Two Google funded reports on the size and nature of the geospatial industry, globally and in the U.S., use very different methodologies than past studies. Overall revenue figures are ten time those documented in the past! What did past studies miss, if anything? And, more importantly, what do these reports tell us about our industry?
To all the GIS professionals out there, we are the New Explorers, and we’re coming together, March 25-28 in Palm Springs for the Esri DevSummit. Discover the latest mapping tools set to release with ArcGIS 10.2 and see the best location-based apps put into practice. Visit esri.com/devsummit.
Jack Levis, is known to many readers as “the UPS guy” in the Penn State Public Broadcasting production The Geospatial Revolution. He gave the opening keynote at this year's Location Intelligence Conference in Washington, DC. He basically backed up his now-famous quip about how UPS used to be a trucking company that used technology, but is now a technology company that happens to use trucks. He reviewed what analytics are by...