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TechRadar™: Spatial Data And Location Intelligence, Q1 2016

Mobile Devices And The Internet Of Things Make Spatial Data Indispensable For Solving Business Problems

January 19, 2016

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  • By Rowan Curran
  • with Holger Kisker, Ph.D.,
  • Martha Bennett,
  • James McCormick,
  • Adam Silverman,
  • Tony Costa,
  • Bill Nagel,
  • Kevin Driscoll,
  • Peter Harrison

Why Read This Report

Spatial data collection, analysis, and insights drive innovation and competitive differentiation far beyond traditional geographic information systems. A cornucopia of technologies exists to collect, analyze, and act upon spatial data, and the landscape is still evolving quickly. This report helps application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals understand this landscape by identifying the 15 most important technologies for spatial data and location intelligence and analyzing their maturity, business value, use cases, and example vendors.

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Table of Contents

  • Spatial Data Has Increasing Value In Many New Business Contexts
  • Spatial Data Boosts Insights, Actions, And Engagement
  • Overview: TechRadar For Spatial Data And Location Intelligence
  • Location Is At Every Enterprise's Fingertips, But Benefits Slip Through
  • What It Means

  • Spatial Data Creates A Landscape Of Value We've Just Begun To Map
  • Supplemental Material