Announcing Li360 Community Mapping Contest Winners

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STAMFORD, Conn., December 12, 2017 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), a technology provider of innovative products, solutions and data which power commerce, today announced the winners of the first Li360 Collaboration Community Mapping Contest. Eight winners were selected across four different categories, and four winners were chosen based on views, likes, comments and shares. Four additional winners were also selected based on their cartographic composition and analytic insight.

“We had many superb submissions that truly embodied the idea of Location Intelligence,” noted Clarence Hempfield, Vice President of Location Intelligence Solutions at Pitney Bowes. “It was inspiring to see both the social and business outcomes our clients and Li360 users are achieving.”  

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Map of Melbourne’s road network by Cody Phelan

In the true spirit of community, the “People’s Choice” award category gave the community members themselves the power to recognize their peers as well ask questions and seek advice on how to improve their skills.

Below is a list of the winning entries in each category:

Maps for Fun

Kim Hicks: Cafe Culture (Pitney Bowes Selection)

Cody Phelan: Australian Road Network (People’s Choice)

Maps for Commerce

Simon Emmanuel: Map Replica Tool (Pitney Bowes Selection)

Karl Chastko: Tesla Dealership Location Analysis (People’s Choice)

Maps for Society

Jane Budgen: Noosa's Bat Map (Pitney Bowes Selection)

Gurj Dulai: Topography and Cycling Levels (People’s Choice)

Location Analytics

Laura DeCoste: Toronto Crime (Pitney Bowes Selection)

Thiru Ponnusamy: Road Crash Hot Spots (People’s Choice)

Thiru Ponnusamy, a MapInfo Pro user and winner from Queensland, Australia, commented on the contest: “I hope this becomes an annual event so we can showcase our best work and learn from others. Fantastic efforts by the organizers and congrats to everyone who showcased their work. My personal favorites are the Noosa Bat Map and the Map Replica Tool.”

Competitions will continue to be a feature of the Li360 Community, which is not limited to Pitney Bowes clients. “The community is designed to be totally inclusive,” according to Dave Andrews, Director of Customer Marketing for the Pitney Bowes Software Division. ”All we ask for is an email address. We have so much great content built by our engineers, partners and clients, explaining Location Intelligence use cases plus how to execute them. No matter what tools they use, Li360 users can learn the science of Location Intelligence and how to apply it.”

Congratulations to all the winners!

About Pitney Bowes

Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI) is a global technology company powering billions of transactions – physical and digital – in the connected and borderless world of commerce. Clients around the world, including 90 percent of the Fortune 500, rely on products, solutions, services and data from Pitney Bowes in the areas of customer information management, location intelligence, customer engagement, shipping, mailing, and global ecommerce. And with the innovative Pitney Bowes Commerce Cloud, clients can access the broad range of Pitney Bowes solutions, analytics, and APIs to drive commerce. For additional information visit Pitney Bowes, the Craftsmen of Commerce, at www.pitneybowes.com.

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