March 13, 2020, 6am PDT
The planning profession can contribute to the worldwide fight to control the spread of COVID-19. GIS technology, for instance, allows real-time monitoring of the pandemic.
April 8, 2019, 11am PDT
A wealth of pre-authored policy maps lets users access data to explore public policy issues.
September 10, 2018, 7am PDT
Park planner Clement Lau discusses five (plus one in Los Angeles) key data sources for parks and recreation planning.
December 30, 2017, 1pm PST
The Nature Conservancy's largest ever gift will preserve 24,000 acres of highly prized land in California. Jack and Laura Dangermond (cofounders of Esri) made the donation.
July 14, 2017, 6am PDT
Open data that no one knows how to use is hardly open at all. A new platform from Esri aims to improve the situation.
October 5, 2015, 9am PDT
Esri offers insights into five new ways to analyze the success of transit service in cities of all kinds.
January 14, 2015, 9am PST
A new web-based tool by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Esri allows users to "explore the ecological tapestry of the world."
October 10, 2014, 1pm PDT
Esri offers a new product called Tapestry Segmentation, which overlays geography with U.S. Census and marketing data.
August 12, 2014, 9am PDT
Philadelphia's Community Life Improvement Program is using Esri's Collector mobile app to empower their data collection in management. Prior to Collector, the anti-graffiti effort was driven by Excel.
July 11, 2014, 6am PDT
A new tool, released in partnership with the U.S. Geological Survey and Esri, provides easy access to historical maps from all over the country, featuring a timeline to easily select maps from different eras.
April 5, 2014, 5am PDT
An interactive map featuring a combination of ESRI's Story Maps, Yelp, and TripAdvisor posts shows ten popular subway systems as rated by transit riders.
September 13, 2013, 12pm PDT
ESRI's CityEngine software enables 3D modeling of urban environments. The forthcoming version of the software will enable developers to use the 3D city modeling technology in their own software.
July 12, 2013, 9am PDT
The creator of the TED conference has teamed up with Esri to develop an innovative interactive exhibit and online mapping tool to compare 16 global cities along 16 data points, including: population density, open space, and traffic.
January 27, 2013, 11am PST
The subject of a recent summit hosted by software maker Esri, Larry Greenemeier explains the application of Geodesign to help predict and manage the increasingly complex intersection of design, land use, ecology, and climate change.
October 16, 2012, 10am PDT
A joint project by technology company Esri and the city of San Francisco shows the promising confluence of open data and innovative visualization techniques.
May 24, 2012, 2pm PDT
Ever wonder what effect the pollution you're exposed to in your neighborhood on a daily basis is having on your family's long-term health? The emerging field of geo-medecine is providing answers, reports Christine MacDonald.
August 8, 2005, 3pm PDT
So if both Microsoft and ESRI are concerned about the Google's move into mapping with the impressive Google Earth, then perhaps a Microsoft-ESRI combination would be the way to fight back. Wow. That's a big rumor.