News and Analysis
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
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
The Bronx Community College Geospatial Center Opens
The Bronx Community College Geospatial Center of the CREST Institute (BGCCI) opened last Friday.
The Bronx Community College Geospatial Center of the CREST Institute (BGCCI) is a collaboration between Bronx...Read more
How much of a supporting factor is location in retail sales forecasting models? In this overview of different models and approaches, Rich Fenker, principal of theRetailPlanet.com, provides his perspectives on which models most often produce success and which may result in “dogs.”...Read more
On July 14 at the Esri International User Conference, the company announced GeoNet, the new home for technical forums and a place for GIS users to come together to share ideas, insights and challenges. Now that it’s been up and running publicly for three months, we’ll...Read more