The Geospatial Commission – don’t miss the big opportunity

By Steve Brandwood, Executive Director of Engagement at GeoPlace I noted the announcement of Government plans to set up a Geospatial Commission in my last blog post in November last year - https://blog.geo.place/2017/11/23/the-budget-housing-the-digital-economy-and-a-geospatial-commission/. At the time there was little information about the role of the Commission and the rationale for its creation was limited to … Continue reading The Geospatial Commission – don’t miss the big opportunity

How to identify gaps in the payment of non-domestic rates

By Richard Duffield, Senior Consultant at GeoPlace   Maybe you’ve heard the phrase “I’m sorry for writing such a long letter, I didn’t have time to write a short one”? A quick Google search suggests Blaise Pascal is credited with saying this in 1657. I know how he felt. This is how I feel when analysing … Continue reading How to identify gaps in the payment of non-domestic rates

How to put on a brilliant Gazetteers @GIS Day event

By Georgina Carr, Digital Marketing Manager at GeoPlace   On 15th November, we collaborated with people from over 60 local authorities across England and Wales to shout about location data. Local authority participants put on an eclectic series of events to personally reach their colleagues, make connections across departments, and raise awareness about the value … Continue reading How to put on a brilliant Gazetteers @GIS Day event

The Budget: housing, the digital economy and a Geospatial Commission

By Steve Brandwood, Executive Director of Engagement at GeoPlace I attended the HM Land Registry Local Land Charges Conference at the beautiful St George’s Hall in Liverpool yesterday.  It was a fascinating and enjoyable day which I’ll talk more of later. Yesterday was also Budget Day and I was keeping an eye on the announcements … Continue reading The Budget: housing, the digital economy and a Geospatial Commission