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Ordnance Survey Thoughts

OS future begins to emerge…

The Treasury has spoken.. (that in itself gives you a sense of where this might be heading !!) From the Treasury Operational Efficiency Programme report published yesterday.. “The OEP has concluded so far that Ordnance Survey needs to be more customer-focused and  commercially driven. The Government is therefore publishing a new commercial strategy for  the Ordnance […]

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Ordnance Survey Thoughts

The return of the edge video..

Whilst hunting through YouTube for a video to use in a presentation, I came across this video.    If I remember rightly this was the first time a viral video was produced by any part of the UK government, I might be mistaken on that,  but the video was not met with universal acclaim in Southampton.. Shame a […]

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Google Maps SDI Thoughts

Richmond Maps nearly everything…

Its great to see my own local authority making great use of Google Maps, as pointed out  by the Mapperz team , Richmond Council have produced a series of maps using Google Maps to illustrate most of their local services, including a pet subject of mine Recycling sites.  There is much to be said for a very simple approach like this, the […]

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Panorama – Dublin

A picture taken from near the Google Offices in Dublin.. Lansdowne Road making good progress !

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Digital Planet and geodata

On the train home last night, I caught up on this weeks podcast of the BBC Radio World Service programme, Digital Planet a regular on my iPhone powered commute these days. As has often been the case recently there was something of interest to Geo people in the form of a report on a LIDAR survey of […]