Mount Prospect, IL, United States


We’re Datastory. We believe in the power of location intelligence to turn the invisible visible and give data a voice so that leaders can lead courageously, making better business decisions faster and with confidence. We are a world-class, award-winning team of experts grounded in a 26-year history of leadership in the location intelligence industry. Our team combines data scientists, GIS analysts, storytellers, subject matter experts, and strategic thinkers; we artfully transform data into meaning and actionable insights. Our work leverages our foundational offering, MapDash™, an easy-to-use SaaS application built on the Esri platform that simplifies access to location intelligence, providing users with curated data, reporting, and insights. Client-specific configuration of MapDash integrated with proprietary data provides targeted analytics that enables business decision-makers to create strategies and tactics that increase market share and accelerate growth. Datastory serves a growing and diverse client base across the United States. Our client base comprises over 200 logos and includes users within real estate, retail, economic development, nonprofit, education, healthcare, and faith communities (churches).



Datastory performs a range of professional services in support of MapDash, a turn-key solution for location intelligence that is built upon an ArcGIS Online foundation and is designed to accelerate the success of your Esri implementation and expand your team's capacity Beyond GIS™. Datastory experts bring a level of experience that is unmatched in the GIS industry. We understand how to leverage Esri and related location intelligence technologies for business decisions. Our professional services begin with understanding your business needs for location intelligence, and then we find creative ways to deliver low-cost, high-impact solutions that accelerate the success and executive support for your Esri implementation. These “quick wins” will enable your organization to benefit from location intelligence without the need for internal GIS staff. Optionally, Datastory will provide industry-specific subject matter expertise to coach you along a location intelligence maturity model, helping identify and implement best practices for applying LI to business strategy and tactics.

Services Provided:

Application Development, Business Case Development, GIS Strategy and Planning, Implementation, Needs and Requirements