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BackMap helps visually impaired people navigate
TechCrunch: BackMap, which came out of TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017's hackathon, uses Esri's PubNub block to provide navigational aid in cities and indoor areas. Read more.

Data and predictive analytics support better decisions
FedTech: These tools are being enlisted to predict cyber attacks and insider threats. Read more.

Shining a geospatial light in East Africa and beyond
Directions: Dr. Simon Onywere is passionate about using GIS to make better decisions. Read more.

The heartbeat of The Shopping Center Group
ArcWatch: The commercial real estate company, which operates offices in 12 states, uses GIS to help its clients understand customers and competitors. Read more.

Disadvantaged communities could be overlooked if census funding is limited
Governing: The Government Accountability Office added the 2020 Census to its high-risk list. Read more.

How to unleash federal IT workers as changemakers
Tech Insider: Technology education is the answer to tapping into this resource. Read more.

Mapping passenger-freight conflicts in Southern California
METRANS Transportation Center: Southern California is the largest international freight entryway in the United States. View Esri Story Maps app.

How the Feds divine if rivers need help
Wired: The US Army Corps of Engineers uses GIS to determine jurisdiction in Clean Water Act cases. Read more.

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