Briefly Noted

Esri Developer Tools Now in IBM’s Bluemix

In an expansion of Esri’s three-decade partnership with IBM, Esri developer tools, geoservices, and data are now available in Bluemix, the IBM cloud environment. With access to the ArcGIS platform in IBM’s cloud infrastructure, as well as in other cloud environments supported by Esri, developers can benefit from a new level of content, functionality, and scalability.

New Image Platform Bundles

Esri introduced four new image platform bundles in ArcGIS 10.5 that enable users to process imagery in a fraction of the time it takes most desktop or enterprise image processing technologies. Learn more about the Image Analysis, Image Management, Image Analytics, and Ortho Mapping bundles here.

Esri No. 11 on Forbes‘ Best Midsize Employers List

Forbes magazine ranked Esri as number 11 on its list of America’s best midsize employers. This is the second consecutive year in which Forbes has honored Esri, a company the magazine recognizes for being both a great place to work and a strong business partner.

National Geographic Includes Dangermond on Board

The National Geographic Society elected Esri president Jack Dangermond to its board of trustees. Read about how National Geographic is ramping up its efforts to get the next generation excited about geography.