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Jun 25, 2014, 12:37 ET What Do Maps Reveal in the Fight to Eradicate Polio?

Dr. Bruce Aylward from the World Health Organization (WHO) and Dr. Vincent Seaman from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will share their stories...


May 27, 2014, 12:51 ET Esri Pledges $1B in Cloud-Based STEM Software to White House ConnectED Initiative

Responding to President Barack Obama's call to help strengthen STEM education through the ConnectED Initiative, Esri president Jack Dangermond...


May 22, 2014, 05:08 ET Mapping Innovation Takes Center Stage at the Esri UC

Geoenthusiasts from all over the world are preparing for the largest mapping and location event of the year, Esri User Conference (Esri UC), July...


Mar 19, 2014, 11:02 ET Esri Supports White House Climate Data Initiative

In response to the White House Climate Data Initiative, Esri is launching a comprehensive effort to help communities work smarter and more...


Mar 10, 2014, 08:00 ET Esri Announces Climate Resilience App Challenge 2014

Esri, the world leader in mapping technology, unveiled The Esri Climate Resilience App Challenge 2014, calling all developers to create an app using...


Feb 20, 2014, 12:28 ET Global Forest Watch Maps Now Available on ArcGIS Online

Data from Global Forest Watch, an online forest monitoring and alert system is now available on Esri's ArcGIS Online GIS cloud service. By using a...


Jan 07, 2014, 02:45 ET Esri's Location Platform Brings the Power of Place to Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Esri today announced the release of an enhanced Esri Maps for Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The software adds new analytical perspectives for retailers...


Aug 08, 2013, 02:32 ET Esri European Wind User Group Finds New Uses for GIS

European wind energy professionals gathered in Dublin, Ireland, recently to discuss innovative ways to meet renewable-energy demands using the Esri...


Aug 02, 2013, 04:53 ET Esri Launches New Flexible Developer Subscriptions for ArcGIS Online

Esri announced today that it is providing a free developer subscription for its web, mobile, and online tools and services. This new plan includes...


Jul 30, 2013, 03:14 ET ArcGIS 10.2 Delivers Transformational Capabilities

Esri released the new version of ArcGIS today, marking a major milestone in the history of the Esri platform. With ArcGIS 10.2, Esri has taken...


Jul 15, 2013, 02:54 ET Esri and Institute of Fire Engineers Partner to Improve Fire Prevention Planning

Esri and the Institute of Fire Engineers—USA (IFE)-hosted Vision 20/20 project have partnered to improve fire prevention planning through the use of...


Jul 11, 2013, 02:31 ET Organizations Worldwide Recognized for Exceptional Geospatial Applications at Esri UC

Esri recognized more than 170 organizations during the Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Awards ceremony yesterday at the Esri International User...


Jul 08, 2013, 07:24 ET Urban Observatory Turns Spotlight on Understanding at 2013 Esri International User Conference

Attendees of the Esri International User Conference (Esri UC) will receive the world's first look at the Urban Observatory—a live museum with a data...


Jul 08, 2013, 05:45 ET SpatiaLABS Now Available Free to Esri Educational Site Licensees

Esri Press and Esri's education solutions team announced today that SpatiaLABS, the popular computer-based series of lab activities, is now available ...


Jul 08, 2013, 05:29 ET Free Esri Bookstore App Now Available

Esri announces the availability of its Esri Bookstore app, providing easy access to a variety of geographic information system (GIS) publications...


Jul 08, 2013, 04:14 ET Esri and MapmyIndia Announce Strategic Business Alliance

Esri, the premier developer of geographic information system (GIS) software, announces a strategic alliance with MapmyIndia, India's leading creator...


Jul 08, 2013, 03:37 ET Direct Relief Receives President's Award for Outstanding Use of GIS

Direct Relief, a leading humanitarian medical aid organization, was honored with the Esri President's Award for outstanding geographic information...


Jul 02, 2013, 02:59 ET The Atlantic National Correspondent James Fallows Joins Esri UC as Featured Speaker

James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic, will join the Esri International User Conference (Esri UC) in San Diego, California, on July...


Jun 27, 2013, 03:54 ET Esri Joins Global In-Location Alliance

Esri announced that it has joined the worldwide In-Location Alliance. Esri joins a growing number of companies that have come together to drive...


Jun 26, 2013, 06:04 ET Amazon's Brian Matsubara to Keynote Survey Summit

Brian Matsubara, head of Global Technology Alliances at Amazon Web Services, will keynote the Survey Summit July 6–9 in San Diego, California. The...


Jun 25, 2013, 02:27 ET Esri National Security Summit Features Technology, Speakers, and Networking for Meeting Mission Demands

The Esri National Security Summit, formerly called the Esri Homeland Security Summit, will provide attendees with outstanding speakers, technology...


Jun 24, 2013, 06:00 ET Adviser to Prime Minister of India to Speak at Esri International User Conference

Sam Pitroda, Adviser to Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh for Public Information Infrastructure and Innovation, will highlight India's...


Jun 18, 2013, 02:16 ET Esri's World Topographic Map Populated with New Layers from Farsi GeoTech

Farsi GeoTech, the oldest and biggest map provider in Saudi Arabia, has contributed feature data to the World Topographic Map through Esri's...


Jun 17, 2013, 02:34 ET Esri Press Announces Enabling Comprehensive Situational Awareness

Enabling Comprehensive Situational Awareness, the latest book from Esri Press, describes the benefits of integrating a geographic information system...


Jun 10, 2013, 04:50 ET Cisco Talks Successful Supply Chain at the Esri Business Summit

Esri announces that Warner De Gooijer, a strategic analyst with Cisco Systems, Inc., will be a featured plenary speaker at the Esri Business Summit...