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Pitney Bowes Refocuses on the Operational Intelligence of Location

June 10, 2013 - in Analysis, Interview

Pitney Bowes teamed with Autodesk in January of 2012 to bring their GIS and BIM/CAD products more closely together. The partnership has been focused on technology integration, and has rolled out several  solutions, including one focused on state and local…

Students Map a Future for Themselves and their Neighborhood

May 28, 2013 - in Analysis

This is Voeltner’s fourth year teaching the Geographic Information Systems, or GIS, class. It is one of the electives that’s part of Hoover High School’s…

Quake Changes Christchurch Crime Patterns

May 28, 2013 - in Analysis, Security

Crime maps reveal a major shift in trouble spots throughout Christchurch since the earthquakes. Police are using computer modelling to identify hotspots…

DataAppeal Makes Data Visualization Accessible

May 15, 2013 - in Analysis, Interview

There’s a great deal of change regarding how we monitor, analyze and understand our urban environments, and the volume of data that we can now access is central to this trend. However, not everyone that has data has the skill to unlock insight, and this…

More Than 30 Billion Devices Will Wirelessly Connect to the Internet of Everything in 2020

May 14, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate, Projects

ABI Research's latest data on the Internet of Everything (IoE) shows that there are more than 10 billion wirelessly connected devices in the market today; with over 30 billion devices expected by 2020. "The emergence of standardized ultra-low power wireless…

Real-time Traffic Visualization System Recognized as a Champion of Change

May 13, 2013 - in Analysis, Transportation

Among the organizations and applications that were recently recognized at the White House as "Champions of Change" is University of Maryland's Regional Integrated Transportation Information System with its real-time travel information delivery to smartphones.…

Why America’s Population Density is Falling

May 8, 2013 - in Analysis

We know that the population of the US is rising, and we know that the population of the US is also becoming increasingly urban. As a result, urban density — the number of people per square mile — has to be going up. And yet, if you calculate density the…

Why America's Population Density is Falling

May 8, 2013 - in Analysis

We know that the population of the US is rising, and we know that the population of the US is also becoming increasingly urban. As a result, urban density — the number of people per square mile — has to be going up. And yet, if you calculate density the…

UK Land Registry to Release Free Historical Property Data

May 8, 2013 - in Analysis, Projects

The Land Registry will release a number of free datasets as part of our commitment to the Open Data agenda. The following datasets will be available to download from our website under Open Government Licence: 30 May 2013 – historical House Price Index (HPI)…

Community Foundations Take a Leadership Role in Making Data More Accessible

May 6, 2013 - in Analysis, Projects

Community Foundations have long known the value of data in leadership decision-making. Now, several foundations are using Knight Community Information Challenge support to make data more accessible to the rest of the community. The Community Foundation for…