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This software entrepreneur wants executives to think like cartographers

This software entrepreneur wants executives to think like cartographers

Jack Dangermond, founder of the 45-year-old mapping software company Esri, thinks every businessperson needs more geospatial awareness. In Jack Dangermond’s world, an interactive map is worth 100 charts. He’s biased, of course. The privately-held geographic information systems (GIS) company that Dangermond founded 45 years ago with his wife—Esri, or Environmental […]

The History of America’s Maps, All in One App

The History of America’s Maps, All in One App

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) and Esri, two of the most authoritative mapping sources in the country, have partnered to put the rich tapestry of US historical maps into the hands of everyone. The USGS Historical Topographic Map Explorer app brings to life more than 178,000 maps dating from […]