mapping Software for Women in GIS

May 19, 2020 |

REDLANDS, Calif., May 19, 2020—Esri announced that it will be making its software available to Women in GIS (WiGIS). The company is offering WiGIS members a free, one-year, home-use subscription to ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Pro. Read more…

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