Descartes AltaMap™ - Geographic Information System (GIS) Mapping Software
GIS Mapping Software and Business Intelligence Mapping
Descartes AltaMap™ is web-based Geographic Information System (GIS) Mapping Software has a highly scalable, high-performance mapping engine that provides geometry calculations and map display. It uses multi-threaded architecture for automatic resource pooling and in-process communications.
Descartes AltaMap includes a series of components for geocoding, routing, real-time traffic, and mobility. The Descartes AltaMap location based services (LBS) Platform allows you to determine current locations on a map, ability to navigate from one point to another, find what's around you, visualize data and enforce user-defined business rules.
Descartes AltaMap provides detailed information that enables the user to make smarter business decisions throughout your enterprise.
Descartes GIS Mapping Software Features:
Descartes AltaMap provides the capabilities to quantify, measure, compare, analyze and predict geographic patterns enabling your company to organize data based on location giving you the ability to visualize patterns and trends that might otherwise be hidden.
Descartes AltaMap enables you to manage your business proactively using location as criteria. This solution can help you forecast job density across service areas and allocate the optimal level of resources and compare against pre-defined performance metrics. In addition, you can:
- Enforce business rules, report on exceptions and compare performance
- Combine demographic and sales information to understand location of your best customers
- Identify other areas with similar demographics
- Determine where the next site could be built
- Identify sales territories that outperform or underperform
- Visualize demographic changes over time and estimate how it may impact your business
Descartes AltaMap enables you to use GeoSearch functionality to find assets, businesses, or customers through any user-defined search criteria. This mapping visualization enables you to make decisions based on the location of customers, location of employees, or location of assets. Descartes AltaMap provides boundless “GeoSearch” options that can be based solely on geographic information such as:
- Finding the nearest customer, employee, asset, etc.
- Finding the nearest “x” number
- Finding within or outside a specified area
- Selecting features that intersect or overlap
Using Geo- and Attribute-Search capabilities enables you to turn your raw data into visually stunning, interactive maps. Users, throughout the enterprise, can dynamically change map views by searching, zooming, and panning, while uncovering new relationships within the data. In addition, users can intuitively spot trends, relationships, and problems, which can be immediately identified and addressed.
Descartes AltaMap enables you to create virtual fences or areas around or along routes to track and maintain awareness of vehicles, products, or mobile resources.