Janice Partyka

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Janice Partyka is principal of JGP Services, www.jgpservices.net, a consulting practice that helps companies with marketing strategy, including investigating new markets, ensuring product roadmaps match market needs, and creating marketing campaigns. Janice develops websites, social media, public relations and overall marketing communication. She also works as an expert witness for the mobile industry and conducts prior art searches for patent cases.

Janice has served in leadership capacities in the wireless industry, leading marketing, business development, media and government relations, including serving as vice president of external affairs for TechnoCom Corporation. She briefed the Obama transition team on broadband issues. Janice was a twice-elected member of the board of directors of the E9-1-1 Institute, which supports the work of the U.S. Congressional E9-1-1 Caucus to ensure implementation of wireless E9-1-1, and she was telecom liaison to the Intelligent Transportation Society's World Congress. Janice is a frequent speaker at mobile and location industry events. Her webinars on mobile applications and technologies draw audiences from more than 40 countries. Janice Partyka is also the founder of www.majorstocareers.com, a web service that helps college students find the right major that will lead to a satisfying career.

Contact: Janice Partyka at jpartyka@jgpservices.net, www.jgpservices.net. Free subscriptions to Wireless LBS Insider are available at http://www.gpsworld.com/subscriptions.

Posts by Janice Partyka

Industry Battles Indoor Location Rules Posted on 18 Dec 2014 in the Indoor Positioning & LBS/Wireless & Newsletter Editorials & Wireless LBS Insider categories.

The FCC will soon make a ruling on indoor location rules for 911 calls. If you worked in the location industry in the late 1990s, you may remember when the FCC ruled that wireless carriers would have to automatically locate a mobile phone that dialed 911 from the outdoors. Read more»

Connected Car Show: Issues Arise as Automakers Look to Autonomous Vehicles Posted on 21 Nov 2014 in the Automotive & Newsletter Editorials & Road & Transportation Opinions & Wireless LBS Insider categories.

Hacking, Privacy, and Consumer Acceptance Top the List
Vehicle styling, speed and looks took the back seat while capabilities driven by GPS, sensors and data were up front at this week's Los Angeles Auto Show’s Connected Car Expo. Privacy and security, distractibility and safety, and human interfaces were all hot issues. Read more»

Mapping Our Inner GPS Posted on 22 Oct 2014 in the Newsletter Editorials & Wireless LBS Insider categories.

How does our brain understand where our body is in space, and navigate us from home to work? The components of Google Maps are easy for us to discern. We... Read more»

What Mattered at CTIA Posted on 18 Sep 2014 in the Newsletter Editorials & Wireless LBS Insider categories.

To those attending CTIA’s Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas September 9-11, it was clear that we’ve entered a period of divergence. Sensors, multiple platforms, all sorts of devices, computing... Read more»

Connected Car Isn’t a Smart Car Posted on 27 Aug 2014 in the Automotive & Road & Wireless LBS Insider categories.

The most interesting thing in mobile and location in 2014 is the connected vehicle. Back in the early 1990s, a bigger vision of smarter highways began to be explored. The... Read more»

Who Will Win at Indoor Location? Posted on 28 Jul 2014 in the Newsletter Editorials & Wireless LBS Insider categories.

Where are bets on new technology being placed? Prominent venture capital (VC) firms are investing in companies with indoor location solutions. But with more than 50 companies to choose from... Read more»

Regulating Navigation and Mapping Apps? Posted on 24 Jun 2014 in the Newsletter Editorials & Personal Navigation & Road & Transportation Opinions & Wireless LBS Insider categories.

Steven Spriggs was pulled over by a motorcycle cop for using his iPhone while driving. He immediately held it up to show the officer that he was using Apple Maps,... Read more»

European Court Rules on Privacy — Is Location Next? Posted on 29 May 2014 in the Newsletter Editorials & Wireless LBS Insider categories.

The highest court in the European Union has granted the right to be forgotten by a search engine. Will location privacy be next on the docket? We are seeing the... Read more»