MAYA Companies Moving to Downtown Pittsburgh to Accommodate Growth

Rhiza’s parent company, MAYA, announced that it was moving all of the MAYA Companies to downtown Pittsburgh. I didn’t think this was a big news story, but apparently Marketwatch decided to publish the news. The expansion of the MAYA Companies into a downtown skyscraper is just one indicator for how well the companies (including Rhiza) are doing and how much…

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Rhiza CEO Co-Authors Presidential Report on Ecosystem Protection

For over a year, I’ve been serving on a working group of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). Our working group was comprised of leaders from educational and non-profit institutions, as well as corporations large and small, who all had expertise in matters of ecosystem preservation, environmental economics and information systems. During this time I’ve had…

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FracTracker Researchers Win Awards

From our friends at Pitt’s Center for Healthy Environments and Communities comes news that several researchers have won awards as a result of their work with FracTracker.org, which is powered by Rhiza Insight. The researchers and their projects were: Samantha Malone, BCHS – “Implementation of FracTracker.org: A GeoWeb platform to manage and communicate shale gas information” – Poster | PowerPoint…

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Civic Footprint Mapping in Calgary Using Rhiza Insight

We love it when our customers sing our praises! A really interesting non-profit organization in Toronto, Canada called Framework has been using our Rhiza Insight software to help in the mapping and measurement of people’s Civic Footprint. You can read about their experience using Rhiza Insight to take all of the 2010 Calgary Vital Signs data to see emerging trends…

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Mapping the Japanese Earthquakes

We’ve all been watching the news from Japan with concern. I’ve personally found the imagery and video footage completely overwhelming, both emotionally and from the perspective of trying to understand exactly what happened. One bit of information that I kept hearing was that aftershocks to the main earthquake event were happening as frequently as several times per hour. I wondered…

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Rhiza/Google Booth Presentation at AFCEA Homeland Security Conference @signalmag #afcea

Rhiza CEO, Josh Knauer, will be giving two presentations at the AFCEA (Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association) Homeland Security Conference at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in Washington, DC. Both presentations will take place in Booth #611 (Google/Onix Networking Booth) in the Atrium Exhibit Area. 10:30am – Booth #611 – Go Get Your Data: Learn how to effectively…

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