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.

Preview: The big book of mobile location data use cases and applications

To increase operational efficiency and maintain a profitable business model, businesses must gauge the performance of various processes and identify focal points that require change and strategic innovation. Business leaders must also develop a firm understanding of consumers and prospects, at scale, so that they can create effective marketing campaigns with broad appeal. Mobile location data is a powerful tool that helps companies achieve these objectives across business verticals by providing meaningful, actionable insights.   

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How bad POI data is costing your business

Point-of-Interest (POI) data is the foundation for digital maps that enable on-demand service delivery models in navigation, logistics, and other industries. POI data is instrumental for businesses to dynamically match consumers with the right services and places with relevant context. The application and analysis of POI data should be a top priority for all location-based businesses to improve operational efficiency, save costs, and stay ahead of competition.

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Geolancer and the role of big data in Augmented and Virtual Reality

For several millennia, human beings have delved into alternative realities to entertain themselves and cope with the pressures of everyday life.Until recently, the mediums that enabled these experiences included fictional storytelling, music, art, movies, and TV shows. However, due to the exponential increase in computing power, the last decade has witnessed the rise of the most immersive forms of such mediums to date: Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR). This blog post sheds light on this growing industry and discuss how Quadrant’s POI datasets can enrich AR and VR platforms – now and in the future.  

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Harnessing location intelligence to improve public transport, pandemic response, and disaster management

In addition to enabling companies to measure performance and drive growth, location intelligence plays a key role in addressing socio-economic problems. Researchers from a renowned public research university study mobility patterns using mobile location data to gauge the accessibility and availability of transit services in Maputo – the capital province in Mozambique. Using the insights from their research and analysis, they suggested improvements in the city's transport infrastructure, to expand accessibility of public transit services to underserved areas.  

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Analysing mobility patterns for post-pandemic urban planning

Every city in the world has a particular cadence: a rhythm and pace established by the movement of its people over an extended period. Analysing this movement reveals vital information about a city’s predominant economic activities and social dynamics – among other distinguishing traits. A great way to analyse such movement is to leverage mobile location data.  

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