New Esri Book Showcases the Power of Geospatial Collaboration to Manage and Solve Complex Problems

Working Beyond Borders Demonstrates How Governments, Businesses, Nonprofit Organizations, and Others Use GIS

REDLANDS, Calif.—February 13, 2024—Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, is announcing the release of Working Beyond Borders: GIS for Geospatial Collaboration. This important book provides organizations with the tools and knowledge they need to share information and work better together more effectively in today’s complex world. In an era where addressing critical issues such as climate change, sustainable development, racial equity, emergency management, conservation, and public health and safety requires seamless collaboration, Working Beyond Borders offers a comprehensive guide to how governments, industries, and others can use geographic information system (GIS) technology to interconnect people across jurisdictions and sectors and respond to critical issues like climate change,.

Working Beyond Borders is divided into four parts: governing collaboratively, using data and technology for decision-making, engaging communities, and building capacity. Each section offers real-life stories and suggests next steps readers can take to investigate, create, and use GIS to improve collaboration. Readers will also learn how organizations integrate GIS to improve efficiency, drive innovation, and empower everyday decision-making in communities around the world.

Working Beyond Borders: GIS for Geospatial Collaboration is available in print (ISBN: 9781589487628, 148 pages, US$23.99) and as an ebook (ISBN: 9781589487635, US$23.99). Both editions can be obtained from most online retailers worldwide. The print edition is also available for purchase at or by calling 1-800-447-9778. If outside the United States, go to for complete ordering options, or go to to contact your local Esri distributor. Interested retailers can contact Esri Press book distributor Ingram Publisher Services.


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Esri, the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, location intelligence, and mapping, helps customers unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business results. Founded in 1969 in Redlands, California, USA, Esri software is deployed in hundreds of thousands of organizations globally, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, nonprofit institutions, and universities. Esri has regional offices, international distributors, and partners providing local support in over 100 countries on six continents. With its pioneering commitment to geospatial technology and analytics, Esri engineers the most innovative solutions that leverage a geographic approach to solving some of the world’s most complex problems by placing them in the crucial context of location. Visit us at

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