New Life for High-Speed Rail
As the US gets serious about improving its infrastructure, high-speed trains are back in the spotlight, with new implications.
By Keith Balaniz | April 6, 2021
The office isn't the workforce anchor it once was, and companies need new tools to locate and attract talent.
Marianna Kantor | March 23, 2021
The playbook for attracting businesses to a city is changing. Climate resilience has joined taxes and labor availability as a key factor.
Chris Chiappinelli | March 16, 2021
Eager to turn data into strategic insights, Fortune 500 companies are assembling diverse teams of curious analysts.
Multiple Authors | March 9, 2021
A new predictive modeling technology helps organizations understand how climate change could disrupt global supply chains decades from now.
Helen Thompson | March 2, 2021
For workers impacted by the pandemic, a tool promoting occupational mobility could be the path to a more meaningful career.
Multiple Authors | February 23, 2021
Backed by the pattern-finding power of geospatial analysis, GIS technology can help businesses identify customers scattered by the pandemic.
Marianna Kantor | February 16, 2021
A data solutions director uses GIS to help world-renowned companies see nuances among customers and locations.
Marianna Kantor | February 9, 2021
Most of a company’s assets are now digital, yet few CEOs know how much that data is worth. One UK government-owned company has figured it out.
Alex Martonik | February 2, 2021
Climate risk continues to rise, and smart business leaders are investing in predictive technology to get ahead of it.
Multiple Authors | January 26, 2021
Go behind the scenes of one of the ski industry’s most ambitious snowmaking expansions with the people who made it happen.
Geoff Wade | January 19, 2021
A remote part of the state could turn the US into the world's largest producer of lithium for battery technology.
Multiple Authors | January 12, 2021
Pokémon GO sparked consumer interest in 3D technology and augmented reality. The longer-term effects may be felt in business.
Raynah Kamau | January 5, 2021
A childhood passion for geography led a business analyst in Ghana to improve her company's cost of distribution through location intelligence.
Gary Sankary | December 21, 2020
Business travelers provide revenue to many companies. What happens if a third of them stop traveling?
Este Geraghty, MD, MS, MPH, GISP | December 14, 2020
COVID-19 vaccines will be distributed through a global cold chain that is inherently inefficient. Location intelligence will be key.
Cindy Elliott | December 10, 2020
An economy built on a straight line from production to landfill begins to curl toward sustainability.
Gary Sankary | December 8, 2020
With brands converting stores to mini-fulfillment centers to meet online demand, executives need a new way to analyze markets.
Cindy Elliott | December 1, 2020
In cities where cars are uncommon, being in the right place takes on new dimensions for business executives.
Chris Chiappinelli | November 23, 2020
As business leaders seek safer ways of working during the COVID-19 pandemic, they turn to an innovative trio of technologies.
Mark Dann | November 17, 2020
A well-funded innovator in agtech, Indigo Ag is using location intelligence to promote a more efficient, climate-friendly way to farm.
Maya Nolan | November 10, 2020
With more companies pledging to reach net-zero carbon emissions, demand is rising for technology that can help executives track progress.
Helen Thompson | November 4, 2020
Data showing the deep influence of geography on small business performance during the pandemic reveals important clues for executives.
Chris Chiappinelli | November 2, 2020
Aiming to fortify voters, a group called Pizza to the Polls creates a new kind of delivery—and a reminder of the importance of location.
Richard Bezuidenhout | October 26, 2020
The key to coming out of the pandemic with the competitive edge? Be agile, know where your customers are, and mind the details in the data.
Terry Bills | October 20, 2020
As the business world embraces drone deliveries, Detroit plans intelligent drone highways in the sky to support new uses.
Ann Marie Lowther | October 14, 2020
A report on the global office market post-COVID-19 suggests that businesses should revisit their location strategy as workplace trends shift.
Multiple Authors | October 11, 2020
At a top engineering, design, and technology professional services firm, one director sees firsthand the value location analysts deliver.
Chris Chiappinelli | October 6, 2020
A global survey of executives hints at how the workplace will change post-COVID, with implications for workers worldwide.
Gary Sankary | September 29, 2020
Carhartt rises to the challenge of omnichannel retail during a period of industry disruption exacerbated by a global pandemic.
Cindy Elliott | September 22, 2020
Texas Christian University invites top MBA students to compete in a business challenge fueled by location intelligence.
Maya Nolan | September 15, 2020
Companies adapting to the risks of COVID-19 are beginning to see long-term business risks through a similar lens.
Multiple Authors | September 8, 2020
At Ingka Group, Claudia Blagu’s location intelligence skills promote sustainable forestry and the bottom line.
Multiple Authors | September 1, 2020
As businesses pledge to address racial injustice, location intelligence points execs toward racial equity goals in the company and the community.
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