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Are you missing the big picture? International business answers you can only get from map-based visualizations –
1. Intro

Anyone involved in international business knows the importance of maps and spends a lot of time using them

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1. Intro

Are you missing the big picture? International business answers you can only get from map-based visualizations –
2. Single-variable maps

Sometimes a straightforward mapping of one variable to location is all you need to make data pop out and show you your international opportunities clearly

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2. Single-variable maps

Are you missing the big picture? International business answers you can only get from map-based visualizations –
3. Multi-variate maps

Even more useful business visualizations can result from multi-variate mappings like mapping the potential locations for a distribution center against both IP address density and cost of business space. Suppose you want to simultaneously evaluate metro market size versus cost … Continue reading

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3. Multi-variate maps

Are you missing the big picture? International business answers you can only get from map-based visualizations –
4. Flow Maps

Multi-variate mapping from the previous post now leads into a map genre of high interest for answering business questions

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4. Flow Maps

Are you missing the big picture? International business answers you can only get from map-based visualizations –
5. On-the-go business mapping on your phone (example: SAP and ESRI)

Getting business answers quickly via self-service mapping and on mobile devices is the driver for the recently announced integration partnerships between SAP and ESRI, centered on their HANA and ArcGIS platforms (see here and here), enabling applications like identifying high-risk … Continue reading

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5. On-the-go business mapping on your phone (example: SAP and ESRI)