Esri User Conference 2020: The World’s Largest GIS Event Goes Virtual!

June 9, 2020

The Esri User Conference (Esri UC) has a 40-year history of being an inspirational, informative and much-anticipated annual networking event for GIS professionals. The opportunity to meet in-person and share experiences is vital for moving the [...]

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GIS: The Newest Technology in Fraud Detection and Prevention

May 19, 2020

Fraud: It’s a practice most people typically associate with either the insurance industry, the financial sector, or both. The generalizations aren’t far off base, since fraudulent insurance claims total roughly $80 billion annually across the [...]

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How Social Media Mapping, GIS, and Big Data Guide Business Decisions

May 5, 2020

The reach of social media is undeniable. The various platforms allow an estimated 2.77 billion users to congregate and communicate online every day.1 Moreover, those same users heavily influence cultural preferences, trends, media, and other [...]

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The Evolving Role of GIS in the 2020 Census

April 7, 2020

Whether during the first U.S. census in August of 1790 or in the current 2020 census period, accurately accounting for every person in the nation is no small feat. More condensed populations in lower numbers may have been advantageous to [...]

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3 Ways GIS Is Transforming and Improving Public Health

March 10, 2020

The medical field and technology are inextricably linked. There are scores of devices and other life-saving advancements that prove the point, but the relationship that’s emerging between GIS and public health is transformative.

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Can GIS Data Help Save a Planet in Eco-Crisis?

March 3, 2020

It seems the weather has always been a source of mystery. Early efforts to understand and predict atmospheric conditions were largely done by observation. Even as rudimentary instruments were introduced to gauge things like temperature, humidity, [...]

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