Sean McCafferty provides an overview of Location Analysis, a new Excel Add-in from Visual Crossing, which helps store owners place locations and analyze retail competition.
MAPCITE has released a new version of its popular Excel spreadsheet mapping tool. The add-in allows users to visualize geographically Excel data containing location information such as addresses, ZIP codes, or city/state. Users can easily create maps showing either plotted locations or a heat map within Excel and then share […]
Esri recently debuted the availability of Esri Maps for Office, a new component of its ArcGIS Online service that allows for the mapping of geographic data directly within Excel. Esri Maps for Office is part of Esri’s subscription based whole platform approach to mapping, meaning maps are available via the […]
There is a huge amount of untapped geographic information stored within Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. With over one billion users of the popular spreadsheet software, that is a lot of data waiting to be mapped out. That said, the capability of mapping out that geographic data doesn’t necessarily need to be done through an external desktop GIS software application. There are a few solutions on the market that provide both free and cost-based mapping solutions that operate directly within Excel.
MapCite is a geographic data visualization company that offers both a web mapping and Excel interface for users to analyze their location data. MapCite is a relatively new company and current clients include the NHS and Vodafone in the UK. Oliver Jones, Head of Business Development, who led me through […]