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Score 9.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

CARTO (formerly CartoDB)

CartoDB is great for generating geographic visualizations of data where the geographies are well-defined. It would be great for analysts to develop visualizations of data with spatial elements. That being said, the software is limited if you want to do any real data munging or analysis, as it can be cumbersome to use and there isn't a great interface for actually saving the results of different manipulations (you can save it as a new file, but it's hard to do version control, etc.). I would recommend preparing the data outside of CartoDB and only using the tool for visualization once the data is well prepared.
Diana Lam | TrustRadius Reviewer

Maptitude

In logistics it is great for allocating customers to their nearest warehouse through a process called tagging. For marketing, you can prioritise sales leads and carry out competitor adjacency analysis. For field-based roles it's useful for calculating work content, and for membership organisations and similar situations, it can be used to look for clusters with similar interests.
Kirsten Tisdale | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

CARTO (formerly CartoDB)

  • It is amazing at allowing control of the visualizations. It takes a little bit to get used to but the combination of full SQL queries and CSS-like styling is very powerful.
  • The services are built on a robust stack of open source software. I was able to build a standalone instance of CartoDB relatively easily (after some research and trial and error).
  • Server side map rendering is key for handling large data sets. The way the images are returned makes them very easy to catch in an HTTP cache to minimize the hits to the server. The interactivity that CartoDB has built in makes this completely transparent to the end user, they can click on parts of the static images and be presented with popups or change map styles. It's a very clever implementation.
Brandon Christensen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Maptitude

  • Geocoding
  • Thematic mapping
  • Big data
Brett Lucas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CARTO (formerly CartoDB)

  • I don't like the new Builder UI as it has been tough to explain. Other than that I have no complaints.
Bhavika Tekwani | TrustRadius Reviewer

Maptitude

  • Ease of use, the learning curve is steeper than normal; however, once you learn it, it is simple.
  • The tools can be glitchy. There are times when you add say a radius to the map and go to move it; the tool tries to resize the area and not move it. You have to re-click on the tool that you want every time; it is cumbersome at times.
  • The zip code areas should be smoother. If you market via zip code and not DMA, you will have this issue. It is not the systems fault, so-to-say, it is the way that the system maps these zips, using zip area.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

CARTO (formerly CartoDB)

No score
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Maptitude

Maptitude 8.6
Based on 4 answers
Caliper are really good at responding to any difficulties you're having ...even if it's your own fault! If I was a US user, I'd immediately give it 10/10, but because I'm in the UK and am an early bird, there are those occasions where I've needed support in our morning, but had to be patient. But it's not an issue.
Kirsten Tisdale | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

CARTO (formerly CartoDB)

CartoDB is more user friendly and quicker to learn than ArcGIS Online and Mapbox
Sacha Selim | TrustRadius Reviewer

Maptitude

Best mapping software in the industry at this price-point, with rich datasets included.
Brett Lucas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

CARTO (formerly CartoDB)

  • CartoDB definitely saves a lot of time when creating visualizations. Previously, I would use different software and have to make edits manually (or just create the visualizations manually to start with). I would say that the software definitely cuts the time required to create certain visualizations by a half or two-thirds.
Diana Lam | TrustRadius Reviewer

Maptitude

  • I am not at liberty to provide ROI but can tell you; this tool has allowed us to better target potential sales areas for our campuses. When enrollments are pulled from these new areas, the ROI increases. I have not seen it decrease while utilizing this program.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

CARTO (formerly CartoDB)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Maptitude

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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