The Exemplar Awards 2014 were presented in the following categories:
- Exemplar Award 2014
- Data Quality and Improvement Awards
- Best Address Data in Region
- Best Street Data in Region
- Most Improved Address Data
- Most Improved Street Data
- Gold Achievement Award for Address Data
- Gold Achievement Award for Street Data
- Performance Award for Address Data
- Gold Performance Award for Street Data
- Custodian of the Year Award 2014
View the full list of winners here
Case studies from the 2014 Awards can be seen here.
Exemplar Award 2014
Winner - Joint Emergency Services Group (Wales)
The Exemplar Award 2014 is for the best example or demonstration of the local address and/or street datasets providing quantifiable benefit to the citizen/authority/region or nation.
Custodian of the Year Award
Winner - East Riding of Yorkshire
Nominated by their fellow Custodians, this Award aims to reward contribution to the community, or achievement within an authority.
This can include participation at a national, regional or county level, contributing to Technical Working Parties, working with other Custodians to resolve a local issue such as partnership with the emergency services, or synchronisation of gazetteers, raising awareness of the benefits of address and/or street information within the authority leading to improvements in data quality.
Most Improved Address Data
Winner - Ribble Valley Borough Council
Using statistics compiled by GeoPlace, this Award recognises those authorities who have made and achieved a real commitment to improving both the accuracy and quality of the data submitted to the GeoPlace hubs. Attainment in the elements of the Improvement Schedule form the core evidence used to judge this award.
Most Improved Street Data
Winner - Milton Keynes Council
Using statistics compiled by GeoPlace, this Award recognises those authorities who have made and achieved a real commitment to improving both the accuracy and quality of the data submitted to the GeoPlace hubs. Attainment in the elements of the Improvement Schedule forms the core evidence used to judge this award.
Best Address and Street Data in Region
Using statistics generated by the data hubs at GeoPlace, these Awards are judged by the GeoPlace NLPG and NSG Custodians respectively after examination of data quality reports and Improvement Schedule achievements, and are awarded to the best local authority address data and best local authority street data within each region.
View the winners here
Gold Achievement Award for Address and Street Data
Awarded to authorities that have maintained gold for at least 10 out of the twelve months between April 2013 and March 2014 based on performance against the Improvement Schedules.
For a full explanation on how Gold certificates were awarded, please see this thread on the KHub (viewable by KHub members)