Today we are excited to announce a new partnership with Mapbox that better integrates each company’s services with one another. For some time customers have requested this type of integration, and while it has been possible to use both services together we wanted to make this process much easier.Read more
Vector tiles are the building blocks for maps and location applications that need to quickly create smooth interactive experiences. When analyzing and visualizing a lot of spatial data, a flexible platform is needed to process information and deploy these vector tiles quickly.Read more
Much of the data gathered by businesses, cities, and other organizations today contains at least one location component. This is essentially the basis for the existence of the field of Location Intelligence. We believe that innovators in all sectors; private, public, education, nonprofit, etc, should be empowered to draw insights and inform their decision making based on their location data.Read more
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% believed that location intelligence would be “very” or “extremely” important to their organization’s success over the next 3 years, with 84% planning on investing in LI technology.Read more
2017 was an eventful year, shaped by a confluence of environmental, social and political moments that impacted people across the globe. Though global in their scope and impact, many of these events were local, impacting various locations in different ways. To ring in the new year, we at CARTO wanted to look back and showcase some of the maps that tell the story of 2017.Read more
Data storytelling is the process of translating and presenting data analysis as meaningful information. Whether your data story promotes environmental conservation or a change in your organization’s go-to-market strategies, the goal for data storytellers remains the same: tell a story that engages audiences and encourages action.Read more
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 have long supported the open-source community, contributing to the development of a modern geospatial tech stack that allows all companies to take advantage of their location data.Read more
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!), shows real-time data of the perimeter of the wildfires as well as the streets most impacted.Read more
Insurance providers must move quickly to take advantage of the location data available to them. Confronted with a world with more extreme weather than ever before, Location Intelligence is helping insurers prepare their organizations and policyholders for the inevitable increase in natural disasters and extreme weather events.Read more
When evaluating new real estate investment opportunities to grow your portfolio or doing your due diligence on an existing investment, the importance of doing your homework cannot be overstated.Read more
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