Excuse my voice I had flown in the night before and I had a case of “airplace flu” and two hours sleep, nevertheless a reasonably coherent discussion of the future of Spatial Data Infrastructure development for the new Geobuiz channel.
Has the SDI community turned the corner ?
Yesterday I made a presentation at the 13th GSDI Conference in Quebec (thanks to Geoff for his commentary), it was only a flying visit but I left in a more positive frame of mind that I expected. The high level message of my presentation was, we need to think more about the I in SDI e.g. infrastructure, […]
My Talk at the INSPIRE 2011 Conference
I was invited to speak at the annual INSPIRE conference in Edinburgh last month. INSPIRE remember is the European Commission programme supported by national legislation to build a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) for European Environmental data. I was asked specifically to address how INSPIRE can foster innovation and “smart growth”. These are excellent topics to […]
Let my plumber Jez build your SDI..
The 11th Spatial Data Infrastructure Conference was held last week in Rotterdam, and like many SDI conference the focus of presentations and the profile of attendees was largely from the pubic sector, and in many cases public sector data producers. Many of the sessions investigated in depth, progress to date across the many local, regional and […]
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 […]