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The Growth Insights Series: Planning the Best Markets—Intuition Meets Data

Successful executives are fusing digital knowledge and intuition to drive business expansion, as a growing midsize business demonstrates.

New Energy Sources Challenge Utilities to Innovate

As consumers become power producers through solar and wind energy technology and storage, utilities must change their business model.

Snapchat Embraces Location-Based Advertising

Snapchat introduces location categories and radius ad targeting, underscoring expanding adoption of location intelligence for business growth.

Geography and AI Combine for Business Intelligence

An executive’s guide to the business power of artificial intelligence (AI)—how to approach it, who should own it, and how to drive value from it.

Data-Driven Business: Avoiding the Pitfalls

Business decision-makers are using data to make strategic choices for their companies. What if they’re misinformed?

A Small City Fights for the Millennial Workforce

Amidst a brain drain of young talent to big cities, smaller locations are using location intelligence and innovative planning as a counterweight.

Taxis Fight Back, Using AI and Location Intel to Predict Demand

As ride-sharing services poach fares from taxis, a pilot program uses AI, big data, and location intelligence to predict where customers will be.

Eyes in the Sky Use AI to Track Investment Opportunities

Satellite imagery firms are applying machine learning to imagery analysis to measure natural resource inventories and predict commodity trading.

Restaurant Meal Delivery Gets Smarter

Restaurant owners can’t open a new restaurant in every neighborhood where there’s demand. Or can they?

AI Leads Corporate Data Priorities, but Worries Outweigh Progress

As business executives struggle to leverage artificial intelligence, big data, and analytics, many worry about more-agile competitors.

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Location Strategy

Wellness Emerges as a Real Estate Trend

Helen Thompson | March 14, 2018

Wellness communities are expanding into new markets with the help of location intelligence and demographic data.

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Operational Intelligence

Change Management Smooths Path to Millions in Savings

Multiple Authors | March 7, 2018

A water utility serving 90,000 customers embraces change by placing location intelligence at the center of its operations.

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Digital Transformation

The Next MBA You Hire Should Know GIS

Dr. Thomas Horan | February 27, 2018

A business school dean explains why leading companies should hire spatial business transformers.

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Digital Transformation

Think Tank: What You Should Know about Personalized Pricing

Chris Chiappinelli | February 22, 2018

Leading companies are adjusting prices not just for specific markets but for specific customers. How?

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Transportation

As Personal Car Ownership Falls, Automaker Innovation Rises

Cindy Elliott | February 20, 2018

Within a decade, automakers will see a drastic reduction in traditional car sales. What are they doing to fill the revenue gap?

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Commercial

How Social Media Could Improve Targeted Marketing

Marianna Kantor | February 6, 2018

Researchers discover hard-to-find audience insight in a curious blend of big data, social media postings, and location intelligence.

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Government

How Big Data Is Changing Corporate Lobbying

Jeffrey Peters | January 30, 2018

Business executives are embracing a new brand of data-driven lobbying, and a startup with location intelligence in its toolkit is helping them.

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3D

The Smart Workplace: An Executive Tour

Patrick Wallis | January 25, 2018

Advanced technologies are delivering convenience to employees of smart workplaces—and bottom-line benefits to their employers.

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Smart Community

Your Smart City Needs a Chief Analytics Officer

Amen Ra Mashariki | January 17, 2018

Good governing requires efficiency. As smart cities generate vast stores of big data, chief analytics officers uncover vital answers quickly.

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Commercial

Poor Air Quality Costs Businesses Millions, Research Shows

Marianna Kantor | January 10, 2018

Some executives might think air pollution isn't their problem, but new location intelligence reveals its surprising business impact.

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Collaboration

The Public Sector Borrows Business Practices for Efficiency, Greater Good

Marcella Cavallaro | January 4, 2018

Marketing executives follow the dictum "know your customer." Now, innovative public sector leaders are adopting and expanding their methods.

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Transportation

Flying Taxis Take Flight, Presage New Location Intelligence

Frits van der Schaaf | December 28, 2017

Just as the public starts to wrap its head around self-driving cars, entrepreneurs are testing self-flying taxis.

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