Why Supply Chain Mapping Is Critical in 2021

July 20, 2021

Once touted as value-added competitive advantages among manufacturers, technologies like digital supply chain mapping are now essential tools for operations management. Speed, responsiveness, sustainability, risk management, and cost control all [...]

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3 Value-Adds to Look for in a GIS Data Provider

June 22, 2021
GIS Data Partner

In the Digital Age, data defines the experience. For advanced digital mapping, data quality and format are non-negotiables. Without this basic level of consistency, there’s a substantial risk for catastrophic error, not to mention the work [...]

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Accessing Speed Limit Data via HERE Location Services

May 18, 2021
Speed Limit Data

When your mapping application is enabled by HERE Location Services, it can do much more than track a GPS signal or provide routing information.

Comprehensive and fully integrated HERE APIs enable robust features and functionality within HERE [...]

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4 Pitfalls of Open Source Maps That Put Results at Risk

May 4, 2021
Open Source Map

Digital maps are important and necessary tools for everyday living. People rely on them for everything from tracking packages, to navigating from point A to point B, to improving fleet management.

The map data that makes digital maps [...]

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GIS Expansion into Africa using ADC WorldMap

April 20, 2021

COVID-19 has highlighted the fault lines of Africa’s health and infrastructure – a decades-long challenge that’s slowly being overcome. In the past twenty years, the development of retail, industry, and foreign direct investment by other [...]

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What You Need to Know Before Licensing Historical Traffic Data

April 6, 2021
TomTom Historical Traffic Data

Historical traffic data is among the most important information available to GIS professionals. As the Internet of Things (IoT) proliferates, “connected everything” becomes the norm, and urbanization adds layers of complexity and density to the [...]

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What is TomTom Speed Camera Services?

March 16, 2021

Businesses, professional drivers and consumers rely on a wide range of in-dash and portable navigation systems and devices, mobile apps and fleet management systems to quickly and easily optimize routes, reduce overall mileage, improve [...]

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The Best Location-Based Technology for Improving Last Mile Tracking

March 2, 2021

Global ecommerce is predicted to reach $740 billion by 2023.1 This mind boggling number is hardly a surprise given that three-quarters of consumers surveyed by Statista report shopping online anywhere from once a week to once a month.2That’s [...]

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How Real-Time Traffic Data Sources Influence Strategies and Outcomes

February 16, 2021

Traffic data can be parsed into a number of different categories — foot, air, marine, freight, supply chains — but, by and large, the most common type is vehicular traffic on typical road networks.1 As such, local governments, urban development [...]

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Shapefile vs. File Geodatabase: Which Is Right For You?

February 2, 2021
Map File

Shapefile (.shp) and File Geodatabase (.gdb). Both are storage formats for spatial data originally developed by Esri and can be used in Esri software. On the surface it appears as though there's no compelling reasons to choose one format over the [...]

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