GeoWorld December 2012

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DECEMBER 2012 4 POSITION Rewriting the Future toward an Age of Geographic Utopia By Todd Danielson F E AT U R E S Industry Outlook 2013 14 Big Data and a Brave New GeoWorld 6 NEWSLINK 10 BEYOND MAPPING Bringing Travel and Terrain Directions into Line Dan Adams, vice president of Product Management, TomTom By Joseph Berry Peter Batty, founder and vice president, Geospatial Technology, Ubisense Tim Case, customer success manager, Autodesk 12 THE ���G��� IN GIS The Coming Age of Spatial Computing By Daniel Sui Jack Dangermond, founder and president, Esri Chuck Drinnan, principal, eWAM Associates Connie Gurchiek, president, Transcend Spatial Solutions William S. Holland, president, RedGiant Analytics Inc. 30 OPEN GEOSPATIAL CONNECTION OGC Plays Key Role in Next-Generation Aviation Information Systems Anup Jindal, chief operating officer, RMSI Ron Lake, CEO, Galdos Systems Inc. David S. Linden, chief scientist, SAIC Inc. By Nadine Alameh Xavier Lopez, director of product management, Oracle Spatial and Graph Technologies Time-sensitive GeoWorld departments such as NetLink, PeopleLink, Product News and Business News now are maintained solely at the Web site. Check there often for the latest updates as they happen. Dale Lutz, co-founder and vice president of development, Safe Software Carey Mann, vice president of solutions, Bentley Systems Walter Scott, founder, Mladen Stojic, vice chief technical officer president, Geospatial, and executive vice Intergraph | ERDAS president, DigitalGlobe. Carl Reed, chief technology officer, Open Geospatial Consortium Steven Woolven, president, Applanix Corp. The digital version of this issue contains additional coverage of this section. Visit for more information. GeoWorld (ISSN 0897-5507, USPS 023-416) is published monthly by M2MEDIA360, a Bev-Al Communications, Inc. company. 1030 W. Higgins Road, Suite 230, Park Ridge, IL 60068 USA GeoWorld is distributed free to quali���ed subscribers in the geospatial industry. POSTMASTER Please send change of address to: GeoWorld, PO Box 4290, Port Jervis, NY 12771 Subscription rates - one year: US $72, two years: US $128; one year Canada: $90, two years Canada: $163. All other countries, one year: $108 (includes airmail postage). Payable in U.S. funds only. Customer Service and subscription requests, please call Phone (845) 8562229; Fax (845) 856-5822 or subscribe online at www.geoplace. com/subscribe. Periodical postage paid at Park Ridge, IL and additional mailing of���ces. Predicting Future Behavior It���s the End Results that Matter, Not the Technology BY DENNIS GROSECLOSE D E C E M B E R 2 O 1 2 / 26 W W W . G E O P L A C E . C O M 3

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