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Learn how San Fransisco's Planning Department partnered with Esri to produce a citywide (long-range planning.) With the increasing presence of 3D data for urban analytics, San Fran wanted to explore and test 3D GIS's potential to communicate concepts with an audience.

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Utility Network

Posted by RFernandes-esristaff Employee Nov 21, 2017

For all of you engineers out there, find out how you can begin to use the new Utility Network.

Esri created a new extension specifically for engineers in the electric, gas, water, sewer, and stormwater industries. It's called the ArcGIS Utility Network Management Extension and it's designed to improve the way you deliver, manage, and analyze your data.

Autodesk and Esri, global leaders in BIM and GIS, are partnering to drive the integration of spatial intelligence and 3D design model information.  Connecting “The Science of Where” to “Make Anything”. More and more information and resource are slowing becoming available to learn about this collaboration and benefits it will bring.


Here are some of the resources to get more information:

- Esri landing page - Autodesk & Esri | Ready to make anything, anywhere 

- Autodesk landing page - Autodesk & Esri Collaboration | Autodesk 

- blog post from Don Kuehne, Esri's Product Manager for 3D CAD / BIM / AEC - 

We are excited to announce our collaboration with Autodesk to help build the bridge between BIM and GIS mapping technologies. This collaboration will provide our customers and the design/build/maintain industries with the ability to better design and build in consideration of our natural environment. This is very exciting news! Learn more about our efforts here:

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