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Understanding the planning and housing geospatial data landscape

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Annabelle Sampah - As lead, for the Housing and Planning Programme in the Geospatial Commission, I believe the opportunities are endless. However, early on in our investigations, we realised that it was quite difficult to get a good baseline view of what was happening across the sector and where further action could be taken to add value.

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week - What is a geospatial apprenticeship?

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Unlocking the value of geospatial technology requires developing more people with the right skills to work with location data, across organisations and sectors, to meet the UK’s future needs and support global development.  The Geospatial Commission is collaborating with a …

Launching the Developer Licence 2.0

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The National Archives is pleased to introduce the Developer Licence 2.0.  As with the licence it replaces, it is part of the UK Government Licensing Framework (UKGLF) which provides the policy and legal framework for the re-use of public sector …

Buried treasure: unlocking the value of archive data

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The Geospatial Commission and its Partner Bodies have collaborated to provide this Best Practice Guide: Extracting data from Archives. In these times of fast-paced change, our archive data which contains a rich layer of location data will become increasingly important, delivering value to the economy and wider society.

Transport: Where do we go from here?

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The Geospatial Commission wants to better understand how access to location data can support commercial innovation in mobility services. Dr Steve Unger will be chairing a new Transport Location Data Taskforce, which will bring together businesses interested in exploiting location data with key public sector organisations.