Johnny Lin

Data Production Manager

March 19, 2013

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11 Ways GIS Systems Can Be Used in Emerging Markets

Gaining global market share and long term success with GIS.

Nowadays most global enterprises have the future view on investment in emerging markets to gain not only a global market share, but long term success as well. Research by Global Intelligence Alliance in 2012 pointed out that 48% of US companies continuously expand their global footprint in emerging markets, especially in India (81%), Brazil (79%), China (71%), Russia (48%), Indonesia (26%), and Turkey (23%).

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Johnny Lin

Data Production Manager

March 3, 2013

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Mobile GIS Apps for Business

Advancements in the use of GIS for business surveys.

Today, mobile technology is bringing us to a higher level then we’ve ever had before. It’s a huge revolution changing everything from the size of devices, battery endurance, finger touch operations, wireless internet connections, GPS, cameras and so on. As the role of a GIS user, what kinds of benefit will this revolution bring to us, and how will GIS play a role in it’s impact?

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Chris Hubbard

@chriswhubbard Market Strategy

September 26, 2012

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Infographic – Why You Should Be Using GIS for Retail

Using GIS to make smarter more accurate business decisions.

Geographic information systems are designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of geographical data. Historically, GIS has been used primarily for farming and agriculture needs. But with today’s vast amounts of available business data, retailers have also begun leveraging GIS to make smarter more accurate business decisions.

Studies have shown that 70% of all retail data contains a geospatial component. In this month’s Visual Trends infographic, we take a look at what GIS is, why retailers are choosing to adopt it, and how they are using it to gain a competitive edge.

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