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 be interested in Whole Foods, from solving grocery home delivery to getting a part of the $675 billion per year grocery business in the...Read more
While early cartographers didn’t use the term “location intelligence,” they were keenly aware that their maps had an intended purpose.Read more
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
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. Open data comes in a variety of formats and doesn’t always make sense, especially when you’re trying to analyze data in a historical context.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
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.Read more
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 on this growing sector.Read more
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