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Exploring PBBI’s Vision for Geospatial Data as a Service

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Tuesday, May 18th 2010

Pitney Bowes Business Insight (PBBI) last week announced it will launch a geospatial content marketplace, which it describes as Data as a Service (DaaS). PBBI will partner with WeoGeo for the service, which is expected to go live in June. Directions Magazine editors contemplate the hurdles to success and how, or if, this marketplace will in fact be an iTunes for geodata.

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Show Notes

What Apple's Lala Acquisition May Mean for iTunes - PCWorld
WeoGeo is Out of Private Beta WeoGeo News and Press Releases
Is a Geographic Appliance in Your Future? - Directions Magazine
PBBI to Launch Data as a Service with WeoGeo #InsightsCon - All Points Blog
Pitney Bowes Business Insight Launches SaaS-Based Solution
Podcast: SaaS and the Cloud-PBBI's President Offers His Reason Why Things Must Change
Microsoft Wants to Build Its Business With Data
Big Data Marketplaces Put a Big Price on Finding Patterns
Podcast: Exploring WeoGeo with Paul Bissett - Directions Magazine
WeoGeo - Geospatial Library and Market for GIS maps, CAD files, and raster data
PBBI Insights '09: The Cloud, Recession = Eye of the Storm

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