Ethan Li

Project Manager

May 31, 2013

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How Geospatial Tagging Can Help Businesses

We all know it’s fast becoming standard for social media users to share their locations when interacting with others. For example, users on Facebook use the “check in” function to share where they are with friends, or they can tag a photo with the location it was taken. Most smart-phones and some digital cameras now have built-in GPS that automatically attaches location information to the photos which goes along with them when uploaded to popular sharing sites like Picasa or Flickr. Most of these sites can now even display your photos, and posts on a map so you can visualize the locations of your content.

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Hiroshi Tomita

Business Analyst

March 28, 2013

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How to Use Geospatial Data for Strategic Benefits

Applying GIS in Lagos, Nigeria

In 2012 getchee launched a large market mapping project in Lagos, Nigeria which is one of the first of its kind to be conducted in the region. Lagos, located in the West African country of Nigeria is the nation’s second fastest growing city, most prosperous, and with a population of over 16 million people, the largest as well.

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