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WhoFi Customers Can Download WiFi Analytics Book For Free

Exciting news for our WhoFi partners: our recently published book, WiFi Analytics: Track, Improve, Grow, is now available to all customers as our gift to you. You can access your digital copy of the WiFi analytics book by logging into your WhoFi dashboard and going to the monthly report section.  At WhoFi, we strongly believe that insights gained through WiFi analytics can improve communities and strengthen public spaces. This is why our co-founder, John Kerber, recently published a book about…


How Libraries Help Remote Workers

Your public library offers so much value to your community. Everything from children’s programming, language learning, print, audio and digital books, and that’s just the beginning. And what about considering the public library as a workspace for remote workers? Libraries could serve the remote working community by promoting their space as such.  A recent report shows that remote work has surged 400% in the last ten years. Work flexibility is becoming an expectation for the Millennial…


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WiFi analytics relieves the burden of data tracking for public libraries

Public libraries provide a safe space for communities to come together. They serve communities in urban, suburban, and rural neighborhoods. They provide cultural and economic value. And now, many libraries are becoming community hubs. Libraries and public spaces can use WiFi analytics to help tell their story, reinforce their value, and better serve their community. Using WiFi analytics is the best way to harness technology to build strong communities, and it’s easier to do than you may think.……


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Using WiFi Analytics To Improve Patron Experiences

The best way to improve your space for your patrons is to analyze the actions of those who frequent your space. Actions speak louder than words, and in the case of creating a thriving public venue, this is absolutely true. People will let you know if you’re meeting their needs by showing up, or not. Make sure your space is answering the call. Use WiFi analytics to understand what your patrons want so you can improve their experience and your space.  WiFi analytics is an easy-to-use technology…


How To Improve Community Spaces In 2020

Communities thrive on interaction. A pleasant and well-designed public space or gathering place has the power to bring people together, which builds stronger communities through connection. When people are connected-every individual, parent, child, and family feel supported. These thriving communities take intentional effort and thoughtful planning. Voters, city planners, businesses and managers of public spaces work together to bring the vision to life.  Many of these improvements require…


Businesses Must Adapt To Consumer Rights To Privacy With New CCPA Law

In recent years, businesses have faced increased pressure to comply with customer privacy regulations as consumers demand ownership over their valuable personal online data. California became the first state to set statewide privacy regulations with The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) that is set to be implemented on January 1, 2020. If your company hosts data from any California citizens — which likely applies to most U.S.-based companies — then you will have to comply. California is…


A Brief History of Location Analytics [Infographic]

A Brief History of Location Analytics Location Analytics is using data from a physical location to learn something.  This article goes through a brief history of how this technology has changed over time.  Like any other analytics, its power grows exponentially with each source of data added. At it’s most basic level, location analytics is just counting what happens is a space. In that case, it’s as old as mathematics. The inventor of Location Analytics would be a Sumerian shop-keeper counting…


Why You Need Location Analytics

Location Analytics will be as familiar as cell phones within the next 10 years. The technology is not a quantum leap. Your cars won’t fly, and your merchandise won’t teleport to front doorsteps. The reason Location Analytics is so important is not that the technology is so advanced; it’s because it’s so simple. You already have the hardware You already have all of the information that Location Analytics can tell you, but you probably don’t know how to get it. Think about the Access Points that…


Privacy in the era of Big Data

Your identity is your most precious asset. This includes the decisions, emotions, and thoughts that make you unique, ground your perspectives and connect you with like-minded people. It has also become the hottest commodity in the world.  How to maintain the privacy of your identity while still providing useful services to you as a customer has become a heated debate. Big data creates stories we couldn’t see before; subtle patterns formed from trillions of gigabytes of data sifting through…


5 Reasons WiFi is the Champion of Presence Analytics

  For years a battle has been raging over the field of presence analytics. Businesses want in-store metrics to track visitors like they do website traffic, and several new technologies have risen to the task. Only 1 method is supreme, and we’ll break down how each technology works to show you the winner. The 6 Methods of Automated Detection There are 6 ways to track foot traffic: Beam Counters Video cameras Floor Sensors Beacons Thermal Images WiFi Each method has its strengths and…