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The world is constantly moving, ever-changing and continuously adapting to new inventions, trends, and arguably the most wide-spread, technology. So how do we, in such a niche environment as forestry, stay in line with these adaptations?
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Good decision making, say researchers, is predicated on accurately tracking, measuring, and managing data while limiting emotional influences and personal biases. At Orbis, we’ve developed a number of GIS solutions to help the timberland investment industry make better, more informed decisions through confidence in their data to drive results. All of our solutions revolve around four key principles, which we've put together to show how GIS can impact decision making for the better.
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Data integration combines both business and technical information from separate sources onto a unified platform, so it can be managed more effectively and made available to the right people at the right time. Ultimately, integration is critical for providing insight into business processes, and making it easier to manage and share big data. In this article we will be outlining some of the many advantages to integrating your data.
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Our thoughts and prayers for safety go out to those in the West during this dangerous time of active wildfires. It's imperative to be aware of what's happening on your property at all times. Today, thanks to years of technological advance, remote sensing systems are now used to monitor and map the location of forest fires. At Orbis, we incorporate LIVE services such as this into our clients' forest data management systems in an effort to keep their foresters safe and informed about dangers on their land so that they can ultimately prevent loss of life and minimize their property damage.
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As graduation season is upon us, the questions of what to major in and which career path to take are being heavily considered by many soon-to-be graduates. We were all once in their position, which makes us reflect on our time in college, the steps we took that led us to a GIS career, and the route that brought us all to Orbis Inc.
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Summer has made its debut yet again, meaning it’s that time of year when Orbis’ internship program is in full swing. This year we have brought on two interns, one in marketing and one in GIS. We are excited to welcome both Ellie and Grace, and we cannot wait to get to know them and help to develop their knowledge in the world of natural resources.
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