Location Data Knowledge Base

Data methodologies, and Release schedules.
This article focuses on one key area of our Location Insights products – Maps. I'll use the US Location Insight product for this example, but all of our international Location Insight products are functionally the same unless I call it out specifically as a unique part of the US package.
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We’ll cover getting you started with spatial data and more using the Drivetime Data available with each Location Insights package in this article.
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The DNB 2019 Q4 Analytical File in the Calgary Input tool reads the DNB 2019 Q3 dataset.
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Have some Latitude/Longitude points and not much else? Working with Spatial Objects and need more information than a simple map point? Time to call in the Reverse Geocoding macro. Reverse Geocoding can give some robust information to help make important business decisions when working with spatial data. Case in point: Your “friend” has hacked the Pokémon Go APK and hands you a list of Pokémon with the associated Latitude/Longitude. You can’t make an informed decision on your next weekend Poke-session without first understanding more than just the location on a map!
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Occasionally someone asks the question, “how many businesses have ACTUAL YEAR STARTED” (or referenced another field) and you have no idea how to respond. You looked in the quarterly Variable List and didn’t see the answer. Now what? You could run a query in Alteryx but should you?
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I have CAPE installed and a newer version of a VGF (with updated names) is available in a new install. I uninstalled that version of the data, ran the new install but the old VGF names are still visible. I reran the install twice. What am I doing incorrectly? I notice when I run the install, the process happening more quickly than usual.
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This note is to alert users of Alteryx 8.6 to 10.1 of a potentialmessage window that may appear after updating the US andCanadian CASS engine.
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CAPE Consumer Expenditure and Retail Demand.  How are they different?
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I'm using data from Alteryx.  How do I correctly reference the source?
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What we mean by "2015B" demographic estimate?
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Experian ConsumerView - how do we identify the head of household?
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A guide to submitting corrected map or geocoding information to the vendor
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Guide to CASS installation to a network location
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This note is to alert users of Alteryx 8.6 to 10.5 of an error message that may appear if a user previously installed the combined US and Canada CASS dataset and then in subsequent data updates separately installs CASS for a single country.
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Other Name Places area/demographics aren't the same as Places.  Why not?
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Am I wrong expecting CAPE or Census values for Households and Housing Units to match exactly?
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A guide to finding City based on a Zip Code
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Read this alert if using the CAPE Population Summary report from Q1 2016 or Q2 2016!
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