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Discover how OS data is driving more efficient decisions in organisations like yours.

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Empowering data-driven decisions to maximise development project success.

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Improved efficiency with new land information system in Anguilla

OS provided support in the assessment and design of an improved Land Information System for the Department of Lands and Surveys for the Caribbean island of Anguilla.

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Faster insight – accessing local data on a national scale

How location is joining up valuable information across Scotland to provide better analysis

Supporting innovation with geospatial data

Geovation was set up in 2009 by Ordnance Survey to support new businesses providing solutions to social, economic and environmental challenges using geospatial data, with approaches that hadn’t been explored before.

Empowering Guyana’s national mapping agency

Creation of an action plan for reinstating Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS) network and support for the implementation and capability building needed to enable the sustainable management of Guyana’s national geodetic position network

OS assessing geospatial maturity in Oman

Ordnance Survey worked with NSA in Oman to identify areas where policy, process and standards could be developed or created.

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Creating a large-scale base map to underpin a national data model

Ordnance Survey created a topographic base map of Malta which will underpin a new national data model

OS supporting Norway's Mapping Authority

Ordnance Survey provided expertise to help Kartverket integrate its land and sea divisions and increase uptake of mapping data.

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Aviva harnesses the power of geospatial intelligence

Aviva UK Insurance has made its assessment process more efficient and accurate – with the continued help of OS data.

Location-based data provides a mine of information for Ethiopia

Tapping into international geospatial expertise to support economic growth and ensure a prosperous future.

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Running a safe and secure major national event – with geospatial information

Ordnance Survey (OS) provided geospatial information and intelligence to meet the needs of the 2012 Olympics.

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Improving map generalisation ready for the 2016 Brazilian Olympics

The Brazilian Army used improved map generalisation to prepare for the 2016 Olympics.

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Defining a geospatial IT Strategy for Kosovo Cadastral Agency

Ordnance Survey developed a five year IT strategy for the Republic of Kosovo, including a new enterprise architecture and NSDI data model.

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Creating a 3D data model for the Kingdom of Bahrain

Ordnance Survey (OS) created the first 3D-enabled national spatial data model for the Kingdom of Bahrain with the Survey and Land Registration Bureau (SLRB) mapping authority.

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OS developing a 3D data model in Singapore

GovTech asked Ordnance Survey for expert advice about creating data specifications and a product flowline to generate data.

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OS improving mapping capability in the Philippines

Optimising GPS active network performance to enhance geospatial infrastructure.

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Improving integration between BIM and GIS

A transformation engine for IFC-BIM models into semantically enriched 3D CityGML building models, both exterior and interior.

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Supporting public service with geospatial data in Tanzania and Zanzibar

Collaborating with the World Bank, Ordnance Survey (OS) provided practical geospatial training and an assessment of spatial data infrastructure policy in mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar.

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Ordnance Survey modernising Rwanda's mapping operations

Rwanda Natural Resources Authority (RNRA) has a national-level responsibility to provide geospatial information including topographic, thematic and geological maps.

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Ordnance Survey helping Dubai become the world's smartest city

Ordnance Survey helped develop a strategy to create smart solutions using geospatial information and technologies.

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