Objective The aim of the LINZ strategy study was to determine the future direction of LINZ in respect of topographic database and mapping production. Project description The review included consideration of the future role of the public sector in this activity, the investment and policy intervention logic, organisational structure impacts, international best practice, process rationalisation, […]
INSPIRE Programme, Joint Research Council, European Commission: Development of Interoperability Standards for Address Data
The project involved the implementation of the European Union INSPIRE programme, a data specification for a series of fundamental data themes sufficient for each member state to be able to supply data without new capture being required. The specification was to be developed using the Unified Modelling Language (UML) by a team of experts drawn […]
This study examined the feasibility of adding location information to the Somali HMIS using GIS. The final report outlined the added value and related risks of integrating GIS into HMIS; presented case studies highlighting important lessons from the use of GIS in health service planning in similar contexts elsewhere in the world; detailed the existing […]
Objective The project was to establish the business case for long-term sustainability of this European Union funded project which aims to harmonise data from all National Mapping organisations across Europe. Project Description Cost-benefit analysis based on the gradual availability of products from the countries participation in ELF over a 5 year period was modelled. The […]
The project involves consultancy to the Danish Geodata Agency (GST) in developing the specification for a benefits realisation study. This is in the context of Denmark’s initiative for open basic data under which all geospatial base data has been made free at the point of use. The benefits realisation study will establish the economic baseline […]
ConsultingWhere designed and undertook a study for ACIL Allen (Economic Consultants, Australia) to evaluate how public agencies might present business cases for geospatial information by considering it as a component of the national infrastructure and using the same financial approach as might be adopted for investment in the national road or utility network. The study […]
Andy Coote, geo industry veteran and ConsultingWhere Director was recently interviewed by Steven Feldman; the following Geomob podcast discusses ConsultingWhere’s recently released 2020 edition of the Location Market Survey, a comprehensive review of the UK’s location intelligence industry.
Andrew Coote recently presented a keynote at a workshop organised by Kartverket (Norway) in Lopota (Georgia). The topic was the United Nations “Integrated Geospatial Information Framework” initiative, which is designed to provide best practice guidance on implementation of National Spatial Data Infrastructures. This short video (90 seconds) provides an introduction.
Andrew Coote, Chief Executive of ConsultingWhere Ltd, recently took part in an ESIP (Earth Science Information Partners) Webinar. An overview of the event was given as: “The Socioeconomic Value of Earth Science Data, Information, and Applications”, we explore the concepts behind the transference and usage of data and tools (information pathway) as they move between suppliers […]
Andrew Coote presents on Value and Cost Benefit Analysis of 3D Geo-information at the Geo Conference, Washington
Andrew Coote, Chief Executive of ConsultingWhere Ltd, was a guest speaker and panel member of the ‘Demonstrating the Value of Earth Observations: Methods, Practical Applications, and Solutions’ session at the Group on Earth Observation (GEO) Conference in Washington, 23 – 27 October 2017. To view the live stream, please click here. To find out more about […]