Category Archives: Business Intelligence

Congratulations to Countdown on their new Proximity Based Marketing App

For a number of years I’ve been prodding retailers to take advantage of location services on people’s smartphones with several blogs including some looking at the grocery industry. I was disappointed when they dropped their old app, but delighted to … Continue reading

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The Blockbuster Effect

I was listening to the Zig Ziglar Show on the way home tonight Episode 481 with Mark Sanborn and had to pause when I heard the following statement which resonated so much with previous blogs I have written on the … Continue reading

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Top 10 American Cities for Working Moms

Can one really have it all? We set out to find where in the U.S. a career woman can find the best opportunities for herself and her kids. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.realtor.com We still live in a world where … Continue reading

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Panama Papers: where the money is hiding

Companies in Mossack Fonseca database “connected” to a particular country by address. The data also shows clients, beneficiaries, and shareholders by country. Source: ICIJ — Map created by Brian Kilmartin in CartoDB Sourced through Scoop.it from: briankilmartin.cartodb.com When I heard … Continue reading

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Location intelligence: it’s time to tap into the untold revenue we all generate as we move | Information Age

74% of consumers with smartphones now use location-based services: but some businesses are still not maximising the opportunites it presents. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.information-age.com The irony is that we said this many years ago. I had a quick look … Continue reading

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These 2 maps will change the way you understand population

Only 4 regions have the same population as 108 others. Sourced through Scoop.it from: agenda.weforum.org When I was involved in development and sales of a map based business intelligence solution, I frequently talked about how a picture tells a thousand … Continue reading

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