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Don Penfold

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    Allocate Installation Instructions

    There are two types of Allocate installs. 1. A new client that has not previously had Allocate or Alteryx installed 2. An existing client that needs to do a data update  If you have accessed the da...

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    Environics Analytics' Canadian Data Release

      We’re pleased to announce that on May 1st we will be releasing our latest Canadian data update for many of our most popular products. This update will include DemoStats, the comprehensiv...

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    Jan Kestle Interview on BNN - How responsible use of data can be a good thing

    Jan Kestle, President and CEO of Environics Analytics talks about how personal data collection can actually benefit individuals as aired on The Business News Network.  

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    Environics Analytics Launched New Features and Enhancements on April 10, 2018

      We are pleased to announce that several key new features have been launched in ENVISION5. These features will allow you to download and upload customizable Excel report templates and imp...

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    Allocate/Solocast Training Manual

    Welcome to Environics Analytics training & reference guide for the Allocate and Solocast (Portfolio) software. When we talk about the Portfolio software we are referring to the two programs tha...

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    Great question Stacey.  We calculate drivetime using software/data called Guzzler that is embedded within our ENVISION and SPOTLIGHT products.   Guzzler is a drivetime engine that follows the road ...

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    Thanks for the tip.  Sometimes I find that CSV files will report numbers as text as well (that is the nature of a CSV).  This could also pose an issue for someone if you are trying to load in a num...

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    Retailer Use Case

    A retailer with stores in both the US and Canada wants to determine household penetration rates to help them understand what areas need more marketing attention. How can the analyst accomplish this...

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    Problems accessing the Environics Analytics SFTP site

    Errors you may see when trying to access you personal FTP site. Timeouts – When copying large files, browsers may time out causing an error. When copying large files or files that may potentially t...

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