This double issue theme is disruption, not only to geospatial business models, but also the disruption that location technologies are causing businesses… and much more! Highlights include: feature on Disruption, Location Analytics and Marketing, Calm Technology, OGC & the LBMA, Quantifying Natural Assets, Location Innovation at the Airport, Location Tracking and RFID.

Time Pollution

EDITOR'S NOTE: How are location technologies, applications and services mitigating time pollution? See the interview with Di-Ann Eisnor in the 2013 Women in Location issue on Waze’s business mission of saving people 15 minutes a day in traffic as an…

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Location Tracking Using RFID

A newly patented invention that precisely tracks mobile phones, tablets and other radio frequency-emitting devices (RFID) indoors could help redefine the possibilities for everyone from retailers and marketers to airlines, car manufacturers and…

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Location Based Marketing

The marketing value of location information has increased immeasurably with the proliferation of consumers’ mobile devices, the breadth of capability offered by advertisers’ cloud services, and the variety and quantity of location information. This…

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Calm Technology

Technology innovation is an evolutionary process where new products, solutions, and ideas are built on the theories and inventions of those who came before us. Mark Weiser, John Seeley Brown, and Rich Gold worked together at one of the nation’s most…

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Location-based Innovation in Action

Background Sabre and AT&T are developing and testing solutions that take advantage of AT&T’s newly enhanced Location Information Services (LIS)-Hybrid, which allows developers to build geo-aware mobile applications. They are exploring how…

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Follow LBx LITE news on Twitter: @lbxjournal

dO yOu hAvE EMAiL AnxiETy? dO yOu drEAd yOur inBOx, fuLL Of hundrEds of messages, most action items wanting anywhere from 5 minutes to 1 hour of your time to respond? Go to a meeting or take a call and come back to another deluge. And what about the…

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Top 10 Location Disruptors to Business

The power of location, or knowing “where,” has been discussed and marketed from the perspective of competitive advantage. There is no doubt that being able to correlate location data with other data and to enhance business intelligence is a…

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Valuing Natural Assets

Background Cartegraph is a geospatial software company that has traditionally provided location intelligence solutions around asset management to local, county and state governments. It primarily focused on extending the GIS environment within these…

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Follow LBx LITE news on Twitter: @lbxjournal

Do you have email anxiety? Do you dread your inbox?, full of hundreds of messages, most action items wanting anywhere from 5 minutes to 1 hour of your time to respond? Go to a meeting or take a call and come back to another deluge. And what about…

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What is Disruption?

Disruption has become a big business, consulting and media buzzword. Many of the de nitions amount to competition encroaching upon an industry or company’s territory, or so they believe. The Disruptive Innovation Model developed by Clayton…

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The Marketer’s Psychographic and Demographic Profile

Background Placed is a location analytics company that focuses on using location data to better understand consumers’ behaviors in the physical world. Placed Targeting, the newest service in Placed’s suite of services, goes beyond the traditional…

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Top 10 Disruptors to Geospatial Business Models

A REVIEW OF GAME CHANGERS It’s a time of great disruption within the technology space, with a great deal of change taking place in how geospatial data is collected, stored, visualized and analyzed. There are new technologies and new approaches that…

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