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Route Planning Features – Ground Game®

Ground Game with VoterMapping has a new new route planning tool that makes it easy for field managers to define specific routes for their walking lists for mobile canvassing. Simply zoom in on the map (using either road or satellite view) in the VoterMapping management interface and mouse over the address markers to define a specific walking route sequence for your mobile canvassers.

Once you’ve defined the route plan, assign the routed walking list to one or more of your mobile canvassers in the field using the canvasser-assignment controls in VoterMapping. Your canvassing volunteers will then see the routed walking list […]

Canvassing Young Voters

The Young Vote is an important demographic in today’s elections. Today, there are over 44 million voters under the age of 29 ( Census Bureau ) . In recent years, the percentage of young voters that are politically active has jumped, doubling, even quadrupling in some states . These new voters grew up in the age of the internet, and often have vast resources to inform themselves and each other, using social media and new online tools.

Big Data + Open Government = Big Opportunity

Government agencies are releasing data in quantities never seen before. At the federal level the Census, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the EPA, the CDC, the Weather Bureau, the USGS and dozens of other agencies are releasing hundreds of millions of records annually, each. State and local government agencies are following suit. Private industry, as well, is making data more accessible than ever before. Just think about the map and image data that is available through Google Maps, Bing Maps or OpenStreetMaps. Inexpensive access to Big Data will take the availability of information to the next level.

Moonshadow COO/CTO Eimar Boesjes […]

By |March 23rd, 2012|Data Mapping & Visualization, Moonshadow Mobile News|

Census Data

We’ve just added the Census 2000 data for all seven million census blocks and will add the Census 2010 block level data shortly after its release by the US Census Bureau in late March.  This makes possible quick and easy access to demographic information via an intuitive user interface that encourages analysis and better understanding of shifting trends.  It facilitates invaluable tools for planners, demographers, social scientists, architects, real estate professionals, marketers, politicians and anyone else interested in the specifics of the population of the US.

Generate images showing all of the approximately 300 million people in the US.  The data […]

By |January 14th, 2011|CensusViewer, Data Mapping & Visualization|