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    June 2009

    June 2009

    The Geospatial Industry Magazine

    Theme: Gov 2.0, Spatial Way




    • Where citizen is the czar
      Common man is the ultimate client in a government. While governments in India provide policy guidelines and monitor implementation of services, it is a challenge to create a standardised dataset that meets the demands of various needs…
      Prof. Arup Dasgupta
    • A coordinate(d) hub
      Local authorities in UK have a statutory responsibility to create all addresses. However, those authorities did not hold a unified list of addresses until NLPG rationalised databases across the authority…
      Gayle Gander
    • Share to Synergise
      Sharing land information is not new to Singapore. What started as Land Data Hub (LDH) in 1980s culminated in to LandNet to enable Singapore’s vision of integrated government…
      Matt Freeman
    • Governing it right
      Under National e-Governance Plan, it is mandatory to incorporate latest technologies in government programmes. Here’s how AIILSG is using GIS to improve governance in the purview of ULBs…
      Dr. Abhijit Khandge
    • Adding 3rd dimension
      The advantage of 3D in high definition is its ability to understand a city, its areas, its functioning and its dynamics as they are on the ground. This article talks about the power of 3D interactive in decision-making and in territory governance…
      Caroline Tasse
    • Technology on cross hairs
      In the last decade, applications of digital terrain models (DTM) and digital surface models (DSM) have rapidly increased. DTMs are routinely used in engineering applications and environmental studies…
      Dr Ireneusz Baran
    • Navigate to reign
      Governance, in its simplest sense, refers to how an organisation, including a nation, is run. It includes all the processes, systems and controls that are used to safeguard and grow assets…
      Simmi Sinha