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How to Balance Home Care Provider Workloads

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Balance home care provider workloads with mapping

As the population ages, providing home care is becoming increasingly important. But caring for patients is a demanding job, and overbooking staff can quickly lead to burn out and high turnover. That's why it's important to balance home care provider workloads. Retaining personal support workers, nurses and other home care staff is critical when running a home care business, but it's an area where the industry is struggling. A 2018 study by Home Care Pulse found that turnover had hit...

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3 Simple Steps to Powerful Sales Performance Maps

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Mapping your excel spreadsheet transforms your location-based sales data into live, interactive maps which you can share with your team. Reporting on sales performance can be gruelling, especially when you're looking at local, regional, and national figures. In addition to reporting on the final figures, you need to compare performance of over 100 sales reps across 50 states by analyzing 300,000 sales records. This results in multiple worksheets with thousands of records that you need to wade through in order...

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3 Tips For Presenting Data Visually

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We've all been in the situation before, in a meeting were someone is presenting the latest findings, bombarding you with numbers, data and spreadsheets. Whether you're presenting to colleagues, managers or clients, visuals will help make your presentation stand out. Visualizing your data helps emphasize your points so your audience understands the information. Visual information is easy to digest, and when combined with your words, can appeal to more than one sense simultaneously. Below are three tips to help you...

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Bubble Map

How to create one in minutes

This article was last updated July 2019 If you're looking for a way to display your location data in a clear, concise way, you may want to create a bubble map. Bubble maps summarize your data by creating different sized circles that represent the value of your information. For example, the circles in the map below indicate the GDP of each European country. The larger the circle is, the higher the country's GDP. Many sales managers use this type of...

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Multiple views of the same data and how to bookmark them

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When you upload your data to eSpatial online, every location point in your Excel spreadsheet is plotted on a map. However, you may not always want to see all the data at the one time - or you may want to perform an analysis and save it. You can easily do this with eSpatial mapping software. Get a free trial. How it works eSpatial allows you to create a map from an Excel spreadsheet in a Workspace and then analyze...

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Collaborative mapping

Groups and users sharing

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This article was last updated June 2015 If you have an eSpatial Team or Enterprise license, you can avail of the Groups & Users functionality, for collaborative mapping. This allows complete control over who sees your Excel datasets and maps - and who can edit them. Step 1: Add a Group Open the map you want to share. Click on the shaded dropdown username button (top right of screen) and select Manage Group & Users. On the next screen, you...

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Embed a map in a website without being a HTML whizzkid!

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Embedding a map in a website is easy, using eSpatial (sign up for a free trial here). All you have to do is copy one line of code and then paste it into the HTML source code of a page. An example of how one eSpatial user embedded a map on a website. First step - create a map for free Sign up for a free eSpatial trial, follow the step-by-step instructions here and you can be embedding maps in...

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Map multiple locations

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Would you like to map multiple locations like this: Well, a map with multiple locations can be created in 3 easy steps using eSpatial. Step one If you haven't done so already, sign up for a free eSpatial trial. All you need to supply is an email address and a self-created password. For that, you get an account for as long as you want it and also 7- day access to eSpatial Pro, which has bells and whistles too numerous...

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How to use filtering on an eSpatial data map

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A powerful feature of eSpatial is its data filtering capability. It allows you to narrow your focus to get to the data you really want to look at. In eSpatial you can filter your table of data in the same way you would in excel. Filtering your data while it is already plotted on a map allows you to create multiple views of the same data that you can share with various colleagues and team members depending on what they...

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Color By Value On A Heat Map

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When you create an eSpatial heat map, default colors are used - ranging from yellow to red - to highlight levels of data values within a specified region: However, you can easily customize these colors (you can go as wacky as you want!): How to change heat map colors In the Legend window, hover over the heatmap dataset (it's the one with the polygon shape - not the marker - beside it), and select Style & Color: This should open...

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How to create a color coded map

What’s a color coded map? For this example, we are going to look at maps that have different geographic regions distinguished by different colors. For example, below is a color coded map of France. Colors are used to indicate the different regions of France (Normandy, Bordeaux, etc). This map also uses regional boundary files to reveal the borders of each “departement” (like a US county) within a region. If that’s the type of map you’re looking to produce and attach...

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Create a choropleth map using eSpatial

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A choropleth map is another name for a heat map - it visualizes the level (or intensity) of measurable data in specific geographical areas. Benefits of a choropleth map For instance, imagine you wanted to see - at a glance - the most heavily populated areas of a state, per county. You would assign each county with a shade that represented the level of population. A sparsely populated county might be represented by a light pink colour, while a heavily...

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How To Create Radius Maps

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This article was last updated June 2019 What are radius maps? A radius map -- also known as a buffer map -- allows you to create a radius around your data points based on distance. While this may sound simple, radius maps can be used for powerful proximity analysis. For example, you can quickly judge how many of your customers are within 10 miles of your sales rep, and much more. This is useful for increasing efficiency because you can...

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How to put more info onto a map label

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This article may quote data or refer to features or workflows no longer applicable to the current version of eSpatial, which is updated every 6-8 weeks. Please refer to our help section for more up to date information It was early in the morning (I hadn't even had my coffee yet) and I got an email from a customer asking me if it was possible to see all of the labels for all of their points at once. The short...

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