Promote GIS to your community. Participate in GIS Day on November 17, 2021.

Uncover the value of spatial business intelligence

In an increasingly complex, connected, and fast-paced global market, leading companies are pursuing location-driven intelligence to drive market growth, strengthen operations, and enhance resilience. The most competitive organizations use spatial business intelligence to gain unique insights, revealing hidden relationships and patterns that drive faster, stronger decision-making. When coupled with business intelligence tools, location is the common thread connecting businesses to their customers, operations, and potential risks. Analysts can understand why business happens where it does and predict where it will happen next.

Accelerating business growth

To remain competitive and operational, organizations must understand and use location data to inform strategic decisions.

Three people standing in a doorway and looking out.

Spatial business advantage strategies

Show More

Spatial business advantage at work


    The world leader in commercial real estate tells a new story

    Even in a business that's all about location, it took some creative minds to see the potential of digital location intelligence. But once they did, the business results turned heads.


    How data-driven John Deere wins the market

    Using artificial intelligence (AI)-based predictive analysis, John Deere helps its dealers spot growth opportunities in markets around the world.


    Smart predictions for the world's largest berry producer

    Driscoll's, the world's largest berry company—with around a third of the global market—has stayed on top of this competitive business by grounding its operations in a strong commitment to data and analysis.


    As disaster costs rise, executives add prediction to planning

    The cost of natural disasters nearly doubled in 2020, catching many companies off guard. Those that had already incorporated predictive analysis of climate risk into their planning were better prepared and quicker to rebound.


    Sustainable business: A conversation with Jeffrey Sachs

    As climate change imperils communities, livelihoods, and lives, organizations worldwide are reconsidering what it means to be sustainable. Corporate leaders have begun to view the health of the planet as a bellwether of their business's long-term prospects.


    Carhartt wins in omnichannel with customer focus, location intelligence

    With the same laser focus on customer needs that its founder demonstrated in the 1800s, Carhartt has distinguished itself as an omnichannel retail success story—well equipped with a data team gifted in location analytics.


    A digital twin fuels record expansion at Vail resort

    Determined to deliver an early-season opening to thousands of skiers, management at Vail Ski Resort initiated an expansion of its snowmaking capabilities that relied on a digital twin of the mountain's infrastructure. But even the team working on the expansion wasn't sure it would happen in time.


    How GM maps and manages supply chain risk

    GM's production is exposed to a broad range of disturbances—from political uprisings and weather events to labor disruptions and supply shortages. When problems arise, the faster the supply chain risk management (SCRM) team can get information to GM's global crisis managers, the quicker the company can resolve those problems before customers are affected.

Show More

See how industries can get a spatial business advantage

Contact us to get started