Tom Probert

Global Product Manager, Pitney Bowes Software

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Articles by Tom Probert

Preserving 7,945 Acres With MapInfo v12

by Tom Probert | October 2, 2014 | No Comments

Location Intelligence Methow Conservancy

The Methow Conservancy in Washington State has a big job – protecting thousands of acres and shoreline habitat. In addition to conserving these crucial habitats, staff work with landowners and host educational initiatives in the community to help everyone get involved. All of this is done with just 10 staff members, which means the Conservancy […]


Location Intelligence: Now Better, Faster, Stronger

by Tom Probert | August 28, 2014 | No Comments

Location Intelligence GIS

It’s not surprising that businesses are tapping into location-based analytics. Marketers are using location information to send customized messages to on-the-go customers. Insurance carriers are using location information to conduct more comprehensive risk assessments before drafting policies. And it’s just the beginning. Between 2012 and 2022, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates steady growth […]


Destination Information: Location Intelligence Gives Life to ‘Flat’ Data

by Tom Probert | August 6, 2014 | No Comments

Location intelligence gives greater depth and life to information

You’d have trouble finding a business that doesn’t use data every day to make decisions. The range of activities businesses use data for is seemingly endless, from marketing and customer acquisition to risk management and internal process analysis. The use of data is second nature. Once businesses have exhausted their spreadsheets, how can they use […]


Spatial Data Management and MapInfo Manager

by Tom Probert | March 22, 2011 | No Comments

Hello, For those of you in Europe, Middle east, Africa and stretching farther East (including India), a series of web seminars have been scheduled to discuss Spatial data management and MapInfo Manager. The session will include a brief discussion on the some different approaches to spatial data management, the role of open standards and a demonstration of MapInfo […]


Come see MapInfo Professional v10.5 at the MapInfo UK User Group meeting!

by Tom Probert | May 21, 2010 | No Comments

This is just a quick note to let our U.K. customers know that we will be launching MapInfo Professional v10.5 at the MUGUKI meeting on June 23rd. The meeting takes place at the Savoy Place in London. For more details on the agenda and to register please visit the Muguki web site at


AGI GeoCommunity – Inspiration hub

by Tom Probert | September 21, 2009 | No Comments

For those of you attending the UK AGI GeoCommunity 2009 event, come see us at our Inspiration Hub! Take the opportunity to meet with Pitney Bowes Business Insight (PBBI) industry specialists and technology experts at GeoCommunity 09 in an informal, ‘drop-in’ style clinic. Discuss issues, share ideas, raise questions, or solve problems. Learn more about, […]


MI Pro v10.0 Web Seminars

by Tom Probert | July 24, 2009 | No Comments

Hello, If you have not had a chance to attend one of our in person seminars or user group meetings we are conducting web seminars on MapInfo Professional v10.0.  These are being run at a time convenient for Europeans and the sessions are somewhat tailored for a European audience.   Any and all are welcome, though.  […]