FOSS4G, the global and annual conference hosted by OSGeo in venues all around the globe, will be held this week (from Monday September 12 through Saturday September 17) in Denver (Colorado, USA). It attracts every year, since its first edition in 2007, the best Open Source geospatial software projects and their developers making it the [...]
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FOSS4G, the global and annual conference hosted by OSGeo in venues all around the globe, will be held this week (from Monday 6th through Thursday 9th September) in Bracellona (Spain). It will address as usual the needs of users and developers alike. BTW this year it intends also to bridge the gap between the suits [...]
GeoBI Inititative is today two weeks old. With it we would like to create an open community, composed of all the interested parties, whose primarily aim is to cooperate in order to break down barriers that still exist between GIS and BI world and make Location Intelligence adoption pervasive. After its launch we have recieved [...]
A lot of things could be said about cultural differences between the two communities and how they had influenced the grow of GIS and BI’s projects, markets, business models and companies. I will talck about that in a future post. For the moment I want to focus the analysis on what happens when these two [...]
Having a Geographical Information System (GIS) and a Business Intelligence (BI) infrastructure in place is not enough to enable Location Intelligence (LI). LI is the combination between spatial data and business data with the precise aim to improve the decision making process. In other words having a GIS and a BI infrastructure in place is [...]
The presentation on Location Intelligence I gave at Solutions Linux last week is now online on slideshare …
Location Intelligence: when Business Intelligence meets Cartography
Many thanks to all the ones who attended to it and to OW2 for the great organization of the event.
I would also thank Altic, one of our technological partner, and especially Charly [...]
What a better place than my first post on the blog to introduce the topic I would like to talk about from now on: Location Intelligence. Location Intelligence (LI) is the capacity to organize and understand complex events through the use of geographic relationships inherent in all information.
“80% of all data stored in corporate databases [...]