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The Next Wave of Cybersecurity Issues as We Approach the IoT

I attended a presentation today by Michael Lee, Cyber Security Research Manager at CFDRC, who explained that the Internet of Things (IoT) opens a new front in cyber security and exposes vulnerabilities to many types of devices and systems. On the top of his list were supervisory control and...

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Is Location Still Everything?

"A decade or so ago pundits (ourselves included) said the internet would mean the 'death of distance' and make the world 'flat,' i.e., eliminate geographical differences." So writes Adrian Wooldridge in The Economist. True? And if so, what role did and does GIS play in this...Read more

Making Location Work for Smart Cities – the Case for Location Standards

The Directions Magazine webinar, Making Location Work for Smart Cities – the Case for Location Standards, attracted 575 global registrants on September 3, 2014. In this article, Denise McKenzie, executive director for OGC’s Communications and Outreach Program, and Ron Exler, OGC’s...Read more

aboutPLACE: New Developer API for Hyperlocal Spatial Modeling

Spatial models have often been constrained by political boundaries (i.e. vectors) like Census Tracts or Zip Codes. Dana Tomlin's Map Algebra exploded the notion of boundaries by employing raster-based Map Algebra, and since, GIS systems have utilized heat maps, 3D...Read more

Addressing the Madness of Addressing

Are street addresses obsolete? There are times when they are useless in an emergency. Carbon County, Utah GIS manager Benjamin Clement provides details about a flooding incident in his county where standard addresses became part of the problem. Then he provides his solution....Read more

Where Location Analytics Can Save Corporations from Drowning in Big Data - HBR

In a blog post in the Harvard Business Review, Brian McCarthy, a managing director for Accenture, cautions corporations about drowning in "big data" overload that threatens their ability to prioritize and solve problems.The examples that McCarthy provides...Read more

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