FOSS4G is the annual global event of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) and this years has a special focus on Land information amongst other topics, an area in which GeoPlace is a specialist.
The Minister for the Cabinet Office, Matthew Hancock, today hailed the potential to rethink how we use addresses and the creation of a new generation address system, as a key part of the government’s open data agenda.
Since the formation of GeoPlace in 2010, we have been continually working to evolve and improve. We are proud of the work we do and the way that we do it and last week we gained further accreditation of this.
The requirement for a standard way of referring to location has been recognised in the Local Digital new financial model and business case for data standards to underpin council waste collection services. The business case for the Local Waste Service Standards project, if adopted nationally, predicts savings of £600 million over seven years.
We all know about the importance of ‘location, location, location' when it comes to buying and selling property. But did you know that local authorities are responsible for creating the street names and addresses that signify where a location actually is?
GeoPlace's 10th annual conference takes place on 19th May at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham. The ‘digital transformation' theme at the conference carries even more relevance for local government following last
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