Welcome to the Location Data Blog!

 

Learn how companies all over the globe are utilising location data to enhance business operations and improve profitability. Keep up with industry updates, best practices, and key learnings from location intelligence projects we have executed.

Solution Brief: Generate actionable business intelligence with raw location data

As a proxy for human mobility within the physical world, raw location data provides unparalleled insights into people’s behaviors and needs. Businesses harness such intelligence to boost performance while governments and non-profit organizations leverage it to execute people-centric development programs.   

However, the location data industry is teeming with issues (obscure supply chains, poor quality control, inflexible business practices, an abundance of non-compliant data, etc.). These factors make it extremely challenging for data scientists and analysts to generate actionable intelligence.   

We’ve crafted a solution brief that details all these problems and elaborates on how Quadrant is solving them through our industry-leading location data offering. The brief also contains use cases and customer success stories with proven results for various use cases.   

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How transport economists use location data to build better public transit systems and cities

Urban planners and transport economists need location data to build better cities and facilitate equitable and convenient access to public transit. The movement of people within an area and between various Points-of-interest (POI) can provide valuable insights for city administrations, governments and businesses. Inaccessible facilities and public transit networks impact the socio-economic conditions of people living in an area, and therefore, affect the quality of their lives.  

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Mapping a quarter million POIs with Geolancer

This week, we are celebrating collecting a quarter million Points-of-Interest with Geolancer. We have reached the 250,000 POI milestone in just 12 months, starting in two countries in Southeast Asia, and gradually expanding to five. Scaling a new product from zero is something we are proud of; however, our platform’s real strength lies in its quality. There is not a single dataset in the industry that even comes close to Geolancer’s accurate, complete, and rich metadata.

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Safeguarding privacy with smart contracts: QCMP rundown

If the location data supply chain was a river, it would look pretty murky. This lack of transparency comes from two main concerns: the complicated and entangled relationships between suppliers and buyers of data, and the issue of consent. 

In this article, we will focus on the second problem and explain why consented data is especially important in today’s market and show you how Quadrant is developing new ways to clean, track, verify, and bring transparency to the industry with blockchain technology and the Quadrant Consent Management Platform (QCMP). 

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Optimise your outdoor media strategy with mobile location data

Out-of-Home (OOH) advertising or outdoor media is integral to the multi-pronged marketing strategies adopted by consumer-facing businesses. Research has found that OOH drives more online activity per ad dollar spent than any other media. It is 382 percent more effective than TV, 200 percent more effective than print, and 63 percent more effective than radio ads in driving customers to an online platform. Outdoor media is instrumental for businesses to increase awareness of products and services - both online and offline. The market size is expected to reach US$ 33 Billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 13.41% during 2022-2027. 

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