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Using Location to Gain Intelligence
In a recent post on 3 trends in data visualization, we addressed the increasing importance of geolocation capabilities in data analysis. We also looked at how

gps mapping  using global positioning system (GPS) device features Augmented reality functionality such as associating real objects with their pertinent information Other traditional BI providers have incorporated strong geolocation capabilities into their BI offerings, including the ESRI partnership with BI providers such as IBM , SAP , SAS , and Oracle to provide specific connection and integration with ESRI’s geolocation products and technologies. Conclusion The need for location-based analysis is not new.

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Business Intelligence Status Report: Recommendations


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