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Adena Schutzberg

Adena Schutzberg

Adena Schutzberg is Executive Editor of Directions Magazine and contributes to its widely-read electronic newsletters, website, podcasts and blogs. Before joining Directions Magazine, Schutzberg founded and edited GIS Monitor for nearly five years. She is also the Principal of ABS Consulting Group, Inc., a GIS consulting firm providing services to clients including GIS software, data, and imagery companies. 

Before opening her own company, Schutzberg headed U.S. operations for UK-based Cadcorp, and held several positions at ESRI over eight years. She began her career heading Arthur D. Little’s CAD/GIS lab and teaching college geography. She holds a BA in Chemistry from the University of Chicago and an MS in Geography from Pennsylvania State University.


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Recent Content by Adena Schutzberg

  1. Making Sense of the 2014 Esri International User Conference (July 28th, 2014)
  2. Takeaways from the Esri Education GIS Conference 2014 (July 24th, 2014)
  3. Learn ArcGIS: Esri Embraces New Vision for Teaching and Learning GIS (July 12th, 2014)
  4. Takeaways from the FME International User Conference 2014 (June 24th, 2014)
  5. Takeaways from the 2014 Location Intelligence Summit (June 2nd, 2014)
  6. Students Worldwide Learn Skills for the Digital Earth in Elmhurst College MOOC (June 2nd, 2014)
  7. Pitney Bowes’ Strategy: Resurrect and Reinvent (May 15th, 2014)
  8. Augmented Reality in 2014: Exploring the IEEE Special Issue with Guest Editor Jules White (March 13th, 2014)
  9. Ten Things You Need to Know About Esri’s Open Data Initiative (February 27th, 2014)
  10. Nine Things You Need to Know about Open Data (February 24th, 2014)
  11. Lessons Learned: GIS Basics MOOC (February 12th, 2014)
  12. Lessons Learned: Teaching a Geospatial Professional Development MOOC for Educators (February 12th, 2014)
  13. Ten Things You Should Know About Online GIS/Geospatial Education (January 22nd, 2014)
  14. The Top Ten GIS Stories of 2013 (December 16th, 2013)
  15. Options for Students Looking for Access to GIS Software (November 25th, 2013)
  16. Seven Things You Might Not Know About Geography Awareness Week (November 6th, 2013)
  17. Building the World’s First Geo-MOOC, Part 4 (October 3rd, 2013)
  18. Twelve Free Tools, Events and Publications for Geospatial Educators: 2013 Edition (October 3rd, 2013)
  19. Talking Shop with New England’s GIS Educators (October 2nd, 2013)
  20. Back to School with a MOOC (September 3rd, 2013)
  21. Pace University GIS Basics MOOC Launches Sept 9 (August 28th, 2013)
  22. Building the World’s First Geo-MOOC, Part 3 (July 15th, 2013)
  23. Esri Education GIS Conference 2013 Takeaways (July 15th, 2013)
  24. Nine Ways to Get More Out of the Esri International User Conference (July 2nd, 2013)
  25. What I Learned as a Student in my First MOOC (June 27th, 2013)
  26. Moving from Manifold IMS to CartoDB and Leaflet (June 10th, 2013)
  27. Ten Things You Need to Know About Indoor Positioning (May 6th, 2013)
  28. American Sentinel University Adds a Geospatial Learning Lab and Badges to its Online Education Programs (May 1st, 2013)
  29. Pace University Faculty Member Prepares “GIS 101” MOOC (April 25th, 2013)
  30. Building the World’s First Geo-MOOC, Part 2 (April 22nd, 2013)
  31. Ten Things GIS Users Need to Know about GitHub (April 8th, 2013)
  32. Neighborhoods are Just Predefined Geofences (March 21st, 2013)
  33. Five Sources for Geography and GIS Education Resources and News (March 6th, 2013)
  34. The Arches Project: Turning Open Source GIS into a Heritage Inventory and Management System (February 25th, 2013)
  35. Building the World’s First Geo-MOOC: An Interview with Penn State’s Anthony Robinson (February 21st, 2013)
  36. GM Releases SDK for the Internet of Cars (February 13th, 2013)
  37. LocationTech: The Next Step for the Open Source Geospatial Software Community (February 6th, 2013)
  38. Location Codes: Better than Addresses? (February 6th, 2013)
  39. Space-Time Insight Takes Predictive Analytics to the Next Level (January 31st, 2013)
  40. Beyond the Geography Bee (January 28th, 2013)
  41. Ephemeral Location Sharing (January 23rd, 2013)
  42. GIS Business Model Check-up (January 17th, 2013)
  43. How skobbler Uses OpenStreetMap to Advantage (January 9th, 2013)
  44. Top 5 Non-Directions Magazine Articles from Fall 2012 (December 27th, 2012)
  45. Top 5 Directions Magazine Articles from Fall 2012 (December 27th, 2012)
  46. Top 5 Directions Magazine Government Articles from Fall 2012 (December 26th, 2012)
  47. Top 5 All Points Blog Posts from Fall 2012 (December 20th, 2012)
  48. Top 5 Directions Magazine Podcasts from Fall 2012 (December 19th, 2012)
  49. The Top Ten GIS Stories of 2012 (December 17th, 2012)
  50. CityMaps Provides More Than Just Maps of Cities (December 6th, 2012)

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