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Google Maps Platform Expanded – Area #3: Financial Services

As the years go by, more and more consumers are coming of age after being immersed in technology their entire lives. With this change, the new innovations and advances in technology and the entire customer experience through the interactions with a business have massively increased the rigorous customer expectations of nearly all financial service institutions (FSIs).  The Google Maps Platform builds a foundation on [...]

Incorporating Location Analytics Into Your Data Sets for Business Intelligence

Location analytics represents an untapped possibility for businesses. The ability to attach location-related information to data sets is invaluable at a time when organizations are increasingly drowning in information and competing to glean value from it. According to Forbes, location data has the potential to make a direct contribution to business decision-making, giving workers critical perspectives on data that would otherwise be unattainable. Location [...]

Virtual Digital Assistants Bring Automation to the Customer Experience

Think about what it was like a few years ago when you might call a business' customer service line, only to be greeted by a machine giving you options for how to proceed. You press one for a certain type of question. Press two for another. The list can go on through the digits of your phone, letting you sort through a menu so your [...]

Google Maps Platform Expanded – Area #2: Retail & E-Commerce

With the increase of more automated, complex, and detailed data-driven processes being implemented into everyday workflows, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your business is taking full advantage of the capabilities that the Google Maps Platform (GMP) offers. With the second post in our Google Maps Platform series, we will touch upon another area where GMP provides an outstanding performance - through [...]

Google Maps Platform Expanded – Area #1: Routing & Logistics

With the increase of more automated, complex, and detailed data-driven processes being implemented into everyday workflows, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your business is taking full advantage of the capabilities that the Google Maps Platform (GMP) offers.This first post in our Google Maps Platform series is centered around one topic. We will touch upon one of the first areas where GMP truly [...]

Top 5 Areas and Use Cases Where Google Maps Excels

The mission of the Google Maps Platform has been to help people navigate and explore the world wherever they are. Since launching in 2005 as a web mapping product, Google Maps has evolved over the years to encompass a diverse suite of 18 APIs powering over 4 million sites & apps. Location data provides the backbone and the needed context for individuals and businesses [...]

Microservices: The Next Step in Cloud Elasticity

Microservices can seem like your worst nightmare at first glance. When somebody tells you that you now get to manage a discrete service for each function included in a task, as opposed to a single application, the idea is going to get some pushback. In the cloud microservices world, that pushback has already happened. Early microservice adopters had to deal with significant operational overhead [...]

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Understanding Data Lakes on GCP

With Amazon introducing its new Lake Formation product, the global data lake market is anticipated to reach nearly $12 billion by 2024, according to Advanced Market Analytics. While Microsoft offers its own solution through Azure Data Lake, Google boasts an in-depth, fully managed suite of data lake processing and analytics tools in Cloud Datalab, Cloud Dataproc, and Cloud Dataflow.  What is a data lake? [...]

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Data Foundational in Business Innovation: Impact on Enterprise IT

Data is the bedrock of modern business. If you aren't capturing, moving, analyzing and using data efficiently, then you're positioning yourself to fall behind. IT leaders trying to respond to this environment increasingly find themselves needing to rethink how they deploy and manage solutions to make the most of what data has to offer. In simplest terms, data has become king. To understand this [...]

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Dito Achieves the Location-Based Services Partner Specialization in the Google Cloud Specialization Program

Dito’s Continued Success in Mapping and Location Services Recognized by Google Cloud Palo Alto, CA, July 15, 2019 -- Dito, a Google Cloud Premier Partner, today announced that it has achieved the Location-Based Services Partner Specialization in the Google Cloud Partner Specialization Program. By earning the Partner Specialization, Dito has proven its expertise and success in building customer solutions in the mapping and location-based services [...]

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