The unprecedented growth in Americans aged 65 and over is driving demand in the senior housing subsector. The Census Bureau expects the U.S. senior population to increase by 60 percent between 2016 and 2040, and preparing for this unprecedented population growth presents challenges for deciding when, where, and what type of medical facilities to open.Read more
The mission of the City Health Dashboard, a program created in a partnership between NYU Langone Health, and NYU’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service, is to “Equip cities with a one-stop resource for comprehensive, reliable data to help them build healthier and more equitable communities.”Read more
It’s no secret that retail and real estate have been disrupted over the past decade. Traditional Retailers are learning to co-exist with ecommerce giants and satisfy the demands of the “I want it now” consumer, while real estate companies are witnessing a paradigm shift in the way both individuals and organizations use, rent and buy property in an era of flexible workspace and short-term leases.Read more
The future of location intelligence relies on systems capable of analyzing and visualizing vast amounts of data that respond quickly to user interactions and queries. Vector-based, client-side technology provides this foundation.Read more
With McKinsey estimating that the Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to make an economic impact of $3.9 trillion to $11.1 trillion a year by 2025, IoT has evolved from a buzzword to a reality that businesses can’t afford to ignore.
IoT—or the linking of the physical world with the digital one—is fundamentally concerned with issues related to Location Intelligence (from sensors monitoring traffic, to indoor mapping) so it’s no surprise that IoT will lead to major improvements and developments in the smart city, retail, and real estate industries.
Here are 3 location intelligence IoT trends to keep an eye on in 2018.Read more
With significant buzz on social media and in the press and an uptick in industry analysis and research, Location Intelligence is more important and present than ever. Still, there remains only one conference devoted to all things LI. CARTO Locations Madrid, the 2nd annual Location Intelligence Summit, brought together attendees from all over the globe, and next week Locations comes to New York.Read more
One of several exciting announcements coming out of CARTO Locations Madrid was the launch of Airship, CARTO’s new front-end library for Location Intelligence apps. Airship, along with CARTO.js 4.0 and the new Developer Center, is a part of CARTO’s strategy to empower developers with the tools to build their own custom Location Intelligence applications and solutions to answer today’s varied and complex business questions.Read more
Established in 2011 at the High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, South Korea, The Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation is a project lead by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in concert with 161 countries, 56 international organisations, and additional partners across the public and private sectors.Read more
Modern connectivity has produced a new way of understanding spatial relations, often transcending administrative boundaries in favor of functional geographies. And while our planet’s political borders are far from obsolete, the growing sense of “connectography”, what author Parag Khanna defines as the geographical layer of interconnectedness, alongside a rising environmental consciousness has spurred public/private partnerships that collaborate on the projects fighting to protect the Earth, its natural resources, and fragile ecosystems.Read more
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