A new Essentials release is expected imminently. REST Manager 3.14 and Silverlight Viewer 1.9 are likely to be released during this week. New features include: Read the rest of this entry >
NSG NZ would like to announce some forthcoming changes to the geoCirrus environment. We have been working in the background for the last few weeks to deliver a number of improvements to the environment and we are looking to implement these at the close of business on Friday 12th April. This may result in intermittent outages for about 24 hours. The changes include: Read the rest of this entry >
Soon after the introduction of mobile phones in both the USA and Europe it was realised that the approximate location of these devices could be determined simply by knowing which mobile phone mast the phone was currently connected to. Apart from the commercial use of this information it became very obvious that this information would be very important and even lifesaving to emergency services. Read the rest of this entry >
The previous version of HTML, HTML 4.01, came in 1999. The web has changed a lot since then.
HTML5 is still a work in progress. However, the major browsers support many of the new HTML5 elements and APIs. HTML5 lays a solid foundation for the future open web. However third party plugins like flash and Silverlight are years ahead in terms of maturity. Read the rest of this entry >
NSG is the distributor for con terra in the NZ area. The primary product we sell and support is security.manager. security.manager is effectively an extension to ArcGIS for Server, sitting as a security tier in front of it. The user connects to security.manager instead of ArcGIS for Server, where they are asked for a user name and password. Read the rest of this entry >
Failure! Yes, the dreaded ‘F’ word. We’ve learnt to avoid it like the plague. We all know that making mistakes is how children learn and grow. If children don’t know something, they’ll have a go, they’re not afraid of being wrong. But by the time most of us reach adulthood, that ‘have a go’ attitude has largely gone. We quickly learn to conform and avoid mistakes. Read the rest of this entry >
It has been a busy couple of months for Latitude with two major releases.
Essentials 3.12 and Silverlight Viewer 1.8 was released in the middle of January. This has been a substantial release with three major features; Fine Grained Component Security, Site Inheritance and Esri webmap integration. In addition Latitude have also released HTML5 Viewer 1.2 which now supports offline data provision and editing. Read the rest of this entry >
Congratulations to Jeremy Clark, who was selected as one of three finalists for the Outstanding Young Employee category at the 2012 Porirua Business Awards.
Jeremy was nominated and supported through the selection process by Scott Tansley who has mentored him since joining NSG, from Canterbury University in November 2011.
Jeremy who was living in Canterbury during the earthquakes is now supporting Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) through his GIS Analyst role at NSG. He has also undertaken the responsibility of product lead for Esri’s 3D Geographic Modelling solution, CityEngine.
NSG attended and exhibited at the APUC Conference in Auckland.
Our booth this year featured our relationship with Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Association (CERA). NSG’s involvement with CERA represents a true Geospatial Enterprise model, bringing together many participatory organisations, with respect to agency integration and data providers leading to the provision of a cloud based delivery via the NSG geospatial cloud – GeoCirrus.
David Pimblott, Executive Chairman wishes to extend his gratitude to the many clients, partners and long standing acquaintances that he re-engaged with at APUC. David says “I am most appreciative of the support and encouragement I received and I would like to assure everyone that this level of engagement will continue to enable NSG to meet the needs of its clients and partners.”
David also wishes to extend his thanks to all NSG personnel who contributed to the success of our attendance at APUC.
Congratulations to Chris White from Horizons Regional Council for winning the 1TB hard drive in the jigsaw puzzle competition at the NSG stand.
Information regarding a reorganisation of senior management roles at NorthSouth GIS NZ Limited. We have reorganised our management team to a more appropriate level, for a company of our size, whilst implementing a structure that will enable us meet your needs in a more effective fashion.
The CEO position has been incorporated into David Pimblott’s Executive Chairman role.
Existing roles of General Manager – Operations and Delivery, Senior Programme Manager and Business Development Manager, have been replaced with Chief Operating Officer and Sales Manager, with a greater customer focus.
Neil Calvert and Robyn Stewart have decided not to apply for the new positions and will be leaving the company, today on Friday 26th October 2012, together with David Swann. NSG is grateful to David, Robyn and Neil for the contribution they have made to the development of the company over the last two years. In particular we acknowledge their strong contribution to increasing NorthSouth GIS NZ Limited’s capabilities in a growth period, through extensive recruitment of GIS professional staff and nurturing relationships with our key technology partners including; Esri, Latitude Geographic’s, Voyager, Conterra and geocom.
We are pleased to announce that Frank Simmons has been appointed to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Frank hails from an engineering background and has worked extensively overseas managing very large technology projects through interaction with the sales team, tendering life cycle, portfolio and programme delivery teams, stakeholders, investment managers, customers and vendors. These projects were often mission critical with high revenue stakes. Franks most recent position prior to joining NSG NZ was as Programme Director for Alcatel-Lucent NZ Ltd, a global telecommunications corporation.
In this role Frank’s responsibilities will include delivery of the portfolio and programme of company projects which provide fully integrated service solutions focusing on business outcomes, in accordance with NSG NZ’s vision and strategy. He will manage the performance of services to clients as per agreed contracts to ensure that service levels are achieved.
Frank will also coordinate with the NSG Group with respect to NSG NZ’s delivery of projects to the group.
Please do not hesitate to contact Frank at: 04 234 7832 phone, 027 552 9704 mobile, or by email: email@example.com
The company has commenced a recruitment process to appoint a new Sales Manager realistically an appointment is unlikely to be made until early 2013. While the company goes through the appointment and selection process Martin Erasmuson, Senior Consultant will coordinate the company’s business development activities. Martin has a good relationship with many of our existing clients and, working with our team of business consultants, will maintain regular contact with you.
Please do not hesitate to contact Martin 04 234 7832 phone, 027 552 9712 mobile, or by email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any enquiries.
From an operational perspective, these changes in no way alter our ability or commitment, to deliver to you, our clients, quality GIS implementation products and services.
Finally please do not hesitate to contact David Pimblott if you require any clarification on the content of this.