If your data contains geographical information such as postcodes, GPS, Drive Times, Shop locations .. you need to view it on a map.
At Excel Frome we have years of experience, working with all types of data that need maps.
Often we use a GIS, which stands for Geographical Information System. A piece of software that is capable of understanding data and displaying it on a map.
Uses of GIS and Excel
This analysis can include:
Current estimates suggest that up to 80% of data stored on computers has a spatial component. Which means, that we can analyse it in a map of some kind.
Using Excel and GIS Systems
Excel’s ability to handle and process data, can be a good complement to a GIS system. It can help feed data into and out of the mapping system, do high-level processing and analysis.
At Excel Frome, we have over 20 years of combined experience. Of extracting, and using, geographical data and GIS systems.
GIS a definition
A geographic information system or geographical information system (GIS) is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyse, manage, and present all types of spatial or geographical data. Read more:
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