Briefly Noted

Esri Launches Africa GeoPortal

Organizations and citizens throughout Africa—from the African Union and national governments to nongovernmental organizations, businesses, and educators—now have access to the Africa GeoPortal, a comprehensive cloud-based platform that provides users with ArcGIS Online and geographic data and imagery related to the continent. This complimentary software-as-a-service technology is offered to all who are addressing the most urgent needs in Africa, including economic development, climate adaptation, conservation, and health care.

Sentinel-2 Image Services Available at No Extra Cost

Users who want to better understand catastrophic events and natural disasters can now access Sentinel-2 image services via their ArcGIS Online subscriptions. Esri makes it easy to employ this multispectral imagery by extracting it with ArcGIS Image Server and publishing an image service through ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World, hosted on Amazon Web Services. Find out how to harness the power of Sentinel-2 imagery, part of Copernicus, the world’s largest single earth observation program.

Forbes Names Esri a Leading US Employer

For the third consecutive year, Forbes has named Esri to the America’s Best Midsize Employers list. The magazine cited work-life balance, outstanding benefits, collaboration with colleagues around the world, and the opportunity to make a difference as some of the primary reasons employees enjoy working at Esri.