23 Dec

Company Spotlight: CUBIC

  By Ruqaiyah Zarook The American Geographical Society recently spoke with Mr. Bradford Powell, Vice President and General Manager of Cubic, a leading technology-driven company providing integrated solutions for transportation and defense to reduce urban congestion and improve militaries’ effectiveness....
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23 Nov

Company Spotlight: Crowd2Map Tanzania Project

By: Abigail Vandenberg The American Geographical Society had the privilege of meeting with Crowd2Map Tanzania’s founder, Ms. Janet Chapman. Crowd2Map is an entirely volunteer-based mapping project using crowdsourced data to help put rural Tanzania on the map. Since its conception...
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23 Aug

Company Spotlight: Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance

By: Kallie O’Donnell The NEPA Alliance is a private nonprofit that focuses on various aspects of community and economic development including business finance, local government assistance, nonprofit development, and transportation. The organization serves 7 counties in Northeastern Pennsylvania covering over...
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14 Jul

Company Spotlight: Resource Watch

By Samantha Hinton Resource Watch provides trusted and timely data for a sustainable future. The American Geographical Society (AGS) had the opportunity to sit down with them to hear more about how they are using datasets to help visualize global...
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28 Jun

Company Spotlight: Arturo

By Nina Edward American Geographical Society (AGS) had the opportunity to sit down with Ben Tuttle, CTO of Arturo, to discuss the ways in which artificial intelligence and aerial imagery are advancing the insurance industry. Tuttle calls Arturo a “clandestine...
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28 May

Company Spotlight: TeachOSM

When OpenStreetMap was created in 2004, the world of open geospatial data was a new frontier for the discipline of geography. Now it serves as a ubiquitous and powerful framework used all over the world to respond to humanitarian disasters,...
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29 Apr

Company Spotlight: Black Cape

By: Arden Benner The American Geographical Society is the oldest professional geographical organization in the United States; dedicated to the comprehensive advancement of geographic thinking in business, government, society, and education. In the almost seventeen decades since our conception, we’ve...
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30 Mar

Company Spotlight: Project Geospatial

By: Kelly Young It’s no secret that geospatial technology is a growing field with numerous industry applications. However, despite its prevalence in the world, many individuals are not aware of its impact on our daily lives. American Geographical Society (AGS)...
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