With Mobile World Congress fast approaching, we’re getting very excited to attend this year’s edition of the GSMA’s flagship conference - the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile and telecommunications industry, held from February 25 to 29 in Barcelona.Read more
The market for “Smart Cities” solutions is expected to more than double over the next five years, from $308bn in 2018 to $717bn in 2023. With growth driving greater innovation and flexibility in the industry, “Smart City” is no longer a cool buzzword for boosting proposals at city hall, but has the potential to be an attainable standard for cities of any size, worldwide.Read more
Every Tuesday morning we deliver the CARTO 5 — our weekly roundup of news, blog posts, maps, and other interesting odds-and-ends from, and relating to, the Location Intelligence space — to inboxes around the globe. Seeing what resonates with readers provides a unique insight into the minds of the LI community writ large, a motley collection of Cartographers and Data Scientists, Corporate Executives and Open Source Evangelists, and many more.Read more
Amid growing demand for quick service restaurant (QSR) properties, private and 1031 investors have started supplementing QSR evaluation metrics, like past sales performance, with new measures related to past site planning decisions to gain competitive edge.Read more
McKinsey estimates that in-store sales will still make up 75% to 85% of all retail sales in 2025. For online-native retailers eyeing growth and expansion, this makes an omnichannel retail strategy critical.Read more
One year ago today, we announced the launch of CARTOframes, a Python package for interacting with CARTO built specifically for data scientists. To celebrate, I sat down for a Fireside Chat with CARTOframes creator and member of our data science team, Andy Eschbacher, and Senior Customer Support Manager Jeff Ferzoco.Read more
When building new software applications, developers wrestle with doubts on whether their design decisions will deliver users the best possible experience. From interface layout to control and display element selection, developers must decide on a range of issues which directly impact the functionality of their apps. At CARTO we’re fortunate enough to work with a fantastic Design team who provides feedback on our projects, but most customers and partners don’t sit across from designers who can help them with these decisions.Read more
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