The shipping industry commits to reducing its greenhouse emissions—what happens next?
By Chris Chiappinelli | July 2, 2018
A look inside the world of corporate security, where the safety of people and assets is top priority and new tools are making their mark.
By Cindy Elliott | June 26, 2018
Manufacturers believe in the benefits of supply chain digitization, but few have invested enough to realize them.
Gary Sankary | June 19, 2018
Retail executives who don't understand their customers will lose them to the competition.
Marianna Kantor | June 13, 2018
Billboard and street furniture advertising is growing more sophisticated—using location intelligence to target viewers and measure its audience.
Lauren Bennett | June 5, 2018
The proportion of people age 60 years and older is growing. A new algorithm predicts where they will live in their later years.
Helen Thompson | May 31, 2018
With unemployment low and wanderlust high among young professionals, companies should look more closely at employees’ cost of living.
Cindy Elliott | May 22, 2018
Successful executives are fusing digital knowledge and intuition to drive business expansion, as a growing midsize business demonstrates.
Bill Meehan | May 16, 2018
As consumers become power producers through solar and wind energy technology and storage, utilities must change their business model.
Marianna Kantor | May 9, 2018
Snapchat introduces location categories and radius ad targeting, underscoring expanding adoption of location intelligence for business growth.
Multiple Authors | May 1, 2018
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.
Lauren Bennett | April 24, 2018
Business decision-makers are using data to make strategic choices for their companies. What if they’re misinformed?
Helen Thompson | April 17, 2018
Amidst a brain drain of young talent to big cities, smaller locations are using location intelligence and innovative planning as a counterweight.
Jim Young | April 10, 2018
As ride-sharing services poach fares from taxis, a pilot program uses AI, big data, and location intelligence to predict where customers will be.
Alex Martonik | April 4, 2018
Satellite imagery firms are applying machine learning to imagery analysis to measure natural resource inventories and predict commodity trading.
Helen Thompson | March 28, 2018
Restaurant owners can’t open a new restaurant in every neighborhood where there’s demand. Or can they?
Marianna Kantor | March 21, 2018
As business executives struggle to leverage artificial intelligence, big data, and analytics, many worry about more-agile competitors.
Helen Thompson | March 14, 2018
Wellness communities are expanding into new markets with the help of location intelligence and demographic data.
Multiple Authors | March 7, 2018
A water utility serving 90,000 customers embraces change by placing location intelligence at the center of its operations.
Dr. Thomas Horan | February 27, 2018
A business school dean explains why leading companies should hire spatial business transformers.
Chris Chiappinelli | February 22, 2018
Leading companies are adjusting prices not just for specific markets but for specific customers. How?
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?
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.
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.
Patrick Wallis | January 25, 2018
Advanced technologies are delivering convenience to employees of smart workplaces—and bottom-line benefits to their employers.
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.
Marianna Kantor | January 10, 2018
Some executives might think air pollution isn't their problem, but new location intelligence reveals its surprising business impact.
Marcella Cavallaro | January 4, 2018
Marketing executives follow the dictum "know your customer." Now, innovative public sector leaders are adopting and expanding their methods.
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.
Chris Chiappinelli | December 19, 2017
In a fractious retail landscape and in the era of big data, many retailers are struggling to create a more nuanced view of customers.
Helen Thompson | December 14, 2017
Location analysis on the Millennial generation’s education, income, and habits indicates business opportunities.
Jay Theodore | December 5, 2017
Using big data analytics, AI, and location intelligence, businesses can speed decisions, empower employees, and earn customer loyalty.
Frits van der Schaaf | November 28, 2017
A Silicon Valley company emerges from stealth with a vision for mapping the autonomous-vehicle revolution.
Jim Young | November 20, 2017
New smart kiosks in big cities will give residents free WiFi—and could help support smart cities and more reliable autonomous vehicles.
Cindy Elliott | November 14, 2017
A Washington company puts a new twist on the farm-to-table movement. Its secret? An innovative streak and a vertically integrated supply chain.
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