A smart workplace begins with awareness—of assets, conditions, people, and performance. It gets smarter at each stage of maturity.
By Alex Martonik | April 2, 2019
Global businesses are using location intelligence to create a common operating picture, with maps that reveal areas of risk or uncertainty.
Marianna Kantor | March 26, 2019
The digital audio giant uses location intelligence to deliver value to listeners and advertisers.
Marianna Kantor | March 18, 2019
Customer demands are driving innovation in every stage of the value chain. Location data is lighting the path.
Randy Frantz | March 12, 2019
As wireless providers plan 5G wireless networks, AI and big data tools promise support for connection quality and business development.
Cindy Elliott | March 5, 2019
Executives are seeking and finding expansion opportunities. New forms of data are pointing the way.
Kevin Bolger | February 26, 2019
Blockchain and location intelligence could transform the way diamonds are marketed and sold.
Don Kisela | February 19, 2019
By any measure, the numbers are staggering: 570,000 parts, 20,000 flights each month. FedEx manages it all with help from GIS.
Este Geraghty, MD, MS, MPH, GISP | February 11, 2019
It’s time for employers to wake up to an overlooked–and costly–aspect of employee health.
Helen Thompson | February 5, 2019
In a tight job market, every hiring advantage is important. Companies that reduce location bias could gain an edge.
Yasaman Kazemi | January 29, 2019
Businesses are adjusting supply chains to match shifting demand, using demographic insight into a changing world.
Helen Thompson | January 22, 2019
Across the nation, economic development agencies are quietly nurturing small companies while complementing efforts to attract big corporations.
Gary Sankary | January 11, 2019
A long-coveted forecast comes to life for retailers, using AI and the geospatial cloud to predict brick and mortar and online sales.
Jay Theodore | January 8, 2019
When the Atlanta Braves take the field, the Cobb County police force deploys GIS-based location intelligence and AI to keep fans happy and safe.
Chris Chiappinelli | January 2, 2019
Blockchain technology is finding inroads in business, and its maturity curve is bending toward geoblockchain.
Chris Chiappinelli | December 18, 2018
Consumers expect faster deliveries than ever—at lower cost. Companies are using everything from robots to location intelligence to accommodate.
Mike Johnson | December 11, 2018
While scientists issue warnings about a fragile climate, executives are embracing the business value of sustainability.
Marianna Kantor | December 10, 2018
Burger King heats up the burger wars with a marketing campaign aimed at its chief rival, and executives everywhere take note.
Chris Chiappinelli | December 4, 2018
A recent survey reveals that business leaders believe strongly in the promise of IoT. Many simply don't understand it.
Helen Thompson | November 27, 2018
Luxurious, self-powered, hurricane-resistant homes are selling for $5 million. Where do you find customers for that marketing pitch?
Yasaman Kazemi | November 15, 2018
General Motors enlists real-time location intelligence to monitor and manage risk in one of the world's most complex supply chains.
Brian Boulmay | November 12, 2018
An inside look at BP's digital transformation, with lessons on successfully deploying enterprise software.
Marianna Kantor | November 6, 2018
The CEO oversees a company's strategy and operations. This guide reveals how location intelligence benefits those in the corner office.
Gary Sankary | October 30, 2018
With the US at full employment and labor pools running low, retailers must use smarter recruiting tools to find talent for the holidays.
Marianna Kantor | October 23, 2018
The Star Tribune offers prospective advertisers GIS-based consultations on how to find customers and grow their business.
Andrea Massey | October 18, 2018
HR executives can leverage location data to identify and attract top AI candidates, despite limited supply.
Jim Young | October 9, 2018
A recent Apple acquisition signals more business investment in augmented reality. Which businesses are already benefiting from AR?
Chris Chiappinelli | October 2, 2018
The companies using drones to their greatest potential understand the strategic value of location intelligence, experts say.
Chris Chiappinelli | September 25, 2018
Authors James and Deborah Fallows share insight on how America is changing, and how cities outside the mainstream are playing a vital role.
Gary Sankary | September 18, 2018
How does a company decide where to locate 2,500 new stores in one year—and ensure profitability? One retailer reveals the answer.
Marianna Kantor | September 11, 2018
Houston-based company expands, matching short-term storefronts with companies seeking to promote their brands and deepen customer loyalty.
Chris Chiappinelli | September 6, 2018
Digital transformation has been a seismic shift for companies. Now ‘life coding’ promises equally profound changes for business, expert says.
David LaShell | August 28, 2018
Any executive challenged to “do more with less” will empathize with the New York MTA—and maybe learn from how it has improved subway management.
Marianna Kantor | August 22, 2018
Using a new mix of location intelligence and real-time targeting, advertisers deliver personalized messages in the right place.
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