It’s that time again! The 2021 summer Olympics are about to begin. As a viewer of the Olympics, it is always impressive to see the picture perfect stadiums and modern facilities. Very rarely do we...

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A conversation between Jack Dangermond, president and co-founder of Esri, and Brian Haslam, president of Cityworks. This excerpt, pulled from a longer discussion, covers topics such as the future of GIS, software development, digital twins,...

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Graffiti isn’t just a nuisance that ruins the aesthetics of cities and neighborhoods. It’s also a sign of gang activity that threatens community safety. Here’s how the City of Escondido, California, is using technology to...

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1. Since its inception, geographic information systems (GIS) has been a tool that helps communities gain insight through spatial data and analysis. The first documented use of GIS—more aptly described as spatial analysis—was by Charles...

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Vegetation Management is an essential part of ensuring that communities are safe and that vast areas of electric transmission and distribution infrastructure networks are protected. Utility Vegetation Management (UVM) is one of the largest recurring...

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An ArcGIS dashboard is a great tool for helping organizations visualize and share data. ArcGIS dashboards transform operations and asset data into actionable information and are easy to share both internally and with external stakeholders....

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So many amazing insights and ideas were shared at the Cityworks Innovate Conference. Here are 20 noteworthy quotes from the general sessions that encapsulate the innovative spirit of the conference.  1. “25 years ago, the...

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This past year has brought unique challenges and has pushed everyone to reorient the way they manage their public assets and serve their community. We have been impressed by the resilience and innovation that has...

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There is a lot to keep track of in the City of Carmel, Indiana, where the population is 100,000 and rapidly growing. With the help of a Nearmap integration—along with Cityworks and ArcGIS—the city has...

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Every urban forestry department faces unique challenges when it comes to their tree inventory. These challenges can range from ineffective field workflows to working in a limited cellular connection environment to keeping track of equipment,...

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