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Location Intelligence and Geographic Information Systems
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4-hour Online Course by K-Y Su and George Williams
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Our Price: $410.00

Product Code: BA-04-A


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Location Intelligence has been important for human endeavors for centuries. With modern advances in Information Technology, Location Intelligence can be achieved by commercial businesses with the use of Geographic Information Systems. A Geographic Information System (or GIS) is a relational database technology that enables both analysis and visualization of geographic, demographic, and other types of geospatial data. The technology was first introduced in the 1970s and has evolved to provide scientists, engineers, and business analysts with a means by which to analyze their data through a customizable map and graphical user interface.

While all levels of government, military, engineering & scientific consultants, and academic organizations have been successfully using GIS for a variety of applications, commercial businesses have been slow to adopt the technology in order to provide better Location Intelligence for their Business Intelligence operations.

This online training course provides an overview of GIS software with the goal of demonstrating how to use the technology to build Location Intelligence.

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You will learn:
  • What a Geographic Information System (GIS) is, its relationship to relational database technology and typical existing organizational data, its historical applications, the importance of geocoding, and how to obtain the software.
  • How to use GIS to perform Geospatial Analyses of data within a data repository
  • How to use GIS to build Location Intelligence, along with current and past examples of GIS used for Location Intelligence

This course is geared towards:

  • IT professionals who are interested in understanding the nature and uses of geospatial data
  • Business analysts and data analysts who need to perform location-based analysis
  • Data scientists and analytic modelers who need to understand location analytics
  • Data management, data warehousing, and BI professionals who need to integrate geospatial data into the BI ecosystem
  • Business executives and managers who want to understand the potential and the complexities of location-based analysis


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