Chris Andrews

Chris Andrews is an experienced product management and technology leader who thrives on solving problems, establishing high performance teams, and connecting people and businesses in positive collaborations. He currently is the senior product manager for 3D across the ArcGIS platform at Esri, based in Southern California. Andrews has focused on strategic innovation, defining and driving to production new products at top tier software companies. He strives to positively impact millions of GIS users through better experience and by connecting data and technology to solve problems. Andrews is a 3D evangelist who has numerous speaking and writing credits to his name. He is active on social media and provides mentoring on 3D, product management, and technical career growth.

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5 Myths and 5 Realities of BIM-GIS Integration

Technology advancement is changing the opportunity for BIM-GIS integration from replacing paper processes to full digitalization.

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3D things to look for at the 2018 User Conference

Take a look at some of the highlights for 3D at the 2018 Esri International User Conference!

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Graphic Complexity Index: A descriptor for 3D models in GIS

In the last several years, Esri has put significant development into helping users consume, create, explore, analyze, and share 3D GIS da...

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3D at Esri: 2016 in Review

In 2015, the team at Esri started to roll out 3D capability across the ArcGIS platform. That effort laid the groundwork for an incredible...

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Scene Layers and the I3S specification at work across the ArcGIS Platform

New capabilities for cross-platform 3D data distribution and visualization Authors: Chris Andrews, Pascal Müller, Johannes Schmid, Tamra...

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An ArcGIS Earth overview at version 1.2

Now that the 2016 UC is over and we've got a little more breathing room, we wanted to respond to some of the feedback that we got asking ...

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ArcGIS Earth 1.2 adds capability to view huge meshes, import terrain, and export KML

We are excited to announce that ArcGIS Earth 1.2 is now available for download. ArcGIS Earth 1.2 adds new capabilities including: View...

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(Updated) 3D Content in ArcGIS Earth (part deux)

This post was originally published as a blog around the ArcGIS Earth 1.0 Beta release.  All of the services that were published then, co...

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View KML Timesliders and more OGC data in ArcGIS Earth 1.1

Our intent with the initial ArcGIS Earth 1.0 release was to demonstrate and validate that we could produce a lightweight, easy-to-use exp...

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