I am an atmospheric scientist with three degrees in meteorology. However my tenured home at the University of Georgia is the Department of Geography. Like many of you reading this, I had a rather narrow understanding of geography when I left NASA to join the faculty at the university. Over the years, I have certainly heard people describe geography as maps, capitals, rivers, and so forth. While these things are definitely a part of the discipline, Read more
Business leaders have become emergency planners as they work to protect employees and customers from the threat of COVID-19—even while rules for business operation change by the location and the day.
Though instincts will serve these leaders well as they plan, instincts are best paired with reliable data, analysis, and context. That’s why some experts advise business and organizational leaders to team up with GIS (geographic information system) analysts to plan business reopenings in locations around the world.