Who Cares Where Waldo is? Social Media Mapping is Trending!

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This article by Troy Lambert looks at how Social Media Mapping is Crucial for Market Research and your Social Strategy – Social media mapping can also be used as part of in depth market research before a company starts or during critical growth periods. The feature looks at various tools, in combination with GIS programs, that a market research study could use including: a number of social media monitoring and mapping search solutions, census and community data resources, [Read more…]

HERE and Now: Location Based Marketing and High Definition Mapping

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Why would a retail giant like Amazon be interested in investing in a mapping company? That’s the first question many will ask when they discover the company is reportedly in talks with a consortium of German automakers for a stake in the high definition mapping company HERE. But there are several logical reasons, and they all relate to the huge role mapping and GIS will play in more and more businesses over the next decade. [Read more…]

CartoDB partners with Mapzen to provide next-generation Location Data Services

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NEW YORK, April 22, 2016 – CartoDB, a leading company in location intelligence, and Mapzen, an open source and open data mapping company, have announced a technology and commercialization partnership. As part of this agreement CartoDB will integrate and commercialize Location Data Services, created by Mapzen, for Enterprise users. [Read more…]