Evolution of Land Surveillance

The past, present and future ways of land mapping

Wildlife Without Conflict

How Jane Goodall is changing wildlife research with GIS technology

Money Really Does Grow on Trees

How foresters capitalize on the value of the trees around them

Adding Value Across the Board through GIS Technology

The power of knowing where for each industry insight

Orbis at the ESRI User Conference

Understanding the Science of Where

Orbis Blog
4 Ways to Use GIS to Make Better Decisions

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.

6 Reasons You Should Have a Data Integration Plan

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.

Preventing Property Damage from Active Fires with GIS

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.

Orbis’ Participation in the Recent 1.1 Million Acre Texas Timberland Transaction

Brought on as a pressure valve by Campbell Global, Orbis supported the disposition team over the last 607 days through utilization of our Land Investment Technical Analysis Service (LITAS).

4 Fascinating Facts About Early Surveying (and What It Means to Timberland Investment Assets)

It’s pretty easy to take technology for granted these days. Perhaps because it’s everywhere – at home with robotic sweepers and high-tech TVs; at work with smartphones and smartwatches; and even, across the timberland investment industry.

Learning About the History of Measurement

Last week, our GIS team had the exciting opportunity of listening to Timothy S. Guisewhite, PLS of Guisewhite Professional Land Surveying, PC in Charlotte, North Carolina where they learned about the history of measurement from the colonial age through today.

3 Value-Added Strategies Timber Holding Companies Should NEVER Miss Out On

It’s easier than you think to implement innovative, technology-based solutions to reduce accounting, tax, and land records errors, and improve accuracy. Moreover, dependable, searchable, secure data can help you make smarter business decisions, and achieve bigger, better, bottom line returns.

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