Case Study: Workforce Data in Online Site Selection Technologies

Key Takeaway: The site selection process usually begins with workforce as the first criterion, and to compete and win in today’s workforce-driven site selection process economic developers need to utilize modern technology that lets businesses start their site selection process with workforce data. GIS WebTech’s Recruit puts workforce data front and center on the landing page, […]

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Six Sure Signs Your Online Site Selection Technology is Outdated

GIS technology continues to advance rapidly, with useful new tools and data coming out regularly. The relentless pressures of competitive markets drive businesses to incorporate these advances to reduce risk associated with their location decisions. Leading economic development organizations, recognizing these competitive pressures and the growing demand from businesses for cutting-edge data and tools, respond by […]

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Legacy Online Site Selection Technologies: It’s Time for a Replacement

What is a legacy technology? A legacy online site selection system is an older software solution that provides basic online data and simple functionality, but lacks the most up-to-date data and interactive tools. As competitive pressures force businesses to focus relentlessly on improving their site selection processes with more and better data and increasingly sophisticated analysis, […]

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South Carolina I-77 Alliance Breaks New Ground With GIS WebTech

Regional Approach by Economic Development Leader. When we launched our all-new Recruit 4.5 a few months back, we knew it would change the way economic development organizations utilized technology. We also knew that leading economic development groups would be quick to utilize Recruit’s advanced features to highlight their communities, and that is exactly what our customers […]

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Reliability in Online Site Selection Technology

Key Takeaway: To be reliable, online site selection technologies must provide the most accurate data possible; they must offer analytical tools utilizing the latest advances to provide the most accurate results possible; and they must be available when businesses and site selectors want to use them. Economic development organizations running legacy technologies with non-Esri data, […]

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GIS WebTech Widens the Gap with Legacy Technologies

Introducing Recruit 4.5! When we launched Recruit 4.0 we created a buzz in economic development. For the first time, economic developers could provide real-time access to the entire Esri demographic data set and offer advanced analytical tools like trucking time analysis, and do so in a simple and intuitive app designed with extensive input from businesses […]

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GIS WebTech’s Record Growth Continues

Just a few months ago I wrote that 2018 was another year of incredible growth at GIS WebTech. Depending on the metric, we were two to four times bigger at the end of 2018 than we were at the beginning, continuing the rapid growth we began with the launch of Recruit 4.0 in 2016.When we […]

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Courtney Bridger Joins GIS WebTech’s Growing Team

GIS WebTech is pleased to announce that Courtney Bridger has joined our growing team as Director of Business Development! With our company’s rapid growth it became clear we needed additional business development professionals to meet increasing demand from economic development professionals. We were seeking a business development leader with experience in technology and a passion for […]

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2018: Another Record Year

2018 was another year of rapid growth at GIS WebTech. No matter what metric you choose we are much bigger now than we were on January 1, continuing our growth trajectory of recent years. For example, the graphic to the right documents our growth in customer count over the last four years. As you probably […]

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Insist on Esri Data. Site Selectors Do

Key Takeaway: EDOs that do not provide the depth, breadth and quality of data site selectors are looking for are at a major disadvantage. The Esri data set is by far the deepest, broadest, and most accurate available, which is why it is the data most requested by site selectors. GIS WebTech provides the only […]

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