Nearmap and Mapcite launch a Microsoft® Excel® Add-in to help Data Professionals Solve More Data Challenges

The newly launched Microsoft Excel add-in from Nearmap and Mapcite combines the latest high-resolution aerial imagery with a powerful location intelligence platform. Now available to all Microsoft Excel users, the add-in helps professionals unlock the power of location data across their organisation. Anyone who uses Excel can now solve stubborn data challenges, get powerful insights and turn big data into valuable data.

Published by Mapcite, the add-in is available now. It promises to democratise location data intelligence amongst all professionals, business analysts and data scientists; enabling each to make their data more valuable. The user-friendly interface lets many users bypass the need for complex programming and coding languages. The add-in means they don’t even need much technical knowledge. Mapcite offers a no-code platform that lets users punch well above their weight to produce persuasive data story visualisations, business intelligent insights and optimised workflows.

“Everything happens somewhere. By combining the location intelligence of ‘everything’ with the quality aerial imagery of ‘somewhere’, we can now give professionals a data tool that lifts them above their competitors,” said Ian Haynes, CEO at Mapcite. “Excel users can finally analyse their data like seasoned data scientists.”

The Excel add-in democratises location data across all industries and professions. Using just the add-in, an Excel users’ knowledge of their organisation is now enough for them to work more productively with their data. The add-in helps many data challenges become solvable, in-house, as the it empowers Excel users become more self-reliant.

“At Nearmap, we believe everyone should have access to high quality location data. Our partnership with Mapcite means that professionals using Excel will now be empowered to visualise and interpret location data with the most up-to-date, high resolution imagery in the market.” said Dr Tom Celinski, CTO at Nearmap.

The Nearmap Mapcite add-in helps Excel users:

  • Get a Better, Smarter Picture of Data. See your data through crystal clear insight
  • Get New Tools, Skills and Capabilities. Upskill your know-how in technical data analysis
  • Get More From Excel. Generate more commercial value from your data

The add-in will help Excel users undertake practical location analysis across many data challenges. This is already demonstrated by the fact it’s already used widely in sectors like: Energy, Utilities, Environment, Resources, Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Agriculture, Education, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Transportation, Cities, Government, Utilities, Telecommunications, Real Estate, Consumer Packaged Goods, Retail, Logistics, Marketing, Advertising.

About Nearmap

Nearmap brings the real world to you. The company delivers high resolution aerial imagery as a service to businesses across the world, powered by industry-leading geospatial intelligence technology. Using its own patented camera systems and processing software, Nearmap captures wide-scale urban areas in the U.S., Australia, Canada, and New Zealand multiple times each year, making fresh content instantly available in the cloud via web app or API integration. Every day, Nearmap helps thousands of users conduct virtual site visits for deep, data-driven insights—enabling informed decisions, streamlined operations and robust bottom lines. Founded in Australia in 2007, Nearmap is one of the ten largest aerial survey companies in the world by annual data collection volume and is publicly listed in the ASX 200.

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About Mapcite

Mapcite enables organisations add location intelligence to their operations and improve outcomes. It helps professionals use location data to answer stubborn questions. Since everything happens somewhere, Mapcite lets users add context to their data and unlock new value, create valuable information and drive innovation. It democratises the power of location data by making it open to everyone via its platform. The Mapcite workbench offers a graphic-user-interface for spatial data and catalogue of datasets, helping data professionals tackle various challenges with location intelligence and data analysis. Based in the UK and Australia, Mapcite is a private technology company, established in 2011.

Mapcite is a powerful platform where company data meets location intelligence. It supports leading corporations like: Nestle, Verizon, Pfizer, Apple, Ogilvy, Allianz, Walmart, Accenture, Coca-Cola, ANZ, Cigna, P&G, AT&T, HSBC, Novartis, Samsung, WPP, Zurich, Costco, 3M, NHS, Bayer, Comcast, Wells Fargo, Roche, Amazon, OMD, AON, Kroger, EY, Telefonica, BASF, SAS, Target, Cisco, Unilever, Citi, Johnson & Johnson, Dentsu, AIG, BDO, Optus, SAP, Woolworths, Nike, Vodafone, Deutsche Bank, GSK, IBM, AXA, Tesco, Booz Allen, Barclays, and Facebook.

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