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Current trends in the geospatial data market

Market research suggests the supply-side UK geospatial data market was worth £2.1 billion at the end of 2019.

2020: the year of geospatial data

How location data will underpin developments in the digital economy

Podcast: When the self-driving car meets a fridge

The self-driving car’s dilemma – how to avoid a fridge thrown from a bridge


How geospatial investment helps grow an economy

Learn how geospatial maturity drives economic development that benefits a whole country. At Ordnance Survey we provide an investment roadmap for governments to expand their geospatial capabilities

Mapping nature - climate change resilience and managing deforestation with geospatial data

Geospatial technology is influential in managing large-scale, complex issues such as the regulation of palm oil plantations in Indonesia.

People-literate tech, why we need the human touch

For centuries, human societies have adapted to waves of technological advances and industrial revolutions. Now, developments in mobility are part of our everyday lives.