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Software suppliers have an important role to play in supporting progress, but some have been reluctant to incorporate UPRNs and USRNs into their own systems, demanding high charges to make it happen. The solution to this has to be in the procurement process. Public sector bodies need to make it clear that they expect system vendors to meet specific standards that include the capability for a smooth integration and handling of UPRNs and USRNs.

We've put together a number of resources to help local authorities to specify and procure effective systems for integrating the UPRN and USRN into their service delivery.

Below, find a series of guidance and blogs.

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Procure a new Gazetteer Management System (GMS)

A set of tools based on the typical functionality desired of a new address or street Gazetteer Management System

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Generate procurement criteria for software systems

Try this new procurement support tool. It's a technical criteria-defining tool for address data requirements. It delivers certainty for local authorities in the commissioning and purchase of new local authority systems’ software… and it only takes 3 minutes to use.

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Harness the possibilities of connecting with UPRNs and USRNs

Are you thinking of improving your procurement of software? Or enhancing those data integrations? Or perhaps you want to realise the power the data in the same way that other authorities and data-users have done. Find some tips here.

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Data is at the heart of your organisation

Data is the heart of your organisation. Without data and the intelligence it can bring, how do you effectively provide services?

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Perfecting procurement to deliver the golden thread of location data for public services

How the barriers to data linking can be overcome.

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Derive efficiencies and insight from the data you didn’t know you had

All councils have an incredible pool of data at their disposal. Find a series of resources designed to support your data journey.

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