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Five myths about Location Intelligence

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 12:12pm

There are many misconseptions about Location Intelligence and how it differs from GIS.  This article explains the differences between the two fields as well as how they are related.

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Geospatial among hottest job skills

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 12:06pm

Geospatial skills are one of the top 20 hottest job skills that companies are looking for today.

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Homeland Security Says PNT a National Critical Function

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 4:06pm

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has designated positioning, navigation, and timing services (PNT) a “National Critical Function.” That is PNT is now officially a capability so vital to the United States that its “disruption, corruption, or dysfunction would have a debilitating effect on security, national economic security, national public health or safety.”

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Five US Departments of Transportation Upload 270,000 miles of Road Data to Mapillary to Understand Road Safety

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 11:23am

Five state DOTs, including Arizona, uploaded photologs to Mapillary to help improve the way infrastructure and road safety are studied.

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Dino Bones and Drones: Thornton, Colo., Draws a Line in the Sand

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 1:07pm

The unexpected discovery of dinosaur fossils at a construction site drew in a swarm of drone enthusiasts. The increased activity prompted city leaders to pass new rules about where the device can fly without facing stiff penalties.

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