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Ford Motor Company Announces All-New 2021 Bronco And NeoTreks as an Off-Road Map Provider
Ford Motor Company Announces All-New 2021 Bronco And NeoTreks as an Off-Road Map Provider
Aug 17, 2020

"Truly a Game Changer"- Mark Grueber, Bronco consumer marketing manager Ford Motor Company recently unveiled the 2021 Bronco – including a classic two-door and first-ever four-door – the flagship of an all-new family of rugged off-road vehicles. We are excited to share the news with you that...

AccuTerra Releases Major Map Update
AccuTerra Releases Major Map Update
Jul 7, 2020

A Return to the Great Outdoors Going outside has been difficult this year for many outdoor enthusiasts. With the ongoing pandemic, many were relegated to enjoying only their backyards. Recently though, Governor Polis signed an executive order transitioning Colorado into the Safer at Home and in...

How We Build Strong Relationships with Our Clients
How We Build Strong Relationships with Our Clients
Jun 9, 2020

By Michael E. Bullock, President & CEO of NeoTreks:   NeoTreks has wonderful clients. We’re privileged to work together and consider them our friends. We do everything we can to help them be successful because, if our clients are successful, then we’re successful.   But, occasional...

Lessons on Business (and Life) with Michael Bullock, CEO & Founder of NeoTreks
Lessons on Business (and Life) with Michael Bullock, CEO & Founder of NeoTreks
May 12, 2020

  Join us for a sit-down chat with Michael E. Bullock, CEO & Founder of NeoTreks, as we discuss everything from the all-new NeoTreks.com to the next big trends in enterprise technology solutions to his favorite mode of transportation. Hint: It’s not what you think!   How did you com...

NeoTreks Spotlight: A Software Developer’s Day
NeoTreks Spotlight: A Software Developer’s Day
Apr 21, 2020

  At NeoTreks, we value our employees as much as our clients. That’s especially true for our talented team of software developers.   But what is a day in the life of a NeoTreks developer? For a closer look, we invite you to read about the “average day” of Aleš Gewinner (pronounced ̶...

4 Tips to Find the Best Mobile Development Agency for You
4 Tips to Find the Best Mobile Development Agency for You
Mar 11, 2020

At NeoTreks, we see more and more businesses of all sizes leveraging an effective mobile strategy beyond just a mobile-friendly website.   These companies are ahead of the game when it comes to investing in mobile technology to drive new revenue, improve efficiency or take their marketing to ...

NeoTreks' Origin Story!
NeoTreks' Origin Story!
Feb 25, 2020

In 2007, Michael Bullock was a key executive at a large mapping company in Denver when the first iPhone was released.   While not many of his colleagues were ready to make the leap, he immediately saw the potential to take multiple mobile devices — like a BlackBerry, camera, and Garmin GPS — ...

Snowstorm of the Century No Match for Castle Rock and PlowOps
Snowstorm of the Century No Match for Castle Rock and PlowOps
Jan 7, 2020

  While the Denver area survives plenty of snow every year, massive storms can still cause big problems for motorists. Such was the case with the colossal storm on Nov. 26, 2019. The storm frustrated drivers and made the roads extremely difficult – unless you were in the Town of Castle Rock. T...

Why Giving Back Matters
Why Giving Back Matters
Nov 25, 2019

“I believe the power to make money is a gift from God… to be developed and used to the best of our ability for the good of mankind.” – John D. Rockefeller, 1905   At NeoTreks, service is one of our core values – not only in regard to our clients, but also service to those less fortuna...

NeoTreks Maps Rebrands As AccuTerra™
NeoTreks Maps Rebrands As AccuTerra™
Oct 10, 2019

  NeoTreks is excited to announce the official rebranding of “NeoTreks Maps” to “AccuTerra™”. The update comes on the heels of NeoTreks’ purchase of nation-wide recreation map data from Intermap Technologies, Inc. in February 2019.   If the name sounds familiar, it’s because we’re retur...

NeoTreks is on The Move!
NeoTreks is on The Move!
Sep 3, 2019

  NeoTreks has hit another milestone! We’ve outgrown our current office, so we’re trekking down the road to a larger one, still in the heart of downtown Castle Rock.   Our company is the newest tenant inside The Move, a location that provides ample space for team growth and an innovativ...

How Road-Aware & NeoTreks Are Making Roads Safer
How Road-Aware & NeoTreks Are Making Roads Safer
Jul 15, 2019

  Last April there was a tragic accident on Interstate 70 in Lakewood, Colorado. A runaway semi-tractor slammed into a line of stopped cars at a speed of over 80 mph, leading to the heartbreaking death of four people and injuries for many more.   According to authorities, the suspect di...

Preventing Rollovers Before They Happen with Road-Aware
Preventing Rollovers Before They Happen with Road-Aware
Jun 17, 2019

  With the number of fatal crashes rising across the nation, the trucking industry is addressing safety issues that account for thousands of preventable crashes. Along with 4,700 fatalities (800 of which are truck drivers) and thousands of injuries, the cost to the industry surpasses $15 billi...

Riding the Wave – Keeping Your Apps Ahead of the Curve
Riding the Wave – Keeping Your Apps Ahead of the Curve
May 15, 2019

  When faced with the ever-increasing rate of change, how do you keep your apps fresh, attractive and exciting?   Are you part of the “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” crowd? Do you let your mobile apps languish until bugs, crashes and user complaints force you to update them?   ...

NeoTreks Partnership with BaseMap Results in Top 3 Free iPad App
NeoTreks Partnership with BaseMap Results in Top 3 Free iPad App
Apr 2, 2019

  For over a year, NeoTreks has been working with BaseMap on their all-in-one app for the outdoors. An ideal partnership, BaseMap designed the app and leveraged the expertise of the NeoTreks team to build it. NeoTreks developers became an extension of the BaseMap team, using their expertise ...

Is Establishing Quality Requirements a Challenge? Perhaps a Business Analyst Can Help!
Is Establishing Quality Requirements a Challenge? Perhaps a Business Analyst Can Help!
Mar 15, 2019

Part One: Are you trying to be Agile, but finding that establishing quality requirements is challenging?   Agile development offers a streamlined way to help you keep up with today’s fast-moving businesses. Through iterative work cycles and incremental delivery of functionality, you can prov...

You've Decided On the Help of a Business Analyst. Now What?
You've Decided On the Help of a Business Analyst. Now What?
Feb 10, 2019

Part Two: You’ve decided you want the help of a Business Analyst. So, what happens now?   As we discussed in Part One, the Business Analyst works with your Product Owner to help capture the business vision and associated requirements and priorities clearly and consistently, with enough detail...

NeoTreks Releases CartaPro™ in the GEOINT App Store
NeoTreks Releases CartaPro™ in the GEOINT App Store
Jan 11, 2019

  An already successful app on iTunes, CartaPro™ is now available to Department of Defense users through the GEOINT App Store. Castle Rock, Colo. – December 12, 2017 – NeoTreks (www.neotreks.com), a mobile geospatial development firm, has made CartaPro™ available in the National Geospatial-In...

Plow Ops' No Risk, No Commitment, Free 60-Day Trial!
Plow Ops' No Risk, No Commitment, Free 60-Day Trial!
Jun 20, 2017

  CASTLE ROCK, CO — June 20, 2017 — NeoTreks, Inc., a geospatial development company, announces a no risk, no commitment free 60-day trial of Plow Ops™, a SaaS-enabled workforce intelligence ecosystem that improves safety and increases efficiency during winter snow plowing operations. “Many r...

Change the Way You Work: 5 Tips for Digitizing Your Winter Operations
Change the Way You Work: 5 Tips for Digitizing Your Winter Operations
Jun 6, 2017

  It has been a tough year with record-breaking snowfall. Now that the snow has melted, it’s time to reflect on how we can improve. Better yet, it’s time to see if digitizing your winter operations can play an impactful role in the work you do. As you start to evaluate the benefits of applying...

New York Officials Fired for Snow Storm Response
New York Officials Fired for Snow Storm Response
May 23, 2017

  Think you can’t be fired for failing to respond adequately to inclement weather? Think again. The mayor of Binghamton, New York, fired two of the City’s top Public Works officials following heavy criticism from residents about poor snow removal during Winter Storm Stella. The stor...

NeoTreks, Inc. Announces the Launch of Plow Ops™
NeoTreks, Inc. Announces the Launch of Plow Ops™
Apr 12, 2017

  CASTLE ROCK, CO — April 11, 2017 — NeoTreks, Inc., a geospatial development company, announces the launch of Plow Ops™, a SaaS-enabled workforce intelligence ecosystem that improves safety and increases efficiency during winter snow plowing operations. “Many regions of the country experienc...

Why Are So Many Organizations Turning To SaaS?
Why Are So Many Organizations Turning To SaaS?
Apr 5, 2017

  Is your state or local agency still hesitant about the cloud? You’re not alone. The Public Sector’s initial skepticism of cloud computing was driven by security and migration concerns. However, the success of cloud computing as on-demand delivery of various types of technology solutions suc...

Winter Operations Trends Report, What You Need to Know
Winter Operations Trends Report, What You Need to Know
Mar 24, 2017

  We’re always looking for innovative service offerings to help drive safety and efficiency in exciting new ways. In an effort to stay ahead of the emerging needs of our partners throughout the country, Plow Ops™ recently concluded research on winter operations trends for 2018. We interviewed ...

Idaho Digs Out After Record Snowfall. Are You Prepared?
Idaho Digs Out After Record Snowfall. Are You Prepared?
Mar 8, 2017

  Record snowfall in Idaho has left many state and local officials wondering if plow fleets are ready for the next major storm. When it comes to winter operations, knowledge is power. With tools like road condition reporting, driver and route status, and communication tracking and event logs, ...

Getting Ready for Winter with Montgomery County, Maryland
Getting Ready for Winter with Montgomery County, Maryland
Feb 22, 2017

  At the annual 2016 Snow Summit, Montgomery County officials talked about getting ready for winter, the importance of snow removal, and new initiatives to bring residents more accurate and timely weather-related information. “Snow takes on a life of its own,” said Isiah Leggett, Montgomery C...

4 Reasons to Digitize Your Winter Operations
4 Reasons to Digitize Your Winter Operations
Feb 6, 2017

  You may feel like you’re getting by with traditional communications at your agency during inclement weather. However, the current cloud-dependent and digital platforms offer more efficient ways to track plow driver status and improve road, weather and critical incident reporting. Keep readin...

NeoTreks Plow Ops the “Next Big Thing” in GIS Startups
NeoTreks Plow Ops the “Next Big Thing” in GIS Startups
Jan 17, 2017

  Directions Magazine features NeoTreks Plow Ops in its article, “Startups: What’s the Next Big Thing?” The magazine caught up with the geospatial development company and other startups at the 2016 Esri User Conference, which connects leaders in the field of geographic information system (GIS)...

WYDOT Launches 250+ Plows with NeoTreks Plow Ops
WYDOT Launches 250+ Plows with NeoTreks Plow Ops
Jan 11, 2017

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) uses NeoTreks Plow Ops to make road, weather and critical incident reporting safer, easier and more efficient. Initially launched on 60 plows in 2014, WYDOT built on the success of its initial deployment to launch more than 250 plows for winter 2016. ...