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Weekliii Round-Up: News on IBM for Natural Resources and the Impact of GPS on Calgary

Wind down your week and welcome in the new month with a quick read at the news and posts we have shared throughout this week. Filled to the brim with upcoming events, conferences for the Oil and Gas professional, and nice-to-know #DailyBrainCandiii posts...Read up on the latest #WeekliiiRoundUp below!

Integrated Informatics Inc monthly email newsletter for May 2018 on Geographic Information System GIS technology and applications.

It is that time of year - when summer conferences begin kicking off in the Geographic Information System (GIS) and Natural Resources communities. We are just excited as you are! Check out our latest newsletter to learn more about several talks happening in Houston, Texas over the next few weeks here.

Many industries are beginning to embrace their data. Not just the data they have that tells them where their assets lie, but those pieces of information that come from the in-betweens - that are gathered from sensors, employees, and much more. With as much data as these businesses harness, it is not uncommon to be unsure exactly how to use it to their best ability. How do we make the most of the data we have? What technologies and advancements in software can be incorporate to help shine new light on this information? It looks as if IBM, one of the biggest players in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) field, is stepping into the ring - looking to apply their technology to work toward improvements in sustainability and operational efficiency in the Oil and Gas industry.

Just like any other technology, the hardware and software that makes up the Geographic Information System (GIS) industry has seen a drastic evolution over the years. From requiring equipment topping nearly a ton to hardware the size of a thumbnail, it is a story with which many are familiar. What is almost more intriguing than this history itself is how industries and companies alike have changed over time to better adapt to the new landscape. One such story comes to us from Calgary, Alberta - showing how GPS and the Oil and Gas business helped to put the city on the map.

Are you the slightest bit curious about what happened at this year's Esri Developer Summit? How about what the latest updates and enhancements are for ArcGIS, Esri Business Analyst, and the ArcGIS Marketplace? Take a peek at the April edition of the Esri Business Community webinar - now up on the company's YouTube channel.


#DailyBrainCandiii and #WeekliiiRoundUp are inspired by brain candiii, a division of Integrated Informatics that develops Geographic Information System (GIS) training for Energy and Natural Resources professionals.


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