Location intelligence or spatial intelligence , is the process of deriving meaningful insight from geospatial data relationships to solve a particular problem. (Click on the above dashboard)
It involves layering multiple data sets spatially and/or chronologically, for easy reference on a map, and its applications span industries, categories and organizations It is generally agreed that more than 80% of all data has a location element to it and that location directly affects the kinds of insights that you might draw from many sets of information (Wikipedia rules)
Deploying location intelligence by analyzing data using a geographical information system (GIS) within business is becoming a critical core strategy for success in an increasingly competitive global economy.
Location intelligence is also used to describe the integration of a geographical component into business intelligence processes and tools , often incorporating spatial database and spatial OLAP tools .