GeoPlace responds to HM Treasury’s discussion paper ‘The economic value of data’

By Gayle Gander, Head of Marketing. GeoPlace has responded to the recent discussion paper from HM Treasury on 'The economic value of data', highlighting the role of UPRNs and USRNs within a national data strategy. See our response below. --- GeoPlace welcomes the opportunity to comment on the discussion paper published by HM Treasury on … Continue reading GeoPlace responds to HM Treasury’s discussion paper ‘The economic value of data’

Persistent and well-behaved identifiers

By Richard Duffield, Senior Consultant, GeoPlace.  Identifiers are having a bit of a “moment”. For nearly two decades we have helped local government create and maintain the Unique Property Reference Number (UPRN) and Unique Street Reference Number (USRN), ensuring that they are nationally unique, persistent and otherwise well-behaved. Each local authority in England, Scotland and … Continue reading Persistent and well-behaved identifiers

Drones, robots and automobiles – a data journey

By Gayle Gander, Head of Marketing at GeoPlace Our national location data infrastructure is essential for the digital economy Drone deliveries. Connected autonomous vehicles. Even home-based robots are part of everyday life. These are key components in our digital economy, and they all depend on the integrity of our national location data infrastructure. Without it, … Continue reading Drones, robots and automobiles – a data journey

Everything really does happen somewhere – this time in Birmingham

By Gayle Gander, Head of Marketing at GeoPlace  In just two weeks’ time, Birmingham will be crowded with addressing and streets experts – hundreds of them, all squeezed into Edgbaston cricket ground for GeoPlace’s annual conference. Over 400 predominately local government people will participate in the only day of the year given over exclusively to … Continue reading Everything really does happen somewhere – this time in Birmingham