Briefly Noted

Saint Louis University Partnership to Create Solutions for Security Issues

A new partnership between Esri and Saint Louis University (SLU) will advance geospatial research and innovation in the university’s Geospatial Institute (GeoSLU). The institute encourages students and staff from various fields to explore how GIS can provide insight into issues such as climate change, access to food and clean water, and economic stability. The partnership will also focus on creating national security solutions for critical customers like the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).

OSI Integrates Utility Network into Its Solution

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI), a leading supplier of automation solutions for electric, oil and gas, transportation, and water utilities, will now leverage the ArcGIS Utility Network data model in its platform. “We are very excited about our partnership with Esri, as it will enable us to provide the best technical solutions to our joint customers,” said OSI president and CEO Bahman Hoveida.

Property Assessors Gain More Access to GIS Capabilities

Under a new partnership with Esri, all new members of the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) have access to ArcGIS. This will give them the ability to visualize and share Esri’s property assessment data using modern, map-based technology. Check out the details of the program.

Esri Launches New Company in Myanmar

This new team will support a growing user community across government and in the nongovernmental organization (NGO) sector. See the full story for more details.