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Major Acquisitions and Partnerships in the Geospatial Industry; the math of business transformation

Major Acquisitions and Partnerships in the Geospatial Industry; the math of business transformation

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In the recent release of the Global Geospatial Industry Outlook Report by Geospatial Media and Communications, it is illustrated the drivers of Acquisitions and Partnerships that have been witnessed in this industry especially at the fall of 2013. The Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) point towards a rush to break into new markets for the companies, improving products release cycles and competitive edge. More often, partnerships aim at introducing new products to a companies line of products without having to develop the products internally. Here is a list of Mergers and Partnerships (M&A) that have notably transformed the geospatial landscape; Siemens and Bentley Systems Strategic Alliance Including Joint Investment Initiatives    This strategic alliance agreement focused