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Ordnance Survey

OS Strategy Event video

For those of you like myself, not invited to the OS New Strategy Event, the OS have posted a video summary on YouTube. That in itself is progress of course .. Written and submitted from home, using my home 802.11 network.

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Ordnance Survey Thoughts

strategy.ordnancesurvey.co.uk

I must commend the Ordnance Survey for publishing their new strategy as a wordpress blog, along the lines of the Power of Information final report, this is really a very good idea. It’s a pity it’s not working at the moment, hope the error message is not a bad sign..I’m sure this is a server […]

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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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Data Policy Ordnance Survey

Power of Information Taskforce – Homework for the OS

The influential Power of Information task force,  the group working within the Cabinet Office to suggest better ways of using Government Information has published their interim report back to government in a “wiki-like” form to allow comments from the community before final publication. As any reader of this blog will expect, there is considerable discussion of the potential value and problems associated with  access […]