US: The Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) announced that Geospatial Platform Roadmap Version 4 has been completed and is posted at .
The FGDC are developing a Geospatial Platform to more effectively provide place-based products and services to all American. The geospatial platform will be a managed portfolio of common geospatial data, services and applications contributed and administered by authoritative sources and hosted on a shared infrastructure, for use by government agencies and partners to meet their mission needs and the broader needs of the Nation.
This final version of the Roadmap follows a stakeholder engagement process intended to share the vision for the Platform and gather feedback from the geospatial community regarding concepts discussed in the Roadmap. Feedback on the Roadmap to date has been positive, while at the same time identifying additional issues and questions that will be addressed during the implementation of the Platform.