Topics within which data can be useful:
Origin destination matrix,
Computer Neural Networks,
Industry: Public administration; Local governments; Professional, scientific and technical activities
Problem: In the field of regional planning, seemingly simple questions such as "How many inhabitants are in a given place" have been answered using the presented result. Existing methods providing the answer to a particular question through the census of statistical offices have been shown to provide only a partial answer. Assessing the conditions in an area will always depend on the specific methodology and point of view. Figures may vary significantly depending on the length of the trends, cyclicity, recurrence, length of stay in the territory, and the dataset used.
Solution: The data is designed to be compatible with census data, meaning that it can be used in conjunction with the official statistics provided by the census. Products offer a different analysis of the data, showcasing the development of variables over time and exploring specific categories that provide additional understanding of the subject matter.
Customer Takeaway: With the result, the experts can make data-based statements on media-attractive information that may purposely use only one of the perspectives. For example, in the case of a major demonstration, the data showed half the number of participants than that reported by the event organizers. In another case, it allowed a correct interpretation of the discussion of the population of Prague, which needs to be supported by the methodology of reporting the observed phenomenon.
Industry: Public administration; Local governments; Urban and suburban passenger land transport
Problem: Operators of public transport can measure the number of passengers using public transport. Directional data about the total transport demand potential are not easily available.
Solution: Experts in public transport planning and operation have obtained as a result an overview of the absolute volumes of the transport flows that can be served (total transport demand). Thanks to the half-hourly cycle breakdown, they can verify the distribution of the available capacity of the links on the line over time.
Customer Takeaway: The planning of public transport is a complex task that involves the consideration of many factors. Decisions in this process are primarily driven by infrastructure requirements and the building permit process. However, available data can serve as a valuable tool for professionals involved in the operational phase of the process, assisting them in putting the puzzle pieces together.
Industry: Public administration, Emergency response organizations
Problem: At the time of shaping the most appropriate measures against COVID-19, population mobility was one of the essential pieces of information entering the decision-making process.
Solution: To support the decision-making process, data on population mobility is made available to the government. Although the "social distancing" strategy is now being abandoned in favor of vaccination etc., by the time we heard the social demand for objective information on mobility, outcome-based services played their role in the public space. The result provided a more detailed view than other, globally available sources and at the same time, crucially, showed a consistent trend on comparable levels.
Customer Takeaway: The results have been utilized by specialists who had the opportunity to validate the conclusions within a national context. The correlation between population mobility patterns and the corresponding measures and conditions at the time provides a valuable basis for potential future solutions. Measuring the volume of transport flows between population origins and destinations, along with vertex attributes at the district level over time, currently lacks an efficient and reliable alternative.