About Us

The power of place.

Geospatial Solutions, sister brand to GPS World, provides breaking news and features from our editorial staff and other industry experts, interesting application case studies, and news on the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for all industries that use geospatial data. Areas covered include Big Data, desktop and mobile GIS, Earth imaging, use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), policy news and the state of the geospatial industry. Aside from daily news coverage, the brand has two monthly enewsletters, Geospatial Solutions Monthly and Geointelligence Insider.

Editorial Staff

Mailing address for the editorial staff:

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ATTN: Geospatial Solutions
1360 East 9th Street
10th floor
Cleveland, OH 44114

cozzens_tracy_130Tracy Cozzens
Senior Editor

Tracy Cozzens been on the staff of GPS World magazine since 2006. She also is editor of GPS World’s newsletters and the sister website Geospatial Solutions. She has worked in government, for non-profits, and in corporate communications, editing a variety of publications for audiences ranging from federal government contractors to teachers, including serving as editor of the U.S. Department of Energy’s magazine DOE This Month.

a_barwacz_120x150Allison Barwacz
Digital Media Manager

Allison Barwacz is the digital media manager for North Coast Media (NCM). She completed her undergraduate degree at Ohio University where she received a bachelor’s degree in magazine journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. She works across a number of digital platforms, which include creating e-newsletters, writing articles and posting across social media sites. She also creates content for NCM’s Pit & Quarry, Portable Plants and LP Gas magazines. Her understanding of the ever-changing digital media world allows her to quickly grasp what a target audience desires and create content that is appealing and relevant for any client across any platform.

Contributing Editor


william-tewelow-headshot-130x175William Tewelow, GISP
Contributing Editor

William Tewelow is a former intelligence specialist with the U.S. Navy. He also served a special assignment at the U.S. Department of Transportation and is currently a manager with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. He is a certified geographic information systems professional (GISP).