New AGI Council Members

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We would like to take this opportunity to welcome our six new AGI Council Members, Richard Flemmings, Helen Griffiths, Fergus Craig, George Firth, Anne Robertson and Stuart Tosney. Richard Flemmings joins us from 4 Earth Intelligence and has over 20 years’ experience working across the geospatial sector. His background includes managing airborne surveys in remote parts of Africa, delivering complex … Read More

BGS digital data review 2021/22

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BGS is conducting a comprehensive digital data review to help us understand the data ecosystem in which we operate and assess options for our target operating model over the next 10 years. Tell us what you think The digital data review will help us prioritise investment and identify and assess different options around future operating models for our data business. To … Read More

Torus appoints Cadcorp as cloud GIS supplier

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Housing group selects Cadcorp cloud hosted desktop GIS and web mapping as its corporate GIS Housing, transformation and regeneration group, Torus, has awarded Cadcorp a contract to provide the cloud hosted Geographic Information System (GIS), Cadcorp SIS®. The contract includes a variety of services such as application management, support and training. Previously, as a result of the Torus and Liverpool … Read More

Are you interested in applying for membership of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES)

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Are you interested in applying for membership of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES) via the geographical information system (GIS) specialism? As part of our strategic collaboration with CICES, we’ve helped to update the GIS specialist competencies to reflect changes in the profession. The revised competencies have been overseen by the CICES GIS Working Group and are structured … Read More

Multi-year contract with Rural Payments Agency

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1Spatial’s mobile application to capture real world data for land inspection programme Cambridge, UK, 7thth December 2021, (www.1spatial.com) 1Spatial, the global geospatial software and solutions company, is delighted to announce that it has signed a multiyear contract with the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) an Executive Agency of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). An existing customer, RPA will use the 1Edit mobile … Read More

Astun Technology appoints new Head of Sales to achieve 35% growth by 2025

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Epsom, UK, 2 December 2021, (www.astuntechnology.com) Market-leading open source geospatial solutions provider, Astun Technology, has appointed Mark Wilcox as its new Head of Sales, following on from Mike Smith’s plans to semi-retire in early 2022. The move aligns with Astun’s strategy to achieve 35% growth by 2025. Mark already has a close working relationship with the team at Astun. For … Read More

Teign Housing appoints Cadcorp as cloud GIS supplier

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Registered social landlord selects Cadcorp cloud hosted desktop GIS and web mapping Teign Housing, has selected Cadcorp for providing the cloud hosted Geographic Information System (GIS), Cadcorp SIS® and associated training. Cadcorp SIS Desktop was chosen for the creation and preparation of geographic information and Cadcorp SIS WebMap for sharing maps and business data on the intranet, internet, and mobile … Read More

Cadcorp launches dynamic cover application for Emergency Services

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Cover Modeller allows control room personnel to evaluate the impact of control room cover moves on overall risk and response cover In collaboration with UK emergency services, Geographic Information System (GIS) software and services company, Cadcorp, has launched Cadcorp Cover Modeller. The product release was announced at today’s Cadcorp Emergency Services Conference where delegates were given an application demonstration, including … Read More

1Spatial adds support for GeoPackage and other data formats

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Cambridge, UK, 19th November 2021, (www.1spatial.com) 1Spatial, the global geospatial software and solutions leader, are increasing the capability of their patented rules engine, 1Integrate, with new and improved data formats, and enhanced security settings. 1Integrate 3.1 now supports new data store formats (GeoPackage, MySQL, MariaDB and MS Access) whilst existing data stores have been improved. It is now possible to write … Read More

Government of Jersey appoints Europa Technologies as a business partner

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The Government of Jersey has appointed Europa Technologies as a business partner for the distribution of its authoritative geospatial data products. As one of only two authorised partners, Europa Technologies will apply its considerable expertise in the supply of data in both product and service form. The products available include: Jersey Address Database Jersey Large Scale Vector Basemap Jersey 10cm … Read More