Lately location data has received a lot of press and attention – and rightly so. Organizations that utilize location data have shown it to be effective in enhancing marketing efficiency, reducing risk, improving medical research, and facilitating urban planning. Location data combines information from diverse sources in new ways to...Read more
Most organizations are replete with data and data sources. What to do with that data for better business outcomes is not simply a question of database management, but one of strategy, enrichment, visualization, analysis, and taking action.Read more
Data-tracking devices, from wearables to time and task management applications, have become a quotidian and normalized aspect of most Western societies. From Fitbits to sleep trackers – a question like, “How many steps have you taken today?” – is regularly asked by employers and friends over drinks at Friday happy hour.Read more
Anticipation for one of the formative insider tech experiences is mounting. With 2,200 exhibitors and over 100,000 tech and mobile professionals from 200 countries descending on the Catalan capital, there are several sessions that will be truly revelatory for 2017 and years to come. Remember how crazy the industry went...Read more
The number of charitable organizations around the world increases every year. There are more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations registered in the United States alone, according to the National Center for Charitable Statistics. These organizations are committed to helping communities by providing charitable resources like sending relief aid, conducting research,...Read more
Indoor maps often direct users to emergency exits, which has limited our context of mapping to external geographical spaces. With the rise of Indoor Positioning Systems (IPS), however, the field of data visualization is turning inward to pioneer new paths to purchase with indoor maps.Read more
CARTO is excited to announce a new partnership with Pitney Bowes, a global technology company powering billions of transactions – both physical and digital – across the connected and borderlessworld of commerce.Read more
How can media outlets provide viewers and subscribers with more context on the 2016 U.S. Presidential election? CARTO knows the value of context, and you will too after watching our Election Mapping Webinar.Read more
The power of the people starts at the hyper-local level and technology is driving new expectations on how media and campaigns view citizen participation. In today’s political climate, citizen engagement is more influential than ever and much of the interaction is taking place in the digital world. Our friend and...Read more
CARTO continues fostering the development of smart cities with open data at the local level and global level. We are very excited to share with you another smart cities initiative from the City of San Diego - an interactive data visualization charting road repairs across the city.Read more
On the heels of Climate Week NYC 2016, we at CARTO would like to share with you a recent project from the Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency (ORR) in support of their efforts to confront the anticipated impact of climate change on New York City over the next 100...Read more
CARTO is proud to announce its involvement with the Partnership for Resilience and Preparedness (PREP), an international coalition empowering global resilency planning through the production of accessible platforms that can convey climate data as meaningful information to non-specialists.Read more
Eight years after the housing market crisis, and the enusing Great Recession of 2008, the real estate market is only now showing signs of recovery. In July 2016, for example, 654,000 single-family homes were sold, according to the latest census report from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban...Read more
CARTO has an extensive history with working alongside non-profits and non-governmental organizations to provide insights to better serve humanity and the world. Recently, several NGOs and different environmental organizations like FishSpektrum, a big data project focused on improving knowledge on fishery activity around the world, have been working hard to...Read more
When your organization has locations all over the country, or world, sometimes it’s hard to keep up with the progress of different targeted marketing campaigns. How you analyze all that data to determine the impact your organization is having (or not), makes all the difference in coordinating your next move....Read more
On April 13, Kobe Bryant played his last game of his 20-year career and, in great form, scored 60 points! Fans from Los Angeles, and the world over, were saddened to see the Black Mamba go, but his shooting record will live on in history, and now as a visualization....Read more
CartoDB is really excited about the upcoming FOSS4G-Argentina! Held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from April 5-9, and organized by the Instituto Geográfico Nacional of Argentina, CartoDB is a proud sponsor of this event that brings together decision makers from government institutions, IDERA members, universities, and state employees.Read more
What a year! We can still feel our presence in Barcelona after MWC 2016 and we keep coming back for more of that great energy. This time, Sergio Álvarez will be speaking at eFintech Show. CartoDB is one of the 30 most disruptive Fintech Startups selected by an expert group...Read more
Everything happens somewhere and CartoDB understands that location intelligence is everywhere. Where is the intersection of everything and everywhere? The simple answer is location intelligence, a market that CartoDB leads. We know that the location intelligence market is rapidly changing, with 80% of data having a location component, but only...Read more
When Sade sang in ‘Smooth Operator’ – “Coast to coast, LA to Chicago” – she obviously hadn’t consulted a map. For starters, L.A. - Los Angeles (not to be confused by the abbreviation of Louisiana, a southern U.S. state) is on the coast but what about Chicago? Only if you...Read more
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