Update: MAPPS Executive Director John Palatiello informs me that the action of these ten organizations was made independent of COGO. COGO, he confirmed, has not yet reached agreement on a statement regarding Imagery for the Nation.
by Adena Schutzberg on 07/28 at 11:49 AM |
American International Group Inc, better known as AIG, renamed its property-casualty business “Chartis,” from the Greek for “map” on Monday. The idea of the new brand is “to underscore its worldwide reach, with operations in 160 countries and jurisdictions serving more than 40 million customers.” New signs are already going up in New York City with a predictable compass logo. This part of the company has actually been profitable, unlike the parent.
Branding expert Steven Manning, managing director for Igor, put described the new name this way: “It’s the kind of name that’s in one ear and out the other. It blends into the woodwork, which is just what the assignment was.” He’s quoted in Insurance Journal which notes many other companies with that same name and related logo.
by Adena Schutzberg on 07/28 at 06:17 AM |
Last week the House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held an oversight hearing on “Federal Geospatial Data Management.” The committee led by Rep. Jim Costa, heard testimony from federal, state, private industry and professional organization representatives. Our editors look at what was said and what the hearing may mean for the future.
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by Adena Schutzberg on 07/28 at 01:00 AM |