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A Data Cleansing Partnership With Candidate Processing

By Natasha.McMahon

Posted in Business Blog on June 16th 2011 08:57

The going live deadline for Candidate Processing is 30th September 2011 and councils across the UK will be preparing for this.  You might be wondering what Candidate Processing is all about so here’s a little summary on why it assists both local councils and their emergency service partners. What is Candidate Processing? An emergency service […]

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Sharing GIS and gazetteer services in the public sector

By Jonathan Bunn

Posted in Business Blog on February 11th 2011 12:25

Shared services have been implemented in the public sector for many years now, and a number of neighbouring local authorities have reaped the benefits of sharing their HR or finance functions; even entire IT departments and software systems. But it’s only recently – given the effects of the recession and the Comprehensive Spending Review, and […]

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Call for guest contributors for the GGP Systems blog

By Claire Kerr

Posted in Business Blog, Guest Contributors on January 21st 2011 12:57

If you would like to submit a guest blog for our website, we would love to hear from you. Submissions are invited from anyone, and in particular from our customers. We are keen to hear from you if you have a view you would like to share about GIS, gazetteer management or the market in […]

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The New National Address Gazetteer

By Nasser Elaheebocus

Posted in Business Blog on December 13th 2010 12:50

On 3rd December, it was announced that The Local Government Group and Ordnance Survey would work together in partnership to create a new central dataset, the National Address Gazetteer, through the creation of a joint venture called GeoPlace.  This will replace the two separate datasets: the NLPG from Intelligent Addressing and Ordnance Survey’s OS MasterMap […]

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