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Esri Will Help CGIS Modernize Infrastructure Operations and

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Esri Will Help CGIS Modernize Infrastructure Operations and

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

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

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