This Monday in NYC, visionaries from Foursquare, MapR, Chartbeat and Acxiom, among other companies, converged to discuss the unique advantages and pitfalls of open source solutions at the Open Analytics Summit. Among the presenters was Alyssa Wright, vice president and director of solutions at OpenGeo, a provider of commercial geospatial software. During her presentation, she discussed Web mapping software (or the lack thereof) and the options available in the open source space. Information Management’s Whitney Eden sat down with Wright to discuss the unique intersection of open source geospatial analytics and where she sees the field heading.

Information Management: So you’ve worked for OpenGeo for more than four years. So what kind of trends do you see leading the space?

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