A new study illuminates why companies must win consumer trust when it comes to data sharing—and where in the world trust is highest.
Cindy Elliott | October 1, 2019
If the screen on your mobile phone wouldn’t work without an underground element that one country might withhold, what would you do?
Jen Van Deusen | September 24, 2019
Inside the battle for sustainable production of an ingredient in many foods and beauty products.
Gary Sankary | September 18, 2019
CRM technology helps companies organize information on customers; GIS software helps them discover and share insight.
Alex Martonik | September 3, 2019
With access to instant payment transfers, banks and customers will discover opportunities in overlooked places.
Helen Thompson | August 29, 2019
Fresh energy from Millennials and digital platforms are poised to transform the geographic and demographic complexion of the labor movement.
Matt Piper | August 27, 2019
For utilities committed to decarbonization, location-based demographic data helps identify and predict areas where clean energy is in demand.
Multiple Authors | August 20, 2019
The NYC Board of Elections established real-time operational awareness with a GIS-based dashboard of its polling places.
Marianna Kantor | August 13, 2019
Using a modern version of a centuries-old technique, planners can study anonymized IoT data to see patterns of human movement.
Helen Thompson | August 6, 2019
Skilled professionals and businesses are flocking to cities. In some locations, this puts them on a collision course with climate change.
Yasaman Kazemi | July 30, 2019
When a much-discussed global company considers moving production to avoid a trade war, others take stock of their supply chain visibility.
Alex Martonik | July 23, 2019
New technology on the ground and in the sky is helping insurers see what they haven’t seen before and assist clients more quickly.
Helen Thompson | July 9, 2019
The case of a $3.8 billion investment in land outside major cities that has yet to pay off.
Dominik Tarolli | July 2, 2019
Go behind the names on the 2019 smartest cities list to see what makes these cities so advanced.
Multiple Authors | June 25, 2019
With lives at stake, companies are using location analysis to prevent injuries and deaths.
Multiple Authors | June 18, 2019
For companies seeking to demonstrate their commitment to sustainability, location intelligence and supply chain transparency are essential.
Jeffrey Peters | June 11, 2019
The traditional button-down approach to enterprise data is giving way to a more democratic mindset, with impressive results.
Helen Thompson | June 4, 2019
Businesses use location tech to anticipate new markets as aging populations alter economies, lifestyles, and housing needs around the world.
David LaShell | May 28, 2019
A combination of 3D technologies gives planners a view of the future that can preempt cost overruns down the road.
Alex Martonik | May 22, 2019
To ensure their risk assessment reflects risks on the ground, insurers and reinsurers are increasingly relying on location-based risk analysis.
Chris Chiappinelli | May 14, 2019
Customers expect quick service, and leading companies are harnessing new tech and innovative techniques to deliver it at the moment of demand.
Marianna Kantor | May 7, 2019
In a world where billions of people remain offline, one company is using smart maps to see the business and social opportunities others can’t.
Matt Piper | April 30, 2019
No longer a niche interest, e-sports, or competitive gaming, is attracting big-name investors. How do companies evaluate the market opportunity?
Multiple Authors | April 23, 2019
Decision-makers accustomed to making data-based decisions find climate change diffuse and unpredictable. A new smart map might change their view.
Multiple Authors | April 16, 2019
A smart workplace begins with awareness—of assets, conditions, people, and performance. It gets smarter at each stage of maturity.
Jeffrey Peters | April 9, 2019
As religious services attract fewer attendees, those who tend the faith are using unconventional methods to find new ways to serve the community.
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.
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