News and Analysis
Microsoft, IBM, Apple and SAP have been making huge investments in geospatial technology and in some cases, working together. Are there implications for a new era in enterprise spatial analytics? Is this the dawn of true big data geospatial analytics?
In the late 1980's, the book, The Clustering of America by Michael Weiss had an immense impact on my career. It was a fascinating look at how people migrate to neighborhoods of similar background, interest and socio-economic status. Today it might seem obvious but...Read more
At the Esri Senior Executive Seminar, four executives shared their success stories on how GIS became an operational necessity within their individual lines of business.
Jack Verouden, the general manager for geomatics at Royal Dutch Shell has inserted GIS into...Read more
Ubisense’s latest product, myWorld 2.0, integrates Google Maps for Business technologies to enhance an enterprise’s operational awareness. Directions Magazine interviewed Peter Batty, co-founder and CTO of the geospatial division of Ubisense, to explore the product and how the...Read more
Some 360 users and more than 100 Safe Software staffers attended the 2014 FME International User Conference in Vancouver, BC. Executive Editor Adena Schutzberg enjoyed the energy, commitment and playfulness of the hosts and attendees. She shares her takeaways....Read more