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This presentation was made at the INSPIRE conference in 2011. It makes several observations on the difficulties of valuing geospatial information:
It discusses why it may be necessary to value geodata:
Part of the conundrum being whether it is the data itself or the service built using the data that adds value. A navigation application is used to illustrate the problem. Two recent studies are used to illustrate approaches to valuation:
The presentation concludes:
The geodata value chain according to Phillips (2001) consist of: stage 1 – data acquisition [it transactions], stage 2 – initial transformation [it transactions], stage 3 – dissemination [it transactions], stage 4 – modelling tolls and presentation [it transactions], stage 5 – decisions [management activities], stage 6 – actions [management activities]
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