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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Enterprise GIS and the Smart Electric Grid

    Electric utilities face serious challenges. As normal demand continues to rise, the transportation sector looks to electricity to answer fuel concerns. The CEO of a major U.S. electric company predicts the impending electrification of the transportation industry. The authors are seeing more and more hybrid vehicles, and several major automakers...

    Provided By ESRI

  • Case Studies // May 2011

    Forest City Enterprises, Inc.: Successfully Matches Retailers With The Best Properties

    Forest City Enterprises, Inc., an $11.8 billion real estate company headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, operates under three strategic business units: commercial, residential, and land development. Much of Forest City Enterprises' success emanates from its strategy to diversify and capitalize on high-growth markets that have distinct competitive advantages. Forest City Enterprises...

    Provided By ESRI

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Vermont Electric Power Company: Mobile GIS Delivers Environmental And Efficiency Benefits For Transmission Utility

    The Vermont ELectric Power COmpany (VELCO) maintains 688 miles of high-voltage electric transmission lines and 12,000 acres of rights-of-way. To save time and money on vegetation management, VELCO crews needed to upgrade from handwritten sheets to interactive, digital maps. The staff also wanted field access to orthophotographs - geometrically corrected...

    Provided By ESRI

  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    Shalem Medical: ArcLogistics Helps Medical Supply Company Cut Its Delivery Window In Half

    Shalem Medical Supplies Inc. located in Sunnyvale, Houston, and Fort Worth, Texas, serves a multitude of patients, including those who receive hospice and home health care, as well as several medical facilities. Shalem needed to find a vehicle routing and scheduling solution that would help manage its daily deliveries. After...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Developing With ESRI: Business Analyst Server

    Business Analyst Server offers numerous options to programmatically access and leverage rich data and powerful analysis through the Business Analyst Server APIs. These include SOAP and REST services and Flex/Flash-based and Silver light-based Web APIs. These options include documentation for each task; complete code samples; and live sample viewers with...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    GIS in the Cloud

    The rise of cloud computing just might be the most important thing happening in information technology today. While not everything will move into the cloud, it's fair to say that nearly every organization will use this new approach in some way. Given this reality, cloud computing has the potential to...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Esri and Cloud Computing

    Not only does cloud computing consist of software as a service, data and other content can be hosted externally as well. However, this is not with-out risk. Security and privacy are top concerns when considering moving to the cloud. Founded in 2008, the non-profit Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) seeks to...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Market Regulation And Competition; Law In Conflict: A View From Ireland, Implications Of The Panda Judgment

    On 21 December 2009 the Irish High Court found that a regulatory proposal, the Variation, by the four Dublin local authorities, is a breach of national competition law. The Variation allows a single operator to collect household waste, irrespective of whether the operator is selected by competitive tender or the...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    LA Grinding Company: ArcLogistics Reduces Costs And Streamlines Delivery Routes

    Founded in 1903, LA Grinding Company sharpens and sells industrial knives used for printing and binding. A small decrease in revenue noted in some larger accounts convinced LA Grinding executives to review the company's operating efficiencies. After seeing a demonstration of ArcLogistics, LA Grinding quickly recognized that ESRI's software solution...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Highway Data Management in ArcGIS

    Esri is in the software development phase of creating a new highway data management solution. This paper presents a vision of how that solution will help highway departments more easily exchange information between users and systems, overcoming the challenges of maintaining and integrating both spatial and nonspatial data that is...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Apt Market Research: ESRI Business Analyst Onlinesm Improves Accuracy Of Real Estate Market Studies

    Apt Market Research of Costa Mesa, California, provides market analysis and consulting services for many types of apartment developments, specializing in affordable rental housing and age-restricted apartments for seniors. With apartment developments typically representing $25 million to $30 million investments, Apt Market Research knew that to present valid market studies...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Redlands Chamber Of Commerce: ESRI Business Analyst Online Helps Attract New Business To Redlands

    Redlands, California, known as the "Jewel of the Inland Empire," is situated almost halfway between Los Angeles and Palm Springs. Its diverse workforce and population makes this small town unique in the area. One of the Chamber's biggest challenges is recruiting new businesses to the area. It previously relied on...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    The Euro Through The Looking-Glass: Perceived Inflation Following The 2002 Currency Changeover

    Following the Euro changeover in January 2002, consumers across the Euro Area perceived a sharp rise in inflation, in contrast to official figures. Several theories have been advanced to explain this apparent economic illusion, but they struggle to account for its striking scale and persistence. The authors offer an alternative...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    ArcGIS Server and Virtualization

    Virtualization is becoming a standard IT practice. It is becoming increasingly popular among ArcGIS customers as well. Virtualization solutions are being broadly used in test, development, and production environments, providing tremendous benefits to ArcGIS Server deployments. ESRI uses virtualization technologies for the development, quality assurance, and certification processes of ArcGIS...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Performance and Throughput Tips for ArcGIS Server 9.3.1 Cached Map Services and the Apache HTTP Server

    Today, it is clear that the caching of static ArcGIS Server maps for use in Web applications provides the fastest and most optimal throughput for delivering maps over the Web and to the enterprise. However, there are ways to take this optimization and throughput a step further by adding load...

    Provided By ESRI

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    The International Civil Aviation Organization - Headquarters Montreal

    The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN). It serves as a global forum for member states to work together toward the safe, secure, and sustainable development of civil aviation. The Challenge: Visualizing aviation data, such as major air traffic flows, regional air...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Geographic Information Systems and Pandemic Influenza Planning and Response

    Around the world, public health organizations at all levels of government and the partners that support them are responding to pandemic influenza. Infectious disease experts predicted a pandemic, saying it was not a question of if but when. They were right. Drawing on recent experiences with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome...

    Provided By ESRI

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    New Mexico Gas Company: Rapid GIS Deployment And Training Within Budget

    New Mexico Gas Company provides natural gas service to more than 500,000 customers in New Mexico and maintains more than 10,000 miles of gas distribution and 1,600 miles of transmission pipelines. After the purchase of the natural gas utility, New Mexico Gas Company faced a significant hurdle - maintain existing...

    Provided By ESRI

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    DHL Express Europe: GIS Determines Better Route Planning And Minimizes Fleet Driving Distances

    DHL has been an innovative leader in the worldwide shipping business for more than 35 years. DHL is always on the lookout for improving how it does business. With this in mind, DHL looked at several solutions to help improve sorting and logistics. They chose ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS)...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Application of GIS as Educational Decision Support System (EDSS)

    Higher Secondary Education Board Nepal (HSEB-Nepal) formed in 1990 is a relatively new formation in the overall educational structure of the country In the existing structure of education in Nepal the higher secondary level has special position because it functions as a link between secondary education and university education. Now,...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    2009 Methodology Statement: ESRI Data - Retail Marketplace

    A complete, current, and accurate snapshot of the retail marketplace is critical to strategic decisions made by retail trade and related food services establishments to increase business. There are two ways to measure activity in a retail market - supply and demand. Analysis of consumer spending reveals market demand or...

    Provided By ESRI

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Productos Ramo S.A.

    Founded in 1950, Productos Ramo S.A. is a popular snack food company whose flagship product Chocoramo has been enjoyed by Colombians for generations. Ramo has enjoyed a period of dynamic growth, making it necessary to increase production. To embrace this growth in the most effective manner, Ramo decided to perform...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Tiles on a Cloud: Cloud Computing and ArcGIS Server Deliver a Thrifty Solution

    The introduction of the map cache in the latest version of ArcGIS Server greatly enhances the delivery of cartographic imagery. Maps are initially processed and cut into smaller tiles. Map caching increases the speed of GIS applications because it eliminates the need to request data from the database, process it,...

    Provided By ESRI

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    New Mexico Gas Company: Rapid GIS Deployment And Training Within Budget

    New Mexico Gas Company provides natural gas service to more than 500,000 customers in New Mexico and maintains more than 10,000 miles of gas distribution and 1,600 miles of transmission pipelines. After the purchase of the natural gas utility, New Mexico Gas Company faced a significant hurdle - maintain existing...

    Provided By ESRI

  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    Shalem Medical: ArcLogistics Helps Medical Supply Company Cut Its Delivery Window In Half

    Shalem Medical Supplies Inc. located in Sunnyvale, Houston, and Fort Worth, Texas, serves a multitude of patients, including those who receive hospice and home health care, as well as several medical facilities. Shalem needed to find a vehicle routing and scheduling solution that would help manage its daily deliveries. After...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Enterprise GIS and the Smart Electric Grid

    Electric utilities face serious challenges. As normal demand continues to rise, the transportation sector looks to electricity to answer fuel concerns. The CEO of a major U.S. electric company predicts the impending electrification of the transportation industry. The authors are seeing more and more hybrid vehicles, and several major automakers...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    ArcGIS Server and Virtualization

    Virtualization is becoming a standard IT practice. It is becoming increasingly popular among ArcGIS customers as well. Virtualization solutions are being broadly used in test, development, and production environments, providing tremendous benefits to ArcGIS Server deployments. ESRI uses virtualization technologies for the development, quality assurance, and certification processes of ArcGIS...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Application of GIS as Educational Decision Support System (EDSS)

    Higher Secondary Education Board Nepal (HSEB-Nepal) formed in 1990 is a relatively new formation in the overall educational structure of the country In the existing structure of education in Nepal the higher secondary level has special position because it functions as a link between secondary education and university education. Now,...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Performance and Throughput Tips for ArcGIS Server 9.3.1 Cached Map Services and the Apache HTTP Server

    Today, it is clear that the caching of static ArcGIS Server maps for use in Web applications provides the fastest and most optimal throughput for delivering maps over the Web and to the enterprise. However, there are ways to take this optimization and throughput a step further by adding load...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Highway Data Management in ArcGIS

    Esri is in the software development phase of creating a new highway data management solution. This paper presents a vision of how that solution will help highway departments more easily exchange information between users and systems, overcoming the challenges of maintaining and integrating both spatial and nonspatial data that is...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    GIS in the Cloud

    The rise of cloud computing just might be the most important thing happening in information technology today. While not everything will move into the cloud, it's fair to say that nearly every organization will use this new approach in some way. Given this reality, cloud computing has the potential to...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    2009 Methodology Statement: ESRI Data - Retail Marketplace

    A complete, current, and accurate snapshot of the retail marketplace is critical to strategic decisions made by retail trade and related food services establishments to increase business. There are two ways to measure activity in a retail market - supply and demand. Analysis of consumer spending reveals market demand or...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Esri and Cloud Computing

    Not only does cloud computing consist of software as a service, data and other content can be hosted externally as well. However, this is not with-out risk. Security and privacy are top concerns when considering moving to the cloud. Founded in 2008, the non-profit Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) seeks to...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Tiles on a Cloud: Cloud Computing and ArcGIS Server Deliver a Thrifty Solution

    The introduction of the map cache in the latest version of ArcGIS Server greatly enhances the delivery of cartographic imagery. Maps are initially processed and cut into smaller tiles. Map caching increases the speed of GIS applications because it eliminates the need to request data from the database, process it,...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Geographic Information Systems and Pandemic Influenza Planning and Response

    Around the world, public health organizations at all levels of government and the partners that support them are responding to pandemic influenza. Infectious disease experts predicted a pandemic, saying it was not a question of if but when. They were right. Drawing on recent experiences with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Developing With ESRI: Business Analyst Server

    Business Analyst Server offers numerous options to programmatically access and leverage rich data and powerful analysis through the Business Analyst Server APIs. These include SOAP and REST services and Flex/Flash-based and Silver light-based Web APIs. These options include documentation for each task; complete code samples; and live sample viewers with...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Market Regulation And Competition; Law In Conflict: A View From Ireland, Implications Of The Panda Judgment

    On 21 December 2009 the Irish High Court found that a regulatory proposal, the Variation, by the four Dublin local authorities, is a breach of national competition law. The Variation allows a single operator to collect household waste, irrespective of whether the operator is selected by competitive tender or the...

    Provided By ESRI

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    The Euro Through The Looking-Glass: Perceived Inflation Following The 2002 Currency Changeover

    Following the Euro changeover in January 2002, consumers across the Euro Area perceived a sharp rise in inflation, in contrast to official figures. Several theories have been advanced to explain this apparent economic illusion, but they struggle to account for its striking scale and persistence. The authors offer an alternative...

    Provided By ESRI

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    The International Civil Aviation Organization - Headquarters Montreal

    The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN). It serves as a global forum for member states to work together toward the safe, secure, and sustainable development of civil aviation. The Challenge: Visualizing aviation data, such as major air traffic flows, regional air...

    Provided By ESRI

  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Apt Market Research: ESRI Business Analyst Onlinesm Improves Accuracy Of Real Estate Market Studies

    Apt Market Research of Costa Mesa, California, provides market analysis and consulting services for many types of apartment developments, specializing in affordable rental housing and age-restricted apartments for seniors. With apartment developments typically representing $25 million to $30 million investments, Apt Market Research knew that to present valid market studies...

    Provided By ESRI

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    DHL Express Europe: GIS Determines Better Route Planning And Minimizes Fleet Driving Distances

    DHL has been an innovative leader in the worldwide shipping business for more than 35 years. DHL is always on the lookout for improving how it does business. With this in mind, DHL looked at several solutions to help improve sorting and logistics. They chose ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS)...

    Provided By ESRI

  • Case Studies // May 2011

    Forest City Enterprises, Inc.: Successfully Matches Retailers With The Best Properties

    Forest City Enterprises, Inc., an $11.8 billion real estate company headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, operates under three strategic business units: commercial, residential, and land development. Much of Forest City Enterprises' success emanates from its strategy to diversify and capitalize on high-growth markets that have distinct competitive advantages. Forest City Enterprises...

    Provided By ESRI

  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    LA Grinding Company: ArcLogistics Reduces Costs And Streamlines Delivery Routes

    Founded in 1903, LA Grinding Company sharpens and sells industrial knives used for printing and binding. A small decrease in revenue noted in some larger accounts convinced LA Grinding executives to review the company's operating efficiencies. After seeing a demonstration of ArcLogistics, LA Grinding quickly recognized that ESRI's software solution...

    Provided By ESRI

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Productos Ramo S.A.

    Founded in 1950, Productos Ramo S.A. is a popular snack food company whose flagship product Chocoramo has been enjoyed by Colombians for generations. Ramo has enjoyed a period of dynamic growth, making it necessary to increase production. To embrace this growth in the most effective manner, Ramo decided to perform...

    Provided By ESRI

  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Redlands Chamber Of Commerce: ESRI Business Analyst Online Helps Attract New Business To Redlands

    Redlands, California, known as the "Jewel of the Inland Empire," is situated almost halfway between Los Angeles and Palm Springs. Its diverse workforce and population makes this small town unique in the area. One of the Chamber's biggest challenges is recruiting new businesses to the area. It previously relied on...

    Provided By ESRI

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Vermont Electric Power Company: Mobile GIS Delivers Environmental And Efficiency Benefits For Transmission Utility

    The Vermont ELectric Power COmpany (VELCO) maintains 688 miles of high-voltage electric transmission lines and 12,000 acres of rights-of-way. To save time and money on vegetation management, VELCO crews needed to upgrade from handwritten sheets to interactive, digital maps. The staff also wanted field access to orthophotographs - geometrically corrected...

    Provided By ESRI