Sheila Steffenson discusses how the Arizona Department of Transport will be able to validate and integrate its own road network information with regular updates from multiple contributing government bodies within the state using 1Spatial technology.
David A. Eagle, Managing Consultant takes a look at how 1Spatial helped Nottingham City Council harness FME in to streamline the availability of open data to the public, reducing its need to spend staff hours on Freedom of Information Act requests.
Nicolas Regnauld, Product Manager at 1Spatial discuss the debate about neocartography versus traditional cartography and the evolution towards creating more intelligent automation tools for creating maps.
This guest article by Nicolas Regnauld, Product Manager at 1Spatial takes a look at automated generalization and how this holy grail has come closer for national mapping and cartographic agencies. For generations, the process of creating lower-resolution and smaller scale products from a single high-resolution data source has been a very labor-intensive process. Automation means organizations can do away with interpretation methodologies and so-called “cartographers license”. Automation can provide continuous, up-to-date and resolution-specific digital landscape models (DLM) and style-specific, digital cartographic models (DCM).
Mike Sanderson, the Director of Strategy at 1Spatial, provides a perspective piece on the rise of big spatial data and the importance of being able to base management decisions on correct real-world data.