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January 22, 2018

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2018
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Free data management workshops for the Public Sector

Guest blog by Gary Randle, UK Sales Manager, Cadcorp

If you work in government and want to maximise the benefit of geographic information systems (GIS) and web mapping, becoming familiar with Ordnance Survey (OS) data products is a good place to start.  What OS products do we have?  How do we best load and manage these products?  How can these products complement our own business data?  For this reason, at Cadcorp, we’ve been running free onsite Ordnance Survey Data Management Workshops for central government.  The workshops are designed to introduce OS data products and offer practical advice about using and managing the data.

When customers first get access to OS products there are a number choices to make. The workshops are designed to help equip users with the knowledge to make the right choices for their organisation.  For example:

  • Background mapping or business intelligence
  • Data stack and scales
  • Styles and colours
  • Flat files or database
  • Direct access or web services

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