Location Intelligence in a cardless society

by Lorena Hathaway |September 30, 2013|No Comments

In the years ahead, you’ll probably carry less plastic in your wallet. While the physical cards common for most credit and debit transactions may soon become extinct, consumer credit will live on. A recent Pitney Bowes whitepaper looked at the new cardless society, and examined the ways card issuers could strengthen their brand, build their […]


Selecting & Licensing Spatial Data – part 2

by Simon DellOro |September 10, 2013|No Comments

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In today’s environment, the way in which we select and license spatial data for our applications requires careful consideration. In this short blog series, I will provide three recommendations for how anyone building mapping applications can be most efficient when it comes to selecting, licensing and accessing spatial data. Read Recommendation #1 – License Data […]


How efficient are you? Webinar Seminar series helps GIS professionals excel in tough times

by Lorena Hathaway |August 25, 2013|Comments Off on How efficient are you? Webinar Seminar series helps GIS professionals excel in tough times


This year, the location experts at MapInfo Professional have been conducting a free six-part webinar seminar entitled the Six Traits of Highly Efficient GIS People. This week, the series moves to “Lay Your Foundations” with focus on how to catalog, describe, and clean your data. Additionally, the webinar will help you answer the following: Are […]


Telenor Pakistan Enhances Geographical Analysis Capabilities with Spectrum Spatial

by Lorena Hathaway |August 22, 2013|No Comments


Launched in 2005 and owned by the Telenor Group, Telenor Pakistan is Pakistan’s second largest mobile operator with over 25 million subscribers and a market share of 24 percent.  Its network consists of over 150,000 retailers, franchises and company owned sales and network centers.  Despite its Business Objects Business Intelligence (BI) System adequately serving enterprise-wide […]


Before you buy: 3 things to know when licensing spatial data—part 1

by Simon DellOro |July 30, 2013|No Comments

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The appetite for maps has become insatiable. It’s become an everyday staple for many all around the world. Today we use digital maps in ways we previously unimagined. But maps are only as good as the spatial data that fill them. Navigation, mapping applications, and all-manner of location finders are useless with trustworthy data (see […]


Operational GIS: Driving Place-based Insights for Business Analytics

by Ahmed Abukhater |July 19, 2013|No Comments

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  GIS has been used in various corporate and government projects serving many industries and communities. Throughout its evolution, GIS has become a powerful analytical and visualization tool that impacts business decisions, growth strategy, and company general direction. In general, GIS has six pillars: hardware, software, data, people, methods, and operations. Until recently, GIS has […]


GIS Professionals: 6 Tips to Become More Efficient

by Lorena Hathaway |June 25, 2013|No Comments

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The demands to deploy Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology are growing rapidly, putting a strain on the GIS professionals organizations turn to for expertise. At the same time, organizations are dealing with budget cuts and staffing issues, forcing existing staff to learn how to do more with less. The software team here at Pitney Bowes […]