Data at Work

The world of data and its many applications. This blog will help you learn how visionary companies are utilising external data to enhance business operations.

How Quadrant Assesses Location Data Feeds

Businesses that want to leverage location data must procure high-quality datasets because erroneous data will result in false insights, and therefore, poor decision making. However, not all market participants are transparent about their data practices. In this article, we share background information about how the team at Quadrant analyses the quality of location data we provide our buyers – some of the steps we take to ensure it is of the highest quality possible for their particular use cases. 

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How mobile location data is enabling post-pandemic recovery in transportation

Cities worldwide are dealing with rapid urbanization, changing travel patterns, and most recently the aftermath of a global pandemic. As cities sprawl outwards to form low-density localities, it is difficult and expensive to serve these suburbs. Transit systems were also one of the worst-hit sectors by Covid-19, and post-pandemic recovery has been complicated due to remote and hybrid working. 

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Geolancer: A year in review

For years, Quadrant has been offering high-quality, authentic, and reliable mobile location data. In our interactions with customers and prospects, we discovered that many of them seek Point-of-Interest (POI) data to go with their mobility analysis. Good quality POI data is critical for operational efficiency, especially in sectors like transportation, delivery of consumer services, supply chain logistics, freight, and many others.

However, existing off-the-shelf POI databases are plagued with issues. They are not updated frequently enough, and the way they are assembled -- most often through web scraping -- leads to inevitable inaccuracies.

 

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How Quadrant satisfies the highest standards for handling user data

From the onset, Quadrant’s corporate ethos has been predicated on the principle of transparency. As proponents of the laws and principles enshrined in data-privacy regulations, we ethically procure and process data to make sure we are operating within the boundaries established by these regulations. 

Early on, our Consent Management Platform (QCMP) was registered as an IAB TCF-compliant CMP – which made us a valuable partner for publishers who wanted to monetize their apps by supplying consented and anonymized user data. 

Recently, we became a IAB TCF’s v2.0 registered vendor - an accreditation wider than just QCMP, assuring our customers that we collect, store, and process data in accordance with the legal requirements of the GDPR. 

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Solution Brief: Building custom POI datasets with Geolancer

Point-of-Interest (POI) data is critical for executing operations in a host of industries. Even companies that do not directly rely on POI data utilise it for deriving actionable intelligence to improve performance.

The challenge most of these businesses have is that off-the-shelf and web-scraped POI datasets are riddled with outdated and inaccurate information. Most POI data providers offer one-size-fits all datasets and fail to provide data that is relevant to different types of use cases and applications.

We've put together a solution brief discussing these challenges and solving them using Geolancer, Quadrant's very own POI Data-as-a-Service platform.

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