31 Jan

Company Spotlight: GISMO

By Katie Anderson The use of GIS can be found in nearly all sectors of society, from GPS systems used in mapping applications, such as Lyft or Uber Eats, to 9-1-1 emergency response. The Geospatial Information Systems and Mapping Organization...
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30 Sep

Company Spotlight: Open Geospatial Consortium

By Jordan Brennan The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is the largest formal international consortium of geospatial organizations. More than 500 businesses, government agencies, research organizations, and universities contribute to OGC’s mission of making geospatial  information and services Findable, Accessible, Interoperable,...
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31 Aug

Company Spotlight: Cadasta

By Catherine McKenna Earlier this month, AGS had the privilege of speaking with Chief Programs Officer Frank Pichel of Cadasta. With the company’s vision to “build a world where even the most marginalized individuals and communities can benefit from the...
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25 Jul

Company Spotlight: Constellis

By James Mallinson Threats to American citizens, companies, and government facilities abroad present new and ever-evolving challenges for both United States federal security services and the private security companies assisting in protecting American assets around the world. Geospatial awareness in...
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29 Jun

Company Spotlight: Gojek

By Tamanna Akter This month, the American Geographical Society had the opportunity to virtually meet with Nate Smith, Head of Business and Product, and leading the cartography team at Gojek. Gojek (part of GoTo Group) was created in 2010 and...
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31 May

Company Spotlight: Digital Earth Africa

By Alex Griffin The American Geographical Society recently had the pleasure of interviewing Omar Seidu, a social statistician working for the Ghana Statistical Service. Through this work, Mr. Seidu works in collaboration with Digital Earth Africa (DEA). Digital Earth Africa...
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29 Apr

Company Spotlight: Economic Innovation Group

By Catherine McKenna Headquartered in Washington D.C., the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) is a bipartisan public policy organization committed to creating a more dynamic economy, working with policymakers and developing research at the intersection of economic and geographic issues. Kenan...
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30 Mar

Company Spotlight: Locana

By Catherine McKenna Earlier this month, the American Geographical Society had the opportunity to speak with Jaime Crawford, SVP of Strategic Industries, and Kim Kearns, Professional Services Director of Open Data and Development, of Locana, formerly known as Critigen. This...
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