What It Takes

Creating Hubs of Innovation

Collaboration

Connect people with open data—including big data and real time data—across departments and organisations.

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Collaboration

Analytics

Uncover patterns, diagnose problems, and predict behaviors to make data-driven decisions.

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Analytics

Mobility

Empower field staff with the ability to map, collect, and analyse with data from their mobile devices.

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Mobility

Engagement

Share critical information and open data to inform citizens and build confidence in government leaders.

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Engagement

What It Takes to Be a Smart Community

Smart communities create hubs of innovation that connect people with information and tools to make better decisions that improve quality of life. At Esri, we've partnered with governments for decades, fusing people and processes with the location-based technology they need to build smart communities.

Forward-thinking Leadership

Government executives with the vision and courage to drive change, build smart communities. Our experience shows that every smart community begins with a core group of champions who work relentlessly to align community resources and efforts through major initiatives.

Data Sharing Processes

Every smart community blueprint emphasises a hub approach that enables collaboration of information between departments and people. To become a smart community, organisations need workflows and processes that encourage data sharing for timely data-driven decisions.

Connect Your Technology Infrastructures

Esri provides the complete technology infrastructure to build smart communities. Many governments already use Esri's ArcGIS technology to connect separate systems and empower their people with modern applications to deliver better services. From data collection and creation to analysis and community engagement, ArcGIS supplies organisations with an end-to-end solution to make your community smarter.

Get Started

With the right people, process, and technology, any community can become smarter. From the smallest towns to entire nations, Esri can help you get up and running now.

Compass to help you find the ArcGIS free app that supports your major initiative

Ready-To-Use Apps

ArcGIS includes more than 250 free apps that you can easily configure to support your major initiatives. From health inspections to capital improvement projects, ArcGIS can help you manage operations, plan for the future, and engage your community.

Partnering with Esri will allow you to become a smarter community

Professional Services and Consulting

Partner with Esri every step of the way to bring your smart community to life. Our collaborative hub approach provides everything you need including expert consulting, staff training, community outreach, and deployment support.

Locate professional services and consulting through Esri’s collaborative hub approach

Extend your Capabilities with Partners

Esri partners with more than 1,500 organisations that can help you become smarter. Whether you're looking for focused solutions that extend ArcGIS or you just need help getting started, our partners will help your community become smarter.