NLT Blog

Upcoming Webinar: QWI and Shift-Share Analysis – Tapping a Powerful Resource

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership in collaboration with the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) welcomes Mr. Grundvig as he shares the potential advantages and caveats when using shift-share analysis with the QWIs. When coupled together there is ability to create a powerful tool set which helps quantify […]

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Geospatial Data Integration Challenges and Considerations

Digital data tools are no longer resources viewed by the technologically or scholastically savvy. With help from government agencies, big data about people, places, and phenomena have become widely available by way of popular website applications. Now that data modules have increased in demand, how can developers address the issues of potential disparities in coverage, quality, […]

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Free eBook in honor of Cyber-Monday!

IN HONOR OF CYBER MONDAY, and as a follow-up Small Business Saturday Give-Away, New Light Technologies, Inc. (NLT) is giving away an E-Book at 100% discount! The E-Book can be found on our website and is titled “How to Select a Geospatial IT Services Provider”.  It is a free download to for any interested Procurement Officer or […]

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Industry Colleagues’ view on NLT CEO

During a recent corporate documentary process for NLT’s 12 years in business, our producers at StoriesIncorporated.com asked a few of the folks that I had the opportunity to work with and for over the last 20 years some questions of how it was to work with me. I am humbled by their generosity of time and […]

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NLT Participates in Small Business Saturday

As the tradition sets in for consumers going to small businesses on Small Business Saturday, we at NLT were pondering how to participate.  As a small business, our services teams mostly work invisibly behind the scenes on projects for other businesses and government customers and we don not normally offer consumers any services directly. However, […]

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NLT is a So Others Might Eat (SOME) Gold Sponsor!

Yes, you have heard correctly, New Light Technologies is proud to announce that they are a Gold Member sponsor of SOME’s 12th Annual Thanksgiving Day Trot for Hunger. As an added bonus of being sponsors for the Trot for Hunger 5K run/walk, a group from NLT headed by CEO, Ghermay Araya will be participating in […]

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Help us win The Chase Small Business Grant Competition by just clicking!

New Light Technologies, Inc. (NLT) has entered the Main Street℠ Grants Competition by Chase to award twelve (12) small businesses with a no-strings-attached growth grant of $250,000. NLT pledges 10% of the Grant win to So Others Might Eat (SOME.org)! and has become Gold Sponsor of the 13th Annual Thanksgiving Trot! Mission Main Street℠ Grants […]

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NLT goes into its teen years this month!

Like every year for the past 13 years, we are amazed yet again, that it has been another year since New Light Technologies, Inc. (NLT) was started. We are blessed to be around after this long and look forward to the next 13 years.  While 13 years in business seems to be relatively small compared […]

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NLT Presents on Data Integration at ESRI UC 2013

Data Integration Challenges & Strategies for Advanced GeoAnalytics Robert Pitts, Director of Geospatial Services for New Light technologies presented on data integration challenges and strategies at the ESRI UC in San Diego last week. The presentation was part of the Meeting Data Interoperability Challenges session on Thursday morning. The presentation slides are available below! Summary: […]

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FEMA Extends GIS Contract To New Light Technologies

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently doubled a contract to support geospatial information systems (GIS) for disaster response and recovery operations. New Light Technologies Inc., Washington, DC, received an increase in an existing contract ceiling from $3.5 million to $6.9 million, FEMA announced on March 15. FEMA said extension of the contract to New […]

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