SuitAbility is a web application that uses multicriteria analysis techniques for agile spatial analysis. With SuitAbility users can create heat maps of access to urban services within minutes or find optimal locations for a specific activity within a city.
SuitAbility was built to support stakeholders in evidence-based decision-making and to ease the creation of consensus. These are the most common applications that governments, cooperation agencies and NGOs have used for the tool:
SuitAbility is all about flexibility. It was designed to ensure transparency in all calculations, and to ease replication and scaling processes.
The following video summarizes SuitAbility’s main functions.
The Mexican National Housing Comission develops SuitAbility for 384 Cities
4th High Level Meeting
BAPPEDA Kota Semarang presents an application case for SuitAbility
BAPPEDA Semarang presented a SuitAbility application case at the 4th High Level Meeting on Country-Led Knowledge Sharing, in Bali. The presentation included an assessment to identify areas in the city with a lack of hospitals. Pak Arsyad (BAPPEDA Semarang) mapped hotspots in the city with high population living far away from hospitals and discussed other possible applications for the tool.
SuitAbility at Denpasar Cyber Monitor
DAMAMAYA, the Denpasar Cyber Monitor, hosted a series of SuitAbility training sessions. The image below shows two screens in the main control room with SuitAbility and Urban Performance. Both tools will be presented in the upcoming 4th High Level Meeting on Country-Led Knowledge Sharing at DAMAMAYA.