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CORRECTING and REPLACING Qatar Centre for GIS Partners with Esri to Enhance Its National Mapping Capabilities

May 23, 2019

REDLANDS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2019--

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QATAR CENTRE FOR GIS PARTNERS WITH ESRI TO ENHANCE ITS NATIONAL MAPPING CAPABILITIES

Esri Will Help CGIS Modernize Infrastructure Operations and Development

Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today announced that it has contracted with The Centre for Geographic Information Systems (CGIS) - Ministry of Municipality & Environment, Qatar, to update its national data capture and mapping technologies in order to match the region’s growth.

Qatar’s economy continues to develop at a fast pace, and so does its infrastructure. Surveying and mapping this growth requires an innovative approach to the capture and production of data products in support of government operations, industrial growth, and major global events such as the FIFA World Cup.

CGIS turned to Esri to draw on its mapping, surveying, and imagery experience. By partnering with Esri and the aerial survey consulting firm photogrammetry4u, CGIS expects to adopt new technologies and geospatial workflows that will capture location data and turn it into valuable geospatial products.

“We are very much looking forward to this collaboration between CGIS, Esri, and photogrammetry4u, who support the CGIS vision of being the geospatial authority for Qatar,” said Dr. Eng Mohamed Abd El-Wahab Hamouda, CGIS.

CGIS is committed to delivering enhanced national mapping products for use across government and industry within Qatar. The authoritative geospatial products produced by CGIS are being used in areas such as national security, infrastructure development, environmental protection, transportation, and municipal affairs.

“Esri is happy to be a partner in CGIS’s initiative to enhance and modernize its national mapping capabilities as well as its national data capture initiatives,” said Mark Baker, Esri lead for executive consulting. “CGIS has the vision to radically improve the delivery of high-quality, authoritative geosospatial information in this dynamic environment in Qatar.”

To learn more about how Esri can deliver scalable location intelligence to national governments, visit go.esri.com/qatar-pr.

About Esri

Esri, the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, location intelligence, and mapping, offers the most powerful geospatial cloud available, to help customers unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business results. Founded in 1969, Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations including 90 of the Fortune 100 companies, all 50 state governments, more than half of all counties (large and small), and 87 of the Forbes Top 100 Colleges in the U.S., as well as all 15 Executive Departments of the U.S. Government and dozens of independent agencies. With its pioneering commitment to geospatial information technology, Esri engineers the most advanced solutions for digital transformation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics. Visit us at  esri.com.

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Public Relations, Esri

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Email:jpruchniewski@esri.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA QATAR MIDDLE EAST

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY DATA MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE SATELLITE ENVIRONMENT

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