• Studying through a pandemic

      Studying through a pandemic

      25th November 2021

      Last Thursday was postgraduate results day at the University of Leeds, and although graduation is still a long way away (thanks to Covid-19 I haven’t even had my undergraduate graduation ceremony yet), it feels like a perfect time to reflect on this chapter of my life.

    • Becoming a micro multinational

      Becoming a micro multinational

      25th November 2021

      Over the years, Geolytix has grown internationally. Ben Purple, our Business Director, tells how our growth wasn't exactly how we originally envisioned.

    • 10% of our team are now Mental Health First Aiders

      10% of our team are now Mental Health First Aiders

      23rd November 2021

      Donna, Rachel, Josh and Kate recently qualified as Mental Health First Aiders. Here they talk about their reasons for qualifying and their plans for supporting the team at Geolytix.

    • How 5 coloured gazebos, social bubbles and community spirit got us through Lockdown...

      How 5 coloured gazebos, social bubbles and community spirit got us through Lockdown...

      28th September 2021

      Martin, an associate at Geolytix, volunteers at Mudlarks, a charity which was deemed a front line care service during the pandemic. Here he discusses the challenges he faced, and how Geolytix helped support him, support others

    • GEOLYTIX Leeds - Setting up our new home

      GEOLYTIX Leeds - Setting up our new home

      15th September 2021

      With an ever growing team, twelve of whom are based in Leeds, we decided it was time to move into a new Leeds office. We have the Yorkshire tea at the ready...

    • Department for International Trade Export Champions 2021

      Department for International Trade Export Champions 2021

      17th June 2021

      Geolytix are proud to announce that we have recently been recognised as ‘Export Champions’ from the UK’s Department for International Trade.

    • Working in an International Community

      Working in an International Community

      28th April 2021

      Virtually working from home has been a change a lot of people have had to get used to in the past year. So imagine how tough it is to tackle that along with multiple time zones... Coco, based in China, discusses the perks (and challenges) of being part of a team spread across the globe

    • Geolytix - Going Global

      Geolytix - Going Global

      28th April 2021

      As Geolytix has been recognised with the Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade in April 2021, we look at our successes as a small but global company.

    • Apprenticeship Reflection

      Apprenticeship Reflection

      17th March 2021

      After joining the team in August 2019, I have completed my Level 4 Analyst apprenticeship and was awarded a Distinction. I thought it would be time to reflect on my time at Geolytix so far.

    • MAPP shortlisted for best Business Intelligence & Analytics Solution at the Cloud Awards 2020

      MAPP shortlisted for best Business Intelligence & Analytics Solution at the Cloud Awards 2020

      27th January 2021

      GEOLYTIX MAPP has been shortlisted for the Clouds Award 2020. Having grown considerably in the last 5 years, our bespoke predictive location intelligence and mapping tool is now used by many major retailers, leisure and F&B operators globally. We're eagerly anticipating the announcement next month

    • Happy New Year

      Happy New Year

      13th January 2021

      2020 was tough for all, but we hope 2021 offers some brighter news.

    • Historic England - High Street Heritage Action Zones

      Historic England - High Street Heritage Action Zones

      21st October 2020

      How can you use data to identify ‘similar’ locations? For retailers, looking for areas similar to those with high performing stores, this may be a simple enough task. Counts of surrounding population, competition and demographic data lend themselves well to similarity modelling.

    • Geolytix scoop the ‘Data for Environment’ top spot at the Data IQ Awards

      Geolytix scoop the ‘Data for Environment’ top spot at the Data IQ Awards

      1st October 2020

      “Because once Green Spaces are lost, they are lost forever” - Fields in Trust

    • COVID-19, Community Spirit, Colleague Support and Candy

      COVID-19, Community Spirit, Colleague Support and Candy

      19th March 2020

      It’s not often that I get involved in blogs for Geolytix and you won’t hear much from me in the future but I thought I would take the opportunity to write one on this occasion. It's mainly to promote the difference that an enjoyable working environment & team can make to the wellbeing of its people.

    • Geolytix in The House. Helping the Co-op support Wellbeing in the Community

      Geolytix in The House. Helping the Co-op support Wellbeing in the Community

      6th March 2020

      On Tuesday Blair, Dan and Jasmin attended the parliamentary launch of the Co-op Community Wellbeing Index at the House of Commons. Geolytix worked in partnership with the Co-op to develop this index which aims to quantify the wellbeing of communities.

    • Life as an Apprentice

      Life as an Apprentice

      17th February 2020

      Geolytix were looking for their first apprentice. Becca was looking for an alternative route to university.

    • Geolytix Down Under

      Geolytix Down Under

      30th October 2019

      Geolytix is officially open for business in Melbourne, Australia!

    • Geolytix is Small but Global

      Geolytix is Small but Global

      28th October 2019

      I’ve been following Geolytix with interest since it was founded back in 2012.

    • Unveiling SLA China (Society for Location Analysis, China)

      Unveiling SLA China (Society for Location Analysis, China)

      12th September 2019

      Twenty-four previous, current, future location planners from around the globe gathered on Wednesday 11th Sept 2019 in Xin Tian Di, Shanghai, and unveiled our own new communities – Society for Location Analysis, China.

    • Coming Out as a Part Timer

      Coming Out as a Part Timer

      19th August 2019

      Part time working doesn’t work for professional occupations, right?

    • From Ahmedabad to Zibo

      From Ahmedabad to Zibo

      18th May 2018

      It’s gone unbelievably quickly but we are now six months in to our Asia Pacific adventure with Geolytix offices now up and running in Tokyo and Shanghai.

    • Official Chop! GEOLYTIX China opens its doors

      Official Chop! GEOLYTIX China opens its doors

      25th April 2018

      GEOLYTIX announces its official registration in China; the country with largest population and second largest economy! We now have our chop…

    • Geolytix Leeds

      Geolytix Leeds

      29th November 2017

      We are pleased to announce the opening of our second UK office.

    • MAPIC – what’s it all about?

      MAPIC – what’s it all about?

      23rd November 2017

      Last week Sarah and I were lucky enough to exhibit at MAPIC in Cannes with ESRI, one of our long-standing partners.

    • FOSS4G Boston 2017

      FOSS4G Boston 2017

      8th September 2017

      From August 13th – 19th Dennis & Kerst flew to Boston to take part in the annual FOSS4G conference – thanks GEOLYTIX!

    • We’ve nearly outgrown our favourite Curly Whirly cake

      We’ve nearly outgrown our favourite Curly Whirly cake

      7th July 2017

      We were delighted to welcome Agata and Dan to our growing team last month.

    • We’re still telling our customers where to go – a year in the world of location planning and network strategy

      We’re still telling our customers where to go – a year in the world of location planning and network strategy

      30th March 2017

      Whilst for many 2016 was heavily tainted by Brexit and Trump, for Geolytix it has been a year of establishing our European and Global Strategy.

    • Happy New Year!

      Happy New Year!

      8th January 2017

      So we have survived our first work week of 2017 – even if it was only 4 days.

    • FOSS4G 2016 – Bonn

      FOSS4G 2016 – Bonn

      30th August 2016

      Last week Geolytix touched down in Bonn for the 2016 FOSS4G.

    • Location Planning and Data Analytics firm Geolytix win Queen’s Award for Enterprise

      Location Planning and Data Analytics firm Geolytix win Queen’s Award for Enterprise

      1st July 2016

      London-based Geolytix have today won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for creating innovative spatial algorithms that help retailers profitably attract and serve customers in a complex multi-channel world.

    • Samantha’s Week One – Back to Maps…

      Samantha’s Week One – Back to Maps…

      14th October 2015

      It’s been a buzz so far! I’ve been reminded of the power of data and a map together. Once combined questions that seemed unanswerable are suddenly simple.

    • National Business Awards Double Finalists

      National Business Awards Double Finalists

      25th July 2014

      Geolytix announced as double awards finalist

    • A year in and I’m still being the Customer

      A year in and I’m still being the Customer

      1st November 2013

      The move from corporate life to helping build a start-up business is not insignificant – but what a year it’s been!

    • Sarah Hitchcock joins Geolytix

      Sarah Hitchcock joins Geolytix

      12th October 2012

      Geolytix is delighted to welcome Sarah Hitchcock to the team.

    • Blair's Story

      Blair's Story

      1st October 2011

      When I was four, while my nursery friends drew dragons, butterflies and castles, I drew maps. I mainly drew maps of fantastical treasure islands, I still do.