Using a modern version of a centuries-old technique, planners can study anonymized IoT data to see patterns of human movement.
By 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.
By 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.
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.
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