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TDWI Upside - Where Data Means Business

Best of Upside’s Data Digest

Articles explore the benefits and challenges of geospatial data, how to increase the accuracy of predictive analytics, and solutions to big data’s biggest problems.

The Benefits and Challenges of Geospatial Data (Source: Datanami)
Geospatial data provides enterprises with unique insight into time and place. This article covers the main applications and challenges of geospatial data and then discusses some specialized databases you might use to handle it.

Capturing Geospatial Data (Source: Ad Week)
From traffic routing to consumer targeting, data that tells us "where" is providing value for enterprises. This article explains how to effectively and ethically capture and use geospatial data.

Increasing Accurate Predictions (Source: Dataversity)
This article explains the value of prediction and the many new data sources and technologies that are increasing our predictive capabilities.

Solutions to Big Data's Biggest Problems (Source:
Targeted to auto marketers but applicable to many enterprises, this article reviews common big data challenges and offers solutions.

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Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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