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Tony Maber

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Posted By Tony Maber 06-24-2019 19:21
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Hi Kalu. Thanks for sending through this tremendous example of how spider graph can be applied.  The thematic colouring and thickness of the lines can produce a very visually informative presentation of complex data and relationships. As per the examples I listed in the article, there are many and ...
Posted By Tony Maber 06-19-2019 20:06
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SPIDER GRAPH is used to map relationships between tables based on a designated field in MapInfo Pro. By joining the tables based on the designated field, MapInfo Pro then creates a new table of lines that connect the objects from the original tables based on this join – effectively "connecting the dots". ...
Posted By Tony Maber 06-12-2019 03:39
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Hi Jason Further to the assistance provided earlier, you can also customise either the Quick Access toolbar that sits above the various ribbons or the mini toolbars in the Map & Layout windows that appear under a right-click. To customise, simply click on the down-arrow at the R/H end of the Quick ...
Posted By Tony Maber 06-06-2019 21:51
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Hi Steve Below are my brief responses/thoughts to the questions you have posed. What elements of a "full service" data marketplace is most important to data consumers? Is learning content most important?  Access to sample data, product guides, purchase ability, data guide/visualisation to assist ...
Posted By Tony Maber 05-24-2019 00:02
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Hi Ashley.  Thanks for your great additional comments on using the Distance Calculator tool in MapInfo Pro and taking the results to deliver enhanced spatial displays and analysis. ------------------------------ Tony Maber Location Analytics & Data - PreSales Pitney Bowes Sydney - Australia ...
Posted By Tony Maber 05-23-2019 03:55
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PROBLEM  -  The Director of Network Operations would like to know the average distance a customer in their membership program is away from their nearest store.  Whilst the Director understand that using routing would deliver a more real-world answer to the question, they have been called in by the General ...
Posted By Tony Maber 05-22-2019 18:19
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Hi Thomas Working in the Commercial space down here in Australia the key attributes you mention are vital, including the other business descriptors such as Business Line, Trade Division, Group, Class and Sub-Class.  Brand, Trade and Franchise Name are also important where available. Of late, we are ...
Posted By Tony Maber 04-16-2019 02:30
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Hi Stuart. In the 64-bit version you can also use the QuickSearch panel in the top R/H corner.  By typing "Find" in I was presented with possible options and there was matches (Selection->Find->Find) under both Table and Map.  Clicking on one of these highlights the "Find" tool on the Selection tab ...
Posted By Tony Maber 04-03-2019 18:24
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Hi Peter/Stefan I think the issue here is that they are overlapping polygons.  When you run the thinning tool it splits up the polygons that are overlapping, meaning it doesn't retain the integrity or structure.  Certainly works fine in principle, but when I tested it split the Test_Polys file that ...
Posted By Tony Maber 03-26-2019 16:48
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Hi Ian.  Thought that might be the case.  That is why at the start of my suggestion I said "assuming both columns are numeric". Glad to know you've confirmed you're not daft  :-) Tony ------------------------------ Tony Maber Pitney Bowes Software Pty Ltd (formerly Encom and MapInfo) North ...
Posted By Tony Maber 03-25-2019 02:16
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Hi Ian.  Assuming both columns are numeric, you should be able to use the "Update Column" function and choose the table and the field to update.  Then, in the "Value" dialog area it is probably best to click on "Assist".  Then select your AREA column from the "Columns" drop-down.  Then either type in ...
Posted By Tony Maber 10-22-2018 20:51
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Youre right Darren. Sometimes it is worth a little bit of time doing DQ on any data before geocoding. Also, developing a geocoding process that you are comfortable delivers the best results to meet your business needs is important. Happy to help anytime.
Posted By Tony Maber 10-22-2018 20:05
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Hi Darren. Similar to Ashley, I took a look at the data you provided and there are some issues with the content in the Addess field in the main, and some minor issues in the other key fields (Suburb/Postcode/State). Initially I just looked at the Address field and you will see what I have updated it ...
Posted By Tony Maber 10-12-2018 00:00
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Joe Francica from Pitney Bowes identifies the shift of data being more than just a resource by outlining how it can add value to business and the direction of data in the future. https://www.gislounge.com/layers-future-data-analytics-business/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=GISNL-Oct-11-2018&utm_source=YMLP ...
Posted By Tony Maber 10-04-2018 06:14
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Would encourage Law Enforcement location intelligence users to take a look at the presentation delivered by Trevor Adams at the UK MI Pro User Group earlier this year.
Posted By Tony Maber 09-04-2018 06:29
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Took the time to look at activities that we like to do down here in Sydney in the summer. As a PB employee, I decided to use the PB modelled Consumer Spend Potential 2018 and Estimates & Projections 2018 datasets, combined with Suburb boundaries. I generated a number of comparative thematic maps to ...
Posted By Tony Maber 08-30-2018 04:20
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Take part in this exciting 3-part webinar series to be held on 18th/19th/20th September at 12md AEST (Sydney time). Hear from experts and join in the conversation as we explore the ability to unleash your GIS to reach the full potential of location intelligence. Explore how your organisation can ...
Posted By Tony Maber 08-30-2018 04:19
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Take part in this exciting 3-part webinar series to be held on 18th/19th/20th September at 12md AEST (Sydney time). Hear from experts and join in the conversation as we explore the ability to unleash your GIS to reach the full potential of location intelligence. Explore how your organisation can ...