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Written by Devon Hopkins on Jan 4, 2018
Location Intelligence (LI) is not so quietly becoming a core part of most enterprise business’ strategies. In a survey of 220 data analysts, executives, and scientists, 85%...
Written by Devon Hopkins on Dec 14, 2017
Developers need open-source tools to be able to create applications that are both visually stunning and highly functional. CARTO and the Location Intelligence community hav...
Written by Devon Hopkins on Dec 8, 2017
As wildfires continue to rage in Ventura and LA County, residents may be wondering what addresses are most affected. This map, created by Mamata Akella (this morning!), sho...
Written by Devon Hopkins on Oct 25, 2017
We’ve talked a lot on this blog about how different business functions use Location Intelligence in very different ways to solve very different problems.
Written by Devon Hopkins on Oct 18, 2017
Data science is a rapidly growing career path and leaders across all industries, fields, and governments are putting their best minds to the task of harnessing the power of...
Written by Devon Hopkins on Sep 26, 2017
Administrative municipal boundaries, such as districts and neighborhoods, are often used to describe the behavior of citizens that live within cities. However, in most cou...
Written by Devon Hopkins on Sep 21, 2017
According to Glassdoor, data scientist is the #1 job in the United States based on number of job openings, salary, and overall job satisfaction.
Written by Devon Hopkins on Sep 13, 2017
Successfully managing sales territories is not an easy task, but the consequences of doing it poorly are severe: higher overhead (the average business trip costs $2,600), l...
Written by Devon Hopkins on Sep 8, 2017
Editor’s Note: This post was published using maps with real-time data during Hurricane Irma in September, 2017. As those maps no longer display any data, we’ve included a s...
Written by Devon Hopkins on Sep 5, 2017
In our rapidly evolving online world, digital marketers constantly have to find new ways to make sure their campaigns are reaching the right people with the right message.
Written by Devon Hopkins on Aug 31, 2017
We’ve all seen the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline in the news, and every few months, we hear of a catastrophic oil spill.
Written by Devon Hopkins on Aug 16, 2017
You may have heard, a total eclipse of the sun is on the way to 12 states in the United States on August 21, spanning from the west coast of Oregon to the east coast of Sou...
Written by Devon Hopkins on Aug 10, 2017
Last week, over 200 geospatial experts from 150 member states convened at the United Nations to discuss how spatial data and technology are shaping the future of sustainabl...
Written by Devon Hopkins on Jul 26, 2017
Online retailers have become experts in tailoring consumer experiences, building stronger relationships with customers, and launching targeted ad campaigns by collecting da...
Written by Devon Hopkins on Jul 17, 2017
The opportunity for New York City’s bus system has never been greater. As its sibling system, the subway, enters a declared state of emergency, the NYC bus system could hel...
Written by Devon Hopkins on Jul 13, 2017
Cartography is as much art as it is science. A map can use the best data and most sophisticated analyses but is ineffective if the reader can’t understand the story behind ...
Written by Devon Hopkins on Jul 6, 2017
If you’ve ever been part of a new development project for a store or building, you know how many factors go into making decisions about physical location.
Written by Devon Hopkins on Jun 20, 2017
If Amazon’s planned $14 billion acquisition of Whole Foods goes through, it could radically change the grocery industry. Many news outlets have speculated why Amazon might ...
You’ve probably seen the headline a dozen times: “[big box store] closes [large number] of Stores Nationwide.”
Written by Devon Hopkins on Jun 14, 2017
While early cartographers didn’t use the term “location intelligence,” they were keenly aware that their maps had an intended purpose.
Written by Devon Hopkins on May 24, 2017
There is a nearly endless supply of open data ready for businesses and nonprofits to use. The challenge is that creating something useful with that data is not always easy....
Written by Devon Hopkins on May 4, 2017
Open data is justifying all its hype by making local governance easier, more accessible, and transparent for the daily lives of small town and big city residents alike.
Written by Devon Hopkins on Apr 25, 2017
Location intelligence (LI) is becoming increasingly vital to a wide variety of industries, but it can still be hard to find conferences and events where you can get smart o...
Written by Devon Hopkins on Mar 7, 2017
In the age of global technopolis, open government data reigns.
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