As nations, NGOs, and development organizations from around the world strive to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, they need to be data-driven and interconnected. In order for sustainable development to be successful, open source technologies, open data, and collaboration are critical. Location Intelligence, the next evolution of GIS, is a key component in the open technological ecosystem necessary for attaining the SDGs.Read more
Nagorno-Karabakh is a landlocked disputed territory in the South Caucasus, internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan. As a result of the collapse of the Soviet Union, the region became locked in conflict, which intensified into all-out war from 1992 to 1994.Read more
The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, a collection of volunteers with a reputation for conducting deep analysis of eviction, gentrification, and housing rights in San Francisco has found a correlation between foreclosure rates, race, and the redlining policies of the 1930’s through a spatial analysis and visualization.Read more
Citizen-led organizations are working in cities across the world to better understand the intricacies of housing markets, housing policy, tenant rights, as well as the socioeconomic and demographic evolution of neighborhoods. Geospatial technology and Location Intelligence have become fundamental tools for analysis, communication, storytelling, monitoring and evaluation. CARTO’s Grants For...Read more
Zika, a virus that can lead to neurological complications, presents serious public health challenges to millions of people in nearly 50 countries. To confront these challenges, however, the development community has enlisted CARTO’s location intelligence services.Read more
There is no denying the increased potential of efficient, smart cities through the collaborative efforts of municipal governments, citizens, universities, and innovative businesses. Just last year, President Barack Obama’s Administration announced a new Smart Cities Initiative to invest over $160 million in research, at home and abroad, to help cities...Read more
Communicating numeric data as meaningful information to an audience without a background in data science can be difficult. But CARTO Builder’s Dashboard Widgets help make numeric data valuable for everyone.Read more
The version control feature was integrated into the Share and Publish functions in CARTO Builder. Previously, when sharing or publishing a map, the published map automatically reflected the changes and edits as they were being made, and many users liked the ease at which their maps could be updated and...Read more
CARTO Builder is becoming the easiest tool to predict and discover insights behind your location data. Making decisions using data-driven maps means more than just visualizing points or polygons. After plotting data in your maps, the real analysis begins as you employ widgets to visualize information in different ways and...Read more
When working with dynamic maps they often contain an interactivity layer on top of the data, which allows you to click on different geospatial features to get more details about them like: how many products are sold in a particular store, how many people live at a specific location, and...Read more
In the same way you can create data-driven maps by changing the size of the points in your data, you can also change the color of your polygons or points/lines.Read more
CARTO is going to Ecuador! On September 2nd we will be participating in the Hackathon for Natural Disaster Management in Quito, Ecuador. The hackathon’s mission is to use data and geospatial technology to create innovative solutions to disaster risk management challenges and humanitarian response plans with a focus on volcanic...Read more
CARTO’s Grants For Good Program is excited to share the great work being done by our grantee, Farmland Monitoring Project. It is our pleasure to introduce Adam Calo, PhD student at UC Berkeley specializing in agricultural policy in California, and Farmland Monitoring Project team member. In this guest post, Adam...Read more
San Francisco has long been at the forefront of the discussion about the impact gentrification and the changing economic and demographic landscapes have on cities and the people who live there. CARTO has partnered with San Fransisco-based Anti-Eviction Mapping Project in order to analyze the data trends in rapid gentrification...Read more
There are a lot of ways for you to analyze store locations using CartoDB. The combination of Data Observatory, Location Data Services, and Deep Insights gives you a complete toolkit for building actionable dashboards and delivering insights using maps. Today, we are going to really quickly show you a few...Read more
Come join us for a day full of fascinating talks from some innovative and talented journalists! GeoJourNews is on June 8th GeoJourNews 2016 and is a media and technology conference catered to journalists to showcase the power of visualization and mapping. Attendees will hear from developers, journalists, and activists from...Read more
CartoDB is constantly engaging with and supporting our community of mappers, developers, open data champions, development practitioners, students, educators, journalists, and innovative companies. We offer workshops and webinars to organizations, companies, and groups who want to learn how to harness the power of data by mastering our mapping platform.Read more
At CartoDB we are fierce champions for open data! That is why our Grants for Good Program is supporting organizations and volunteers who advocate for more access to open data using innovative technology and crowdsourcing techniques. CartoDB work with stakeholders who are using open data and maps for research, business...Read more
Since the launch of our new Grants for Good Program we have awarded a number of non-profit and environmental organizations with CartoDB Grants. It is with great pleasure that we introduce some of the work being done by social and environmental organizations who make use of CartoDB through the Grants...Read more
CARTO is happy to announce the re-launch of our robust Grants Program! The CARTO Grants Program funds organizations seeking the means to create meaningful data-driven visualizations that facilitate efforts to achieve social progress, environmental protection, technological innovation, data science, and economic growth. If applying geospatial analysis via data-driven visualizations will...Read more
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