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FCC Continues to Map Out Next Steps for Broadband Data Collection

Joe Francica|May 16, 2022

In February 2022, the US Federal Communications Commission set new guidance for delivering information regarding the availability of broadband internet services throughout the United States.

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What is Data-as-a-Service (DaaS)… for Geospatial

Joe Francica|May 9, 2022

DaaS addresses the challenges related to finding or sourcing third-party data, in this case, geospatial data. There are several key benefits of DaaS, such as the discoverability of available data, the ability to streamline procurement, the transaction-based data licensing agreement, and the access to the latest vintage and updates.

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Data-as-a-Service: Dim Sum for Data

Joe Francica|May 2, 2022

The confusing thing about data-as-a-service, or DaaS, is that there are so many different kinds from which to choose. A solution provider that has the expertise to customize the technology menu to satisfy the entire banquet of business problems will likely be required.

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The Importance of Data Integrity Before Launching an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Project

Gabrielle Lebrun|April 29, 2022

Before companies can benefit from artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), they must first invest in data integrity — in its accuracy and validity throughout its life cycle.

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Traffic Analytics in the Banking Industry to Simplify Branch Decisions

Gabrielle Lebrun|April 22, 2022

With the rise in popularity of online services, traffic analysis is becoming paramount for banks to make accurate financial forecasts and the best decisions about opening and closing branches.

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How Geospatial Technology Can Help Select Optimal Locations for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Gabrielle Lebrun|April 4, 2022

Access to quality geospatial data and analysis of that data using a geographic information system (GIS) is critical to determining ideal sites for electric vehicle charging stations.

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The Lack of Resources and Expertise Within Companies to Fully Exploit Geospatial Technology

Jean-Sébastien Guy|March 28, 2022

The scarcity of specialized manpower is a growing challenge for innovation-dependent organizations wishing to exploit geospatial technology. Korem has the answer to this problem by combining expertise and an all-in-one solution.

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The Customer-Centric Approach: A Sales Technique That Listens to People

Jean-Sébastien Guy|March 21, 2022

Korem prioritizes a human buying experience to ensure that its clients have access to the most cost-effective geospatial solutions on the market.

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Spatial Capital: A Little-Known Asset for Companies

Stéphane Roche|March 16, 2022

The enlightened use of the spatial dimension of society constitutes, for a company, an unsuspected spatial capital that geospatial expertise makes it possible to bring to fruition.

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Geospatial Expertise: An Undeniable Facilitator for Operational Monitoring of Sustainable Development Goals

Stéphane Roche|March 14, 2022

Geospatial expertise is an essential lever for operational monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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How to Use Hyper-Precise Insurance Underwriting Data and Geocoding for Pricing Policies

Gabrielle Lebrun|March 2, 2022

Insurers are increasingly embracing geospatial technology and, more specifically, hyper-precise insurance underwriting data and insurance geocoding systems to improve pricing policies.

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Geospatial Technology: Invisible but Fundamental to Business Intelligence Solutions

Gabrielle Lebrun|February 11, 2022

Geospatial technology is everywhere, enabling organizations to make better decisions and invest their money more intelligently. But that requires quality data.

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Pinpointing Demand for High-Speed Wireless with Location Technology

Saad Lahrech|January 31, 2022

With the fast expansion of the 5G network and the high demand for cell phones, carriers are looking to increase the capacity of their networks with location technology.

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Insurance Companies Look to Digital Earth Imagery When Disasters Happen

Joe Francica|January 24, 2022

Aerial or satellite Earth observation imagery allows insurance companies to quickly and efficiently assess damage, identify fraudulent claims and save costs.

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Using Foot Traffic Data to Discover Retail Success

Jean-Sébastien Turcotte|December 20, 2021

Foot traffic data contributes to the creation of a model for retail store success. It helps measure customer attraction, understand local demographics and the impact of competition.

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Traffic Analytics is not a Trivial Pursuit

Jean-Sébastien Turcotte|December 14, 2021

Traffic analysis has many benefits, such as understanding sales performance and consumer behavior, as well as better competitive intelligence. There are several ways to use vehicular traffic data, which deliver accurate, comprehensive traffic counts.

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Geospatial Technology Takes on Cloud-Native Platforms

Jonathan Houde|October 26, 2021

With 85% of enterprise data having a geospatial component, there is an undeniable need for both, geocentric platforms, like GIS, geo-enabled BI solutions that support end users, and elastic data lakehouses needed by corporate IT environments.

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Let’s Look at The Latest Update For Precisely MapInfo Pro (V2021)

David Boucher|October 4, 2021

Overview of the new features: Time series capabilities, “Select by Attribute” tool, Expanded GDAL file format support, Tiled Server reprojection, Multi-Resolution Virtual Raster (MVR) & support for paging in WFS.
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How the Location of Things and Autonomous Vehicles Will Transform Transportation Logistics

Joe Francica|September 10, 2021

How geospatial analytics can be leveraged to plan for the inevitable growth of the urban environment.

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Consolidating Your Systems to Get a Single Source of Address Truth

Jean-Sébastien Turcotte|September 7, 2021

What’s the true value of an address? If you are reading this, you likely already know the answer. The importance of having a correct address is essential for:.

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Where Retail Site Selection, Analytics and Perfect Information Meet

Joe Francica|August 26, 2021

Today, selecting “where” is the domain of the geospatial data scientists that have an abundance of information available to them. However, because the access to digital data is rich and vast, the competition is brutal.

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What Defines a Retail Trade Area Today?

Joe Francica|August 16, 2021

The trade area definition hasn’t really changed, but the amount and variety of data available to create and analyze trade areas certainly has. Read more for new methods of trade area analysis.

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Build or Buy Geospatial Data: A Rational Choice Is Needed

Stéphane Roche|May 28, 2021

Two factors contribute to the complexity of geospatial data: its uncertainty and its diversity. Given this, there are some key elements to consider when purchasing data.

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What is GIS?

Joe Francica|May 6, 2021

Everything you need to know about GIS: how it relates to geospatial data, why is it important to business today, who uses it and how.

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Take-out? Drive thru? BOPIS? Retailers Adapt Quickly to Serve Loyal Customers

Joe Francica|May 5, 2021

Geospatial technology can be the critical element that provides superior customer service. Read how retailers have adapted during the pandemic.

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The Rise of GeoData Marketplaces and the Plight of Subway Sandwiches

Jean-Sébastien Guy|April 19, 2021

Purchasing geospatial data is not easy and just offering it up in a data marketplace doesn’t make it more convenient.

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Paying the Right Amount of Online Sales Tax? It’s Taxing

Joe Francica|April 15, 2021

Online retailers have the burden of assigning the right sales tax to each purchase—the task can be complex if you add local jurisdictions and tax district boundaries.

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How Energy Utility Companies Are Using Geospatial Data & Location Technology for Regulatory Compliance

Jean-Sébastien Turcotte|March 24, 2021

Current and accurate geospatial data provides the ability to mitigate risks associated with potentially hazardous situations in order to comply with regulatory guidelines.

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Why Accurate Geospatial Data is Essential in Insurance and Banking Risk Management

Joe Francica|March 17, 2021

The geocoding methodology and accuracy are critical to assess risk so that insurance policies may be correctly priced, and mortgages can be properly underwritten.

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Mobile Location Data Dynamically Identifies Trends in Retail, Real Estate and Beyond

Joe Francica|February 16, 2021

Mobile data has tremendous potential and the COVID-19 era shed light on how more dynamic, more real-time data has been utilized. Users can now seek those additional applications of the data and technology.

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GIS Data Applications for Transportation

Gabrielle Lebrun|November 23, 2020

Throughout the transportation and delivery industries, companies have to cope with drastically changing routing plans. With cities and towns under constant development across the U.

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Using GIS to Improve Fleet Management

Gabrielle Lebrun|November 23, 2020

Learn how GIS improves fleet management and assists business organization in scaling their supply chain practices.

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GIS Data Applications for Insurance Agencies

Gabrielle Lebrun|November 23, 2020

Korem’s HERE GIS Map Data allows insurance agencies to identify locations with high crime and flooding to minimize risks. Contact us today!.

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How Does the Government Use GIS Technology

Gabrielle Lebrun|November 23, 2020

Along with federal and state entities, using GIS for local government bodies such as townships, cities and counties can be highly beneficial. Analyzing geospatial data for government agencies can accomplish many essential tasks.

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GIS for Banking and Financial Services

Gabrielle Lebrun|November 23, 2020

Korem’s HERE Data applies to the banking and financial industry by using GIS data to keep track of branches, ATMs, and customers. Click to learn more!.

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GIS Data Applications for the Telecommunications Industry

Gabrielle Lebrun|November 23, 2020

Korem’s HERE Map Data assists the telecommunications industry with marketing, customer service, capital planning, and more. Contact us today!.

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Using Geospatial Technology for Smarter Decision Making in the Fuel Retail Industry

Mike Nadeau|July 27, 2020

Confidently creating winning pricing strategies, forecasting and executing is within your grasp with a personalized approach and the best mix of geospatial data, technology, and expertise.

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Everything You Need to Know About HERE Technologies New Pricing Model

Yan Trudeau|July 23, 2020

HERE Technologies made some adjustments to their pricing this year. Korem presents the main changes, and what they mean to you and your organization.

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Welcome Precisely, a New Brand and Strategy Accelerating Leadership in Data Integrity

Jonathan Houde|June 8, 2020

Fond farewell to Syncsort and Pitney Bowes Software and Data, and welcome Precisely, a new brand and strategy accelerating leadership in data integrity.

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The Challenges of Operationalizing AI Models With Real-Time Business Data

Mathieu Nicolet|March 18, 2020

Overcome the barrier of artificial intelligence model operationalization with data accessibility, data security and governance, data quality and big data.

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5 Overlooked Aspects When Developing With Location-Based Services

Guillaume Fouquet, ing., P. Eng.|January 16, 2020

Developing web mapping applications using location-based services appears sometime very simple, but we often end up helping customers who have neglected several aspects of the integration process.

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What’s New in Precisely MapInfo Pro v2019

Seydou Diop-Mena|January 9, 2020

Learn all about the features of MapInfo Pro v2019. From a new SQL window to heatmaps, Pitney Bowes has made the application more robust, easy to use and responsive to market needs.

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Insurtech: 5 Questions from Across the Country

Jean-Sébastien Guy|June 14, 2019

Everything you need to know about the insurance industry’s major – and essential – transformation.

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How To Predict The Future with Enriched Geo Data

Mathieu Nicolet|May 22, 2019

The use and valorization of enriched geographical data to enhance predictive modeling and segmentation.

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ArcGIS vs Best of Breed: Let’s Make Peace!

Jean-Sébastien Guy|January 30, 2019

When I moved from Esri Canada to Korem a few years ago, one big change involved going from working with a single product suite (ArcGIS), to building solutions using different technologies from multiple providers.

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How to Overcome Insurance Challenges with Accurate Geocoding

Yan Trudeau|November 19, 2018

Insurance is a promise to policyholders. It says, when something goes wrong, we’ll be there to help.

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The New Google Maps Platform Guide

Guillaume Fouquet, ing., P. Eng.|July 3, 2018

Following the recent launch of the new Google Maps platform in the US, as well as a new pricing structure of the Google Maps API to deliver customized Maps, Routes and Places, Korem experts want to help with a fast run-through of the major changes and what they may mean for you and your organization.

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Machine Learning to Advance Business Intelligence

March 9, 2018

The past few years have seen major changes in business intelligence due to increasingly sophisticated techniques that lead to optimal decision-making.

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