Eircodes – What’s the Craic?

by craigpinhorne |July 27, 2015|No Comments


Fifteen years ago, not long after I joined a small Geographic Information System (GIS) Data team, talks had started around the proposed creation of a new postcode system in the Republic of Ireland.  Since then, the concept ebbed and flowed but in July 2015, there was a tangible result: the long-anticipated launch of the new […]


[SLIDESHARE] Why the Insurance Industry is Turning to Geocoding

by Chinny Ogbuagu |November 17, 2014|No Comments


Mother Nature is becoming more unpredictable than ever. Just last winter, heavy rain storms caused unprecedented widespread flooding across Britain, leaving a trail of devastation and damage in their wake. The traditional insurance industry risk assessments are no longer enough. Which is why companies are turning to location intelligence solutions like geocoding to help empower their decision-making. By harnessing dynamic, […]


In An Age of Uncertainty, the Insurance Industry Turns to Geocoding

by James Brayshaw |July 31, 2014|No Comments

Insurance and geocoding

Back in October, the UK was hit with the biggest storm of the past twenty-five years. While we have had severe storms before, the flooding caused by the St. Jude storm on 28 October was unprecedented. The weather didn’t let up for months. In December, we saw two tidal surges on the East coast and […]


Have you got what it takes to become a MapHero?

by Paul Lewis |April 8, 2014|No Comments


Have you ever stopped to consider how many different kinds of maps and forms of data visualization you come into contact with on a daily basis? I pondered this during my commute to work one day last week. In the hour or so from leaving my house to arriving at the office, I can recall, […]


Benevolent Big Brother: 3 Geo-Marketing Innovations for 2014

by James Brayshaw |February 28, 2014|No Comments


We all knew this was coming, but I didn’t think it would be so soon. Location Intelligence (LI) technology may know more about my place in space and time than even I do. Is there a more evident example of this new frontier than Amazon’s plans to leverage its vast volume of customer data to […]