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Javier de la Torre

Javier de la Torre
Javier de la Torre is founder and Chief Strategy Officer of CARTO. One of the pioneers of Location Intelligence, Javier founded the company with a vision to democratize data analysis and visualization. Under his leadership, CARTO has grown from a groundbreaking idea into one of the fastest growing geospatial companies in the world. In 2007, he founded Vizzuality, a renowned geospatial company dedicated to bridging the gap between science and policy making by the better use of data.
Dynamic Tiling: The key to highly performant cloud-native maps

Dynamic Tiling: The key to highly performant cloud-native maps

Elevate cloud-native mapping of big data with CARTO's Dynamic Tiling. Seamlessly integrate interactive maps in your apps without compromising speed.

Core Tech
Databricks support for H3 in collaboration with CARTO

Databricks support for H3 in collaboration with CARTO

Introducing H3 for Databricks with CARTO! Unlock fast and efficient big data analytics in the cloud with Spatial Indexes

Cloud Native
Working Toward a Sustainable Future with CARTO & Google Cloud

Working Toward a Sustainable Future with CARTO & Google Cloud

“We’re happy to announce our partnership with Google Cloud to expand our solutions to help tackle climate and environmental issues.”

Cloud Native
Introducing GeoParquet: Towards geospatial compatibility between Data Clouds

Introducing GeoParquet: Towards geospatial compatibility between Data Clouds

At CARTO, we're proud to release the first community proposal to standardize the storage of geospatial vector data in GeoParquet! Learn about our full goal.

Spatial Data
Geospatial Analytics & AWS: CARTO's Spatial Analytics in Redshift

Geospatial Analytics & AWS: CARTO's Spatial Analytics in Redshift

We are excited to announce CARTO's Spatial Analytics in Redshift. Discover how to leverage the geospatial capabilities of Redshift & sign up for a free trial today!

Cloud Native
CARTO & Databricks: Bringing Spatial Analysis to the Lakehouse Platform

CARTO & Databricks: Bringing Spatial Analysis to the Lakehouse Platform

We are excited to announce CARTO Spatial Extension for Databricks. Discover how to extend the geospatial capabilities of Databricks & sign up for a free trial today!

Cloud Native
Announcing CARTO's Spatial Analytics in Snowflake

Announcing CARTO's Spatial Analytics in Snowflake

We are excited to announce CARTO's Spatial Analytics in Snowflake. Discover how to extend the geospatial capabilities of Snowflake & sign up for a free trial today!

Cloud Native
Announcing CARTO's Spatial Analytics in BigQuery

Announcing CARTO's Spatial Analytics in BigQuery

Today we announced at Google Cloud Next the General Availability of the new CARTO's Spatial Analytics in BigQuery. Learn more about the most innovative platform to perform spatial analytics natively in the cloud.

Cloud Native
Canary Islands Volcano: Mapping La Palma Lava Flow & Damage

Canary Islands Volcano: Mapping La Palma Lava Flow & Damage

We use Spatial Data Science & CARTO to analyze & predict the damage caused by the eruption of the volcano on La Palma in the Spanish Canary Islands

Use cases
Enhancing Spatial Analytics in Snowflake with CARTO

Enhancing Spatial Analytics in Snowflake with CARTO

As part of our commitment to enabling geospatial analysis natively within the cloud, today we announce the launch of our Spatial Analytics on Snowflake with CARTO!

Cloud Native
Enhancing Spatial Analytics in BigQuery with CARTO

Enhancing Spatial Analytics in BigQuery with CARTO

We are excited to introduce the CARTO Spatial Analytics in BigQuery, a suite of functions & procedures to perform spatial analysis natively within the Google BigQuery environment using SQL

Cloud Native
How Google Cloud & CARTO power geospatial analysis at scale

How Google Cloud & CARTO power geospatial analysis at scale

Discover how to scale your analytical workflow & access massive geospatial datasets with Google Cloud & CARTO & the general availability of BigQuery Tiler

Use cases
Announcing CARTO BigQuery Tiler General Availability

Announcing CARTO BigQuery Tiler General Availability

We are excited to announce the general availability of CARTO BigQuery Tiler, a unique solution for visualizing massive spatial datasets hosted in Google BigQuery

Cloud Native
3 Spatial Data Science Trends to Watch in 2021

3 Spatial Data Science Trends to Watch in 2021

Geography is changing faster than ever before. Read our predictions for the key Spatial Data Science trends & industries to watch in 2021.

Spatial Data Science
Our Thoughts as MapboxGL JS v2.0 Goes Proprietary

Our Thoughts as MapboxGL JS v2.0 Goes Proprietary

With Mapbox announcing a change in their licensing this week, we share our thoughts on this news, basemap neutrality, & the future of spatial app development

Cartography & Visualization
CARTO for deck.gl: The Best Way to Develop Spatial Apps

CARTO for deck.gl: The Best Way to Develop Spatial Apps

CARTO is now available as part of the deck.gl framework & becomes our preferred & recommended library for building spatial applications

App Development
CARTO BigQuery Tiler is Now Available for Google Cloud Platform

CARTO BigQuery Tiler is Now Available for Google Cloud Platform

Discover CARTO BigQuery Tiler, the only solution to visualize large location datasets straight out of Google BigQuery. Start creating stunning maps in minutes.

Cloud Native
How to use COVID-19 Public Data in Spatial Analysis

How to use COVID-19 Public Data in Spatial Analysis

A walkthrough of how to use publicly available COVID-19 data sets for spatial analysis using CARTOframes and our Data Observatory.

Spatial Data
Open Data on COVID-19 Now Available in Data Observatory

Open Data on COVID-19 Now Available in Data Observatory

CARTO makes available a set of COVID-19 related datasets as public data in the Data Observatory v2.0

Spatial Data
Analyzing the Impact of Coronavirus on Meetups

Analyzing the Impact of Coronavirus on Meetups

A look at the impact of Coronavirus on Meetup RSVPs including the correlation between the location of COVID-19 cases and attendance in Italy

Cloud Native
PostGIS Day: A future, post GIS

PostGIS Day: A future, post GIS

Is GIS dead? No, but it is undergoing a transformation - and we're excited to see how spatial analysis can continue to change our world.

Spatial Data Science
New spatial functions in BigQuery, starting with Uber H3-js

New spatial functions in BigQuery, starting with Uber H3-js

CARTO is working very closely with the Google BigQuery team, bringing in new spatial functions and supporting the creation of a next generation spatial data infrastructure stack.

Cloud Native
CARTO's Data Observatory 2.0, now powered by Google BigQuery

CARTO's Data Observatory 2.0, now powered by Google BigQuery

By working with Google BigQuery, the Data Observatory is transforming into the most cost effective and advanced spatial data infrastructure.

Spatial Data
Live Connections to Remote Databases with Federated Tables

Live Connections to Remote Databases with Federated Tables

Federated tables allow CARTO users to combine data hosted in CARTO with data that lives in a remote database such as Amazon Aurora and Microsoft Azure

Cloud Native
Introducing our new CEO: Luis Sanz

Introducing our new CEO: Luis Sanz

News
Using Mapbox Vector Tiles in CARTO for Maps & Location Apps

Using Mapbox Vector Tiles in CARTO for Maps & Location Apps

Using Mapbox Vector Tiles in CARTO for Maps & Location Apps

Core Tech
CARTO brings geospatial data and analytics to Salesforce Einstein Analytics

CARTO brings geospatial data and analytics to Salesforce Einstein Analytics

We're partnering with Salesforce to deliver location intelligence capabilities directly into Salesforce Einstein Analytics.

Spatial Data
Partnering with Mapbox: A New Stack for Location Intelligence

Partnering with Mapbox: A New Stack for Location Intelligence

Partnering with Mapbox: A New Stack for Location Intelligence

Spatial Data
Dynamic Tiling: The key to highly performant cloud-native maps

Dynamic Tiling: The key to highly performant cloud-native maps

Elevate cloud-native mapping of big data with CARTO's Dynamic Tiling. Seamlessly integrate interactive maps in your apps without compromising speed.

Core Tech
Databricks support for H3 in collaboration with CARTO

Databricks support for H3 in collaboration with CARTO

Introducing H3 for Databricks with CARTO! Unlock fast and efficient big data analytics in the cloud with Spatial Indexes

Cloud Native
Working Toward a Sustainable Future with CARTO & Google Cloud

Working Toward a Sustainable Future with CARTO & Google Cloud

“We’re happy to announce our partnership with Google Cloud to expand our solutions to help tackle climate and environmental issues.”

Cloud Native
Introducing GeoParquet: Towards geospatial compatibility between Data Clouds

Introducing GeoParquet: Towards geospatial compatibility between Data Clouds

At CARTO, we're proud to release the first community proposal to standardize the storage of geospatial vector data in GeoParquet! Learn about our full goal.

Spatial Data
Geospatial Analytics & AWS: CARTO's Spatial Analytics in Redshift

Geospatial Analytics & AWS: CARTO's Spatial Analytics in Redshift

We are excited to announce CARTO's Spatial Analytics in Redshift. Discover how to leverage the geospatial capabilities of Redshift & sign up for a free trial today!

Cloud Native
CARTO & Databricks: Bringing Spatial Analysis to the Lakehouse Platform

CARTO & Databricks: Bringing Spatial Analysis to the Lakehouse Platform

We are excited to announce CARTO Spatial Extension for Databricks. Discover how to extend the geospatial capabilities of Databricks & sign up for a free trial today!

Cloud Native
Announcing CARTO's Spatial Analytics in Snowflake

Announcing CARTO's Spatial Analytics in Snowflake

We are excited to announce CARTO's Spatial Analytics in Snowflake. Discover how to extend the geospatial capabilities of Snowflake & sign up for a free trial today!

Cloud Native
Announcing CARTO's Spatial Analytics in BigQuery

Announcing CARTO's Spatial Analytics in BigQuery

Today we announced at Google Cloud Next the General Availability of the new CARTO's Spatial Analytics in BigQuery. Learn more about the most innovative platform to perform spatial analytics natively in the cloud.

Cloud Native
Canary Islands Volcano: Mapping La Palma Lava Flow & Damage

Canary Islands Volcano: Mapping La Palma Lava Flow & Damage

We use Spatial Data Science & CARTO to analyze & predict the damage caused by the eruption of the volcano on La Palma in the Spanish Canary Islands

Use cases
Enhancing Spatial Analytics in Snowflake with CARTO

Enhancing Spatial Analytics in Snowflake with CARTO

As part of our commitment to enabling geospatial analysis natively within the cloud, today we announce the launch of our Spatial Analytics on Snowflake with CARTO!

Cloud Native
How to Build a Tree Equity Index & Dashboard using BigQuery

How to Build a Tree Equity Index & Dashboard using BigQuery

Lack of trees is linked to higher temperatures & more violent crime. Discover how to use the BigQuery Spatial Extension & CARTO for React to build a tree score dashboard.

Use cases
How to Visualize Urban Growth with Spatial Analytics in BigQuery

How to Visualize Urban Growth with Spatial Analytics in BigQuery

How has your city or urban area grown? Discover how to create an Urban Growth visualization using open data & CARTO's Spatial Analytics in BigQuery.

Cartography & Visualization
Enhancing Spatial Analytics in BigQuery with CARTO

Enhancing Spatial Analytics in BigQuery with CARTO

We are excited to introduce the CARTO Spatial Analytics in BigQuery, a suite of functions & procedures to perform spatial analysis natively within the Google BigQuery environment using SQL

Cloud Native
How Google Cloud & CARTO power geospatial analysis at scale

How Google Cloud & CARTO power geospatial analysis at scale

Discover how to scale your analytical workflow & access massive geospatial datasets with Google Cloud & CARTO & the general availability of BigQuery Tiler

Use cases
Announcing CARTO BigQuery Tiler General Availability

Announcing CARTO BigQuery Tiler General Availability

We are excited to announce the general availability of CARTO BigQuery Tiler, a unique solution for visualizing massive spatial datasets hosted in Google BigQuery

Cloud Native
How to Improve Retail Trade Area Accuracy with Mobility Data

How to Improve Retail Trade Area Accuracy with Mobility Data

Read how to improve retail trade area accuracy by moving beyond buffers & drive times to using spatial analysis & human mobility data

Use cases
3 Spatial Data Science Trends to Watch in 2021

3 Spatial Data Science Trends to Watch in 2021

Geography is changing faster than ever before. Read our predictions for the key Spatial Data Science trends & industries to watch in 2021.

Spatial Data Science
Our Thoughts as MapboxGL JS v2.0 Goes Proprietary

Our Thoughts as MapboxGL JS v2.0 Goes Proprietary

With Mapbox announcing a change in their licensing this week, we share our thoughts on this news, basemap neutrality, & the future of spatial app development

Cartography & Visualization
React to the Changing Face of Retail DIY with Behavioral Data

React to the Changing Face of Retail DIY with Behavioral Data

With COVID-19 causing dramatic shifts in consumer spending behavior, DIY & other retailers can leverage geospatial data to discover new revenue opportunities.

Use cases
CARTO BigQuery Tiler Upgrade Gives Speed & Feature Boost

CARTO BigQuery Tiler Upgrade Gives Speed & Feature Boost

Read about new features to CARTO BigQuery Tiler: the fastest, most convenient, & cost effective way to visualize spatial Big Data & generate Tilesets for the web

Cloud Native
How to Analyze Google BigQuery Data in CARTO

How to Analyze Google BigQuery Data in CARTO

Learn how to visualize geospatial Big Data hosted in Google BigQuery by creating a CARTO instance on the Google Cloud Platform & using our BigQuery Connector.

Use cases
CARTO for deck.gl: The Best Way to Develop Spatial Apps

CARTO for deck.gl: The Best Way to Develop Spatial Apps

CARTO is now available as part of the deck.gl framework & becomes our preferred & recommended library for building spatial applications

App Development
CARTO + Placekey: Cloud Native Spatial Linkability

CARTO + Placekey: Cloud Native Spatial Linkability

Learn more about our integration with Placekey, enabling universal standard identifiers for any physical place to be used with spatial analysis & visualization.

Cloud Native
Improving Healthcare Access with BigQuery Tiler

Improving Healthcare Access with BigQuery Tiler

Identifying high impact health facility locations with CARTO's BigQuery Tiler & open-sourced geospatial Big Data.

Use cases
CARTO BigQuery Tiler is Now Available for Google Cloud Platform

CARTO BigQuery Tiler is Now Available for Google Cloud Platform

Discover CARTO BigQuery Tiler, the only solution to visualize large location datasets straight out of Google BigQuery. Start creating stunning maps in minutes.

Cloud Native
Where Do Expats Invest in Property on the Spanish Coast?

Where Do Expats Invest in Property on the Spanish Coast?

See how idealista used geospatial analysis & real estate location data to uncover fascinating insights on coastal property demand in Spain

Use cases
CARTO & Google Cloud Announce Partnership

CARTO & Google Cloud Announce Partnership

CARTO is now a Google Cloud Partner & available on the Google Cloud Platform Marketplace enabling analysis & visualization within a rich ecosystem.

Cloud Native
Google BigQuery Visualization: Mapping Big Spatial Data

Google BigQuery Visualization: Mapping Big Spatial Data

The GDELT Project describe how to use Google BigQuery to visualize their dataset of online news coverage focusing on COVID-19

Use cases
Google Analytics Spatial Data Visualized with BigQuery

Google Analytics Spatial Data Visualized with BigQuery

Our partner Liveli takes a look at how to visualize spatial data from Google Analytics using BigQuery, gaining deeper insights from website traffic.

Use cases
What Geospatial Analysis tells us about Meatpacking & COVID-19

What Geospatial Analysis tells us about Meatpacking & COVID-19

One of our partners, makepath, describe how to use multiple open source spatial libraries for COVID-19 analysis focusing on the US meatpacking industry.

Use cases
How to use COVID-19 Public Data in Spatial Analysis

How to use COVID-19 Public Data in Spatial Analysis

A walkthrough of how to use publicly available COVID-19 data sets for spatial analysis using CARTOframes and our Data Observatory.

Spatial Data
Using Spatial Analysis to Measure UK Gentrification

Using Spatial Analysis to Measure UK Gentrification

Read how Spatial Analysis & Machine Learning were used by researchers at UCL to understand neighborhood real estate changes & shape policy making in cities.

Spatial Analytics
10,000 Dutch Bridges: A Foray into Using BigQuery Connector

10,000 Dutch Bridges: A Foray into Using BigQuery Connector

Explore how to use our Google BigQuery connector to import large public datasets for geospatial analysis.

Core Tech
Open Data on COVID-19 Now Available in Data Observatory

Open Data on COVID-19 Now Available in Data Observatory

CARTO makes available a set of COVID-19 related datasets as public data in the Data Observatory v2.0

Spatial Data
Analyzing the Impact of Coronavirus on Meetups

Analyzing the Impact of Coronavirus on Meetups

A look at the impact of Coronavirus on Meetup RSVPs including the correlation between the location of COVID-19 cases and attendance in Italy

Cloud Native
CARTO + Kepler.gl: Two Tools, One Workflow

CARTO + Kepler.gl: Two Tools, One Workflow

Kepler.gl and CARTO users can now work seamlessly across both tools. Our integration adds a new cloud storage feature to Kepler.gl, allowing users to share and save maps privately using CARTO.

Cloud Native
5 Facts: Out of Home Advertising in 2020

5 Facts: Out of Home Advertising in 2020

5 facts that show that Out Of Home is the future of the advertising industry

Spatial Data
US Social Determinants of Health Atlas - Map of the Month

US Social Determinants of Health Atlas - Map of the Month

Leveraging Spatial Analysis techniques, researchers from the University of Chicago and the AHA worked to define and visualize the social determinants of health in America.

Use cases
Real Estate Market Analysis: Top 5 Data Streams

Real Estate Market Analysis: Top 5 Data Streams

Real Estate Market Analysis needs to be data-driven, and given the spatial nature of Real Estate investment, you want the data that you are leaning on to be spatial data

Spatial Data
Data Visualization: The Spread of Coronavirus

Data Visualization: The Spread of Coronavirus

Visualizing data in emergency situations, like the spread of coronavirus, can provide decision makers with the insight needed to inform rapid response plans.

Cartography & Visualization
Enrich Spatial Analysis with Landgrid's Nationwide Parcel Data

Enrich Spatial Analysis with Landgrid's Nationwide Parcel Data

Landgrid brings their nationwide parcel data, which Boasts over 143 million land parcels across 2,800 counties, to the CARTO Data Observatory

Spatial Data
Top 3 Insights from The State of Spatial Data Science 2020

Top 3 Insights from The State of Spatial Data Science 2020

Discover key insights from our survey of how enterprise leaders from industries like Real Estate, Financial Services, Advertising and more are engaging with Spatial Data Science in 2020

Spatial Data Science
Speed up your spatial analysis with CARTOframes 1.0

Speed up your spatial analysis with CARTOframes 1.0

CARTOframes is the go-to tool for powering analysis with spatial insights and efficiently working with spatial data and spatial models

Spatial Data Science
Emerging Technology - Impacts on Location Intelligence

Emerging Technology - Impacts on Location Intelligence

From Autonomous Vehicles, to Digital Twin, to Human Augmentation, new technology is set to change the world and the Location Intelligence industry is no different.

Use cases
Top Location Intelligence and Spatial Stories

Top Location Intelligence and Spatial Stories

Celebrating the top stories, tips and tricks, tech updates, and of course, cool maps from around the worlds of Location Intelligence and Spatial Data Science

Cloud Native
Quantifying Park Use in American Cities: Spatial Models and Novel Measures

Quantifying Park Use in American Cities: Spatial Models and Novel Measures

Learn how cities can use spatial modeling to more accurately assess park use to inform planning and facilities decisions

Spatial Data Science
Spatial Solutions for the SDGs - COP25

Spatial Solutions for the SDGs - COP25

In anticipation of COP25, we wanted to explore some of the ways that spatial data analysis can help to achieve the SDGs and invite you to several events to discover it yourself!

Use cases
Google Fusion Tables Turndown: An Alternative to Keep Mapping

Google Fusion Tables Turndown: An Alternative to Keep Mapping

If you're trying to find a Google Fusion Tables alternative, CARTO has you covered. Keep mapping and much more with our full stack Location Intelligence platform.

Cloud Native
Announcing #SDSC20 - Where Will You Join Us?

Announcing #SDSC20 - Where Will You Join Us?

Through dozens of sessions exploring the impacts of powerful analysis, SDSC exemplified why Spatial is so important - but also made clear that Spatial is just getting started

Events
Mapping Your Salesforce Data: CARTO in Einstein Analytics

Mapping Your Salesforce Data: CARTO in Einstein Analytics

CARTO's Salesforce Lightning app component works seamlessly with Salesforce, integrating complete mapping capabilities with Einstein Analytics Dashboards

Cartography & Visualization
PostGIS Day: A future, post GIS

PostGIS Day: A future, post GIS

Is GIS dead? No, but it is undergoing a transformation - and we're excited to see how spatial analysis can continue to change our world.

Spatial Data Science
Data Events to Enjoy - Winter 2019

Data Events to Enjoy - Winter 2019

Enjoy this list of several interesting events for data scientists, analysts, developers, academics, and other spatial professionals

Events
Spatial Analysis for Tourism in Partnership with Andorra

Spatial Analysis for Tourism in Partnership with Andorra

CARTO is partnering with Andorra's ACTUA program and MIT to deliver deeper insights on the country's burgeoning tourism industry

News
Equal Earth Projection in CARTO!

Equal Earth Projection in CARTO!

Developed in 2018, the popular Equal Earth Projection is now available to users in CARTO!

Cartography & Visualization
New spatial functions in BigQuery, starting with Uber H3-js

New spatial functions in BigQuery, starting with Uber H3-js

CARTO is working very closely with the Google BigQuery team, bringing in new spatial functions and supporting the creation of a next generation spatial data infrastructure stack.

Cloud Native
PostGIS 3.0.0 Just Released

PostGIS 3.0.0 Just Released

With a lot of enhancements, bug fixes, and several new features, the release of PostGIS 3.0.0 brings improved speed and performance to CARTO users

News
CARTO's Data Observatory 2.0, now powered by Google BigQuery

CARTO's Data Observatory 2.0, now powered by Google BigQuery

By working with Google BigQuery, the Data Observatory is transforming into the most cost effective and advanced spatial data infrastructure.

Spatial Data
Spatial Data Simplified: Introducing Data Observatory 2.0

Spatial Data Simplified: Introducing Data Observatory 2.0

We’re introducing Data Observatory 2.0, the latest version of our spatial data repository that will make spatial data more accessible and faster to manipulate for Data Scientists and Analysts across the globe.

Spatial Data
Spatial Leaders from Around the Globe Converge on SDSC19

Spatial Leaders from Around the Globe Converge on SDSC19

The Spatial Data Science Conference 2019 brings together leaders from industry, government, and academia for a day of panels and discussions on the latest technologies and techniques.

Events
Retail Revenue Prediction Models with Spatial Data Science

Retail Revenue Prediction Models with Spatial Data Science

Predicting store revenues is critical, allowing retail leaders to stay agile, make informed decisions around current store operations, and plan the most effective new openings. The most accurate prediction models include the location component.

Spatial Data Science
Live Connections to Remote Databases with Federated Tables

Live Connections to Remote Databases with Federated Tables

Federated tables allow CARTO users to combine data hosted in CARTO with data that lives in a remote database such as Amazon Aurora and Microsoft Azure

Cloud Native
Inside CARTO Engineering: Configuration Management Makeover

Inside CARTO Engineering: Configuration Management Makeover

In order to achieve our plan of being the leading location intelligence platform, we continually invest in our infrastructure to provide the best service to our client. Today we are telling a success story about how we revamped our configuration management system

Core Tech
Can Short-term Rental Meet Demand to Meet Aliens at Area 51?

Can Short-term Rental Meet Demand to Meet Aliens at Area 51?

Use cases
Forrester Includes CARTO Among Location Intelligence Platform Providers In Now Tech Report

Forrester Includes CARTO Among Location Intelligence Platform Providers In Now Tech Report

News
The Top 5 Location Intelligence and Spatial Webinars

The Top 5 Location Intelligence and Spatial Webinars

Events
Champions League Insights via Short-Term Rental Data and LI

Champions League Insights via Short-Term Rental Data and LI

Spatial Data
Introducing Our Location Data Streams Catalog

Introducing Our Location Data Streams Catalog

Location Data Streams allow you to access both open data and premium data from market leaders.

Spatial Data
Location Intelligence Underpins Cannabis Sector Growth

Location Intelligence Underpins Cannabis Sector Growth

Use cases
New Spatial Data Science Video Research Guides

New Spatial Data Science Video Research Guides

Spatial Data Science
Map of The Month: Trajectories of Neighbourhood Change

Map of The Month: Trajectories of Neighbourhood Change

Use cases
Upgrading our Core Platform to PostgreSQL 11

Upgrading our Core Platform to PostgreSQL 11

In order to meet our users' increasing performance needs, during the following weeks we will be upgrading our software stack to be based on PostgreSQL 11 and PostGIS 2.5.

Core Tech
CARTO acquires Geographica to expand its professional services offering

CARTO acquires Geographica to expand its professional services offering

We are pleased to announce that we have acquired one of our leading partners, Geographica

App Development
Improving Healthcare Access with Spatial Data Models

Improving Healthcare Access with Spatial Data Models

An investigation of healthcare access across America, built on new spatial data science techniques

Spatial Data Science
Making the Map: Game of Thrones Trivia

Making the Map: Game of Thrones Trivia

Cartography & Visualization
Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for Spatial Data Science

Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for Spatial Data Science

This year's CARTO twitter guide features 50 twitter accounts to follow for those looking to dive specifically into Twitter's Spatial Data Science community

CARTO Culture
Announcing Discovery 2019: The Location Intelligence Summit

Announcing Discovery 2019: The Location Intelligence Summit

Events
The Spring 2019 Data Science & LI Event Guide

The Spring 2019 Data Science & LI Event Guide

Events
Airship 2.0 is here

Airship 2.0 is here

Explore features, Histogram widget enhancements, Time Series widget, and seamless CARTO VL integration. Elevate your Location Intelligence with Airship 2.0.

Core Tech
Say hello to CARTO VL 1.2

Say hello to CARTO VL 1.2

Core Tech
Map of The Month: Mapping Urban Transit in Santiago, Chile

Map of The Month: Mapping Urban Transit in Santiago, Chile

Use cases
Exporting Maps for Printing in the Digital Maps Era

Exporting Maps for Printing in the Digital Maps Era

Cartography & Visualization
Mapping Segregation - MIT's Atlas of Inequality

Mapping Segregation - MIT's Atlas of Inequality

Explore The Atlas of Inequality, a project revealing behavioral patterns and segregation impacts, led by MIT and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Use cases
Introducing the new CARTO dashboard 🎉

Introducing the new CARTO dashboard 🎉

Core Tech
State of the Art Styling in CARTO VL

State of the Art Styling in CARTO VL

Core Tech
Mapping Geoawesomeness' Top 100 Companies and Startups

Mapping Geoawesomeness' Top 100 Companies and Startups

Our team used CARTO VL and Airship to map the Geoawesomeness Top 100 Geospatial Companies and Startups list

Spatial Analytics
Meet us at MWC: 1 Month To Go

Meet us at MWC: 1 Month To Go

we're getting very excited to attend this year's edition of the GSMA's flagship conference, Mobile World Congress - the world's largest exhibition for the mobile and telecommunications industry.

Events
Introducing our new CEO: Luis Sanz

Introducing our new CEO: Luis Sanz

News
Faster, Stronger Smart Cities with Location Intelligence

Faster, Stronger Smart Cities with Location Intelligence

The proliferation of Location Intelligence solutions is a big part of Smart Cities growth. Cities uniquely benefit from a deeper understanding of 'where,' in areas from disaster relief and health services, to traffic optimization, and more.

Use cases
Mobile Data 101: Challenges and Best Practices

Mobile Data 101: Challenges and Best Practices

Understand the challenges and best practices for effectively using GPS and Telco data.

Spatial Data
CARTO is now part of the Github Student Developer Pack!

CARTO is now part of the Github Student Developer Pack!

CARTO is now part of the Github Student Developer Pack! Empowering student developers with cutting-edge location intelligence tools.

News
How The New York City Mayor’s Office takes a real-time pulse of the city with its interactive dashboard

How The New York City Mayor’s Office takes a real-time pulse of the city with its interactive dashboard

Spreading Location Intelligence all around the world

Spreading Location Intelligence all around the world

Thanks to our Partners for a year of growth in location intelligence! Join our network, explore projects, and anticipate more in 2017. Happy Data Mapping!

Use cases
Visualizing Branch Optimization for Cajamar

Visualizing Branch Optimization for Cajamar

Use cases
Petrol App Refuels Consumer’s Wallets with Money Saving Location Intelligence

Petrol App Refuels Consumer’s Wallets with Money Saving Location Intelligence

Understand and Predict Zika in Brazil with Spatial Analysis

Understand and Predict Zika in Brazil with Spatial Analysis

Use cases
Inside Job: Location Intelligence for Indoor Maps

Inside Job: Location Intelligence for Indoor Maps

Harvard Explores Digital Prosperity in Latin America

Harvard Explores Digital Prosperity in Latin America

Events
Color by data: Introducing CARTOColors

Color by data: Introducing CARTOColors

Spotify gets into the Groove with Musical Cities

Spotify gets into the Groove with Musical Cities

Take a look how Spotify leverages CARTO to create the Musical Cities map, revealing distinctive music preferences across 1,000 cities worldwide.

Use cases
Enhance your business intelligence with a Qlik

Enhance your business intelligence with a Qlik

Cloud Native