The OpenStreetMap US team is pleased to announce that Locana has joined as a Supporter member. Locana, a location and mapping technology company, provides software products and services that address global business, climate, and social challenges. Welcome, Locana!
“Hundreds of millions of consumers today use services leveraging OpenStreetMap’s data, and organizational interest in deploying OSM data for business purposes continues to grow. That’s why we are thrilled to further support OpenStreetMap US through organizational membership. We look forward to seeing OSM’s growing impact on consumers, and helping businesses take advantage of this open resource alongside other proprietary data sources to offer better products and services.”
-Todd Slind, Locana Vice President of Technology
Locana’s team of experts has been actively involved in building OpenStreetMap by enriching data sets for more than a decade, making map information more detailed and accurate, testing new methodologies for generating location intelligence from OSM data, and contributing in other ways to the OSM community. They have also been a pioneer in demonstrating the value of OSM data by using it in innovative applications related to environmental protection, humanitarian aid, disaster response, education and much more. In addition, Locana has successfully worked with companies to employ Esri software and open technology using OSM data. More information about Locana can be found here.
Does your organization use OpenStreetMap? Are you looking for a meaningful way to give back and support the growth of our open-source community? If you answered yes, then we encourage you to consider our organizational membership. We offer five tiers of membership to accommodate different levels of investment. Membership benefits include networking events, educational opportunities, discounts on event sponsorship including our State of the Map US conference, and more! For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.