News and Analysis
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
“Thinking outside the box” can be cliché, but you rarely hear the phrase, “think inside the box.”Tim Garcia, vice president of business development for Moasis Global, looks at a new way of using demographic information and consumer behavior data for mobile marketing....Read more
Why do students already involved in GIS have such a challenging time finding topics for papers? Why is it so hard, and how can educators and professionals help?
In this article, Nick Williams, a trainer at Acuity Training, walks through the steps necessary to carry out an analysis of crime data using MapInfo.
In today's Directions on the News podcast, I suggested that the coming of sensors inside of the iPhone 6 and the advent of beacons plus other sensor technology might re-ignite enthusiasm for location-based sensors. This rebirth of sensors might potentially displace...Read more