How to Create a Map for PowerPoint

on July 10, 2020

When you create a map for PowerPoint, it brings a slide to life in an engaging way while visualizing important information about your operations. From text, icons and images to flowcharts, videos and even heat maps, PowerPoint can help you communicate a concept, a process or a data set in a digestible and interesting way. PowerPoint is not the only presentation software on the market – perhaps you use Google Slides or Keynote – but it is the most popular. PowerPoint has racked up 500...

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Basemaps

The foundation of your maps

on October 12, 2016

At eSpatial, we talk mostly about the types of maps you can create, the types of analysis you can run, and the outcomes you can get from mapping your business data. With the latest release of eSpatial including two new basemaps, we thought it was a good time to learn about the importance of choosing the right basemap for your data. So read on to learn why a basemap is important and which basemaps are best for you. What is a basemap? A basemap is a collection of GIS data that forms the...

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Custom Mapping for Your Organization

on August 18, 2016

The beauty of using a cloud based mapping solution to visualize and analyze your business data is that you can customize those maps to suit your needs. Whether its custom territories, custom map pins or matching your map with your brand colors, you do a lot to make the maps your own. In today’s blog post we’ll look at just how you can do that with eSpatial’s powerful mapping solution. Custom Type of Map While every map is personal to you because its your data displayed on it, you don’t...

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5 Ways Data Visualization Can Improve Your Business

on November 3, 2015

Mapping is one of the strongest data visualization tools available today. Maps tell stories, they can reveal trends and insights that cannot be seen in spreadsheets. In today's business world, there is an abundance of information and data. With technology today, the amount of data being created is growing exponentially as people and business are increasingly connecting online. Because of the massive amount of data available, businesses are becoming more number driven in the decisions they...

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Map Values By Pin Size

on September 1, 2014

eSpatial now allows you to reveal data value by pin size – the bigger the value, the bigger the pin size on the map. Below is an example of using different-sized pins to reveal volumes. How to map values by pin size 1. Either upload your data to eSpatial in the normal way or open up an existing dataset contained in the eSpatial maps and datasets library. (TIP: If you’re just testing out eSpatial, just sign up for a free trial and use our sample data.) 2. In the Control Panel, click Style &...

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Plot data on a map

Effectively!

on October 24, 2013

This article was last updated January 2015 eSpatial makes it easy to plot data on a map. However, before you upload your Excel data, you should know what you want to achieve – your "mapping goal". Your mapping goal when you plot data on a map can be simple or complex Steps to get what you want: 1. Define the purpose of your map There is always an over-riding reason to plot data on a map. What yours? Do you want to simply convey a sense of proximity or distance between locations? Do you...

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