Posts Tagged ‘ location intelligence ’

How Chain Stores Can Transform Location and Business Data into Enhanced Insight

by Gary Faitler | May 12, 2016 | No Comments

Shoes on Shelf

Location is everything for chain retailers. In addition to selling a quality product, the success of a chain hinges on a smart expansion strategy that utilizes a wealth of location and business data to determine market viability. Factors such as retaining sales at existing locations and proximity to competitors are only a sampling of the […]


Pitney Bowes and the Industrial Internet of Things

by Joe Francica | September 16, 2015 | No Comments

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is creating huge buzz because, as individuals, we are part of it. We carry mobile devices that include sensors such as accelerometers and GPS receivers. In addition, the projected number of connected devices is staggering. In 2015, Business Insider predicts that there will be 4,800 connected endpoints added every minute, growing […]


How Location Intelligence Will Power Intelligent Cities

by Morris Lee | September 10, 2015 | No Comments

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Local government relies heavily on geographic information about the conditions of roads, location of crimes and the ability to attract business through economic development. Today, cities are also using advanced location technology and sensors to update real-time public transit schedules, for example. The “intelligent city” concept describes the reliance on data, as well as wireless […]


The Business Value of “May We Use Your Location?”

by Joe Francica | September 3, 2015 | No Comments

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Today, mobile phone users don’t think twice in responding affirmatively to the question, “May we use your location to improve the app?” The pop-up request flits by so fast we hardly notice anymore. But what happens to the location-based data that are being collected and who benefits? Today, your mobile phone can act as a […]


The “Where” Factor is Now the “Wow” Factor

by Joe Francica | July 16, 2015 | No Comments

Location technology and information is a disruptive force in the broader enterprise IT market. The reasons are two-fold. First, location-aware applications are perceived to be free. For example, mobile apps are expected to integrate with maps and allow users to navigate from point “A” to “B” or to other points of interest. Second, location-based data […]


Location Intelligence Unlocks Big Data’s Potential Through Data Visualization

by Brian St. Jean | April 25, 2015 | No Comments

Location Intelligence Unlocks Big Data's Potential Through Data Visualization

Say you’re an insurance underwriter that needs to run a risk assessment on your chemical industry clients. What if, with one software solution, you could segment your entire database of 10 million customers and query on only the chemical companies that operate in high-crime areas? This type of insight would allow you to locate clients […]


Creating the Eureka Moment Through Location Intelligence

by James Buckley | March 10, 2015 | No Comments

Location Intelligence Eureka Moment

In the time it will take you to read through this introduction, more than 2.5 billion pieces of consumer-generated data will be created both on and offline. Of this data, roughly 80 percent will have some form of spatial component to it. For most, where they once had no data, they are now drowning in […]