Friday morning has kicked off with some great presentations showcasing the integration of GIS with core business systems.
First up this morning was Levi Roberts from the NSW Rural Fire Service, who detailed how the Service uses GIS for incident control and bushfire risk management. Levi spoke about the numerous web GIS applications they have implemented, and how they have been integrated with the Service’s business systems and processes. It’s exciting to know that GIS is playing such an important role in the crucial role of bushfire management.
As location intelligence professionals in the modern world who are surrounded by lots of technology to help us do our jobs, it’s very easy to overlook the pioneering scientific work that was undertaken centuries ago and that underpins our modern GIS knowledge.
My name is Simon Hill and I’m the Business Development Manager for Defence at Esri Australia. On a recent trip through South America, I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to see for myself where some of this foundational work was done. Continue reading →
We’ve spent the past couple of days at the spatial@gov conference in Canberra, and while overall it’s been a fantastic conference, we had a particularly exciting start to Day 2, with a very special VIP visit to our stand!