€1m Irish land contract and OS deals for 1Spatial

January 29, 2019

Cambridge-based geospatial software business 1Spatial has won a four-year €1 million contract with Ireland’s Property Registration Authority (PRA). It has also been awarded a three-year framework contract as a key development partner to support Ordnance Survey (OS) on an ambitious…

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How geospatial influences our daily lives

January 21, 2019

Think about geospatial and you may think of national mapping agencies like Ordnance Survey, of defence satellites or high-end processes deep inside big industry in the present and for the future. The truth is that geospatial is here and now and improving our lives every day. Here are seven examples of “common or garden” geospatial.

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Are you sitting on a geospatial geyser?

January 11, 2019

The potential of geospatial data as a source of value is limited only by our imagination … and our ability to manage its increasing volume. Up to £11 billion a year of economic opportunity could be unlocked by using geospatial data more productively. That’s according to UK Government analysis which quotes Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond as saying:

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A Day in the Life of … Head of Development

December 17, 2018

I love a cycle ride in on a sunny morning as the sun comes up. 1Spatial is only ten minutes from home. It’s not going to make me fit, but the ride helps me get my plans straight for the day ahead. I got used to early starts when I worked cross-site with a team in India and it still works well for me.

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World GIS Day – 10 Day Countdown!

November 01, 2018

10. Mark your calendar, put a reminder in your phone. World GIS Day is coming!   Wednesday 14th November is GIS Day and one day later, 15th November will see the Smarter Data, Smarter World conference at the Imperial War Museum, London. GIS Day is designed for people to learn about…

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Three Aspects of Spatial Data Management

October 10, 2018

Deploying new software systems or adopting new industry standards (like the European Community INSPIRE specification) can require significant changes to your geospatial data. Taking an automated, rules-based approach can dramatically reduce the time and cost of data migration or transformation.

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