The Intersection of Geospatial and Business Intelligence

Session Type: 
Tech Session
Jesse Eichar, Camptocamp SA
Emmanuel Belo, Camptocamp

Business intelligence (the techniques used in identifying, extracting, and analyzing business data) is a massive market and a vibrant area of research and development for many companies. The incorporation of true geospatial data and analysis is still a new facet in the field and one that is expected to experience significant growth and evolution in the near future.

The goal of this talk is to discuss the current state of the open-source solutions, discuss the strengths and short comings of the current solutions and look at avenues for improvement and opportunity.

A few of the technologies that will be touched upon will include:

  • Olap4j
  • Geomondrian
  • Geowebbi
  • Spatialytics
  • Pentaho
  • Mondrian

Some axes of discussion:

  • Types of Queries
  • Types of Reports
  • Supported Standards
  • Supported Data Sources
  • Role in ecosystem
  • Interoperability
  • Architectures
  • Performance
Speaker Bio: 

For the last decade Jesse Eichar has been a professional open source advocate and developer. He one of the four uDig PSC, he is the maintainer of the Mapfish print module and the SecureOWS module, he is and has been a module maintainer of several GeoTools modules including, renderer, shapefile, GML, MIF, WFS and XML. He is a committer in Geoorchestra, Scala IO and sperformance projects as well as a contributer to Geonetwork, GeoServer and Apache Pdfbox.

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