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Case studies

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

Faster insight – accessing local data on a national scale

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

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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The happiest city on Earth: assessing geospatial maturity in Dubai

Ordnance Survey (OS) undertook a Geospatial Maturity Assessment to identify the next steps that Dubai Municipality needed to take to support the government’s pursuit of citizen happiness.

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OS data contributing to improved special needs transport

Harrow Council’s Route Optimisation Project aims to use Ordnance survey data to reduce vehicles used, save fuel and optimise driver numbers.

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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.

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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Simplifying planning to speed onshore wind generation

Helping Scotland meet ambitious renewable energy targets with OS MasterMap 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.