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Spatial Data Quality. During this episode, Clarence Hempfield and I discuss aspects of spatial data quality, including the three basic spatial data types (points, lines, and polygons), data quality issues that can affect them, business applications of spatial data for enterprise location intelligence, and how mobile devices are driving the consumerization of geographic information systems (GIS), requiring business and consumer awareness of the data privacy implications of increasingly location-aware mobile applications.

Spatial Data Quality

Clarence Hempfield has over 17 years of experience in the high-tech industry with extensive experience in product management, product marketing, sales, and communications. He is the Director of Global Product Strategy for Pitney Bowes Software, where he leads global product strategy for enterprise location intelligence. Systemed/iD. Data vis. Instantly Deploy GIS Applications. Geomajas. Geomajas Geomajas is an enterprise-ready open source GIS framework for the web.


It has client-server integration for displaying and editing of geographic data. Geomajas has integrated security and is endlessly scalable. It is compliant with OGC standards such as WMS, WFS, etc and also supports spatial databases. It integrates with your system and provides out-of-the-box functionality through plug-ins. Choose a ready-to-use installation of Geomajas running on a scalable server of your choice/size. Learn More.


TileMill. Announcing MapBox Streets: A Global Map with Street Level Detail. We’re excited to release MapBox Streets, our first global block-level map powered by OpenStreetMap.

Announcing MapBox Streets: A Global Map with Street Level Detail

MapBox Streets makes it incredibly easy to get a beautiful, fresh street map on your website or mobile application in place of Google Maps. Get started now using MapBox Streets with a free account from MapBox, or with any of our monthly plans for higher usage and bulk support. For a step-by-step walk-through of how to use MapBox Streets in your web application, see Get Started with MapBox Streets. Powered by open data OpenStreetMap is a wiki-style geographic database with 2.7 billion GPS traces from over 545,000 registered users. OpenStreetMap is open for anyone to contribute, which has proven critical, even in situations of crisis response. Fresh design We wanted to design a map that was flexible enough to be the right choice for a variety of use cases. What’s next If you’re new to MapBox, check out the newly revised MapBox tour and our roadmap for a better sense of what we’re all about. Tour MapBox. Global coverage and fresh design MapBox Streets is a beautiful alternative to Google Maps powered by high-quality open data from OpenStreetMap, available now from MapBox.

Liberate your maps with global street level detail, rich features, and your own custom design. Apply custom styles MapBox streets comes in a variety of gorgeous preset color schemes, or you can take control and customize the color levels and features of your map. Beautiful maps for the web and mobile. Mapnik -outils - Exemple. Opening Up 140,000 Miles of Road Data in Africa. Working with FAO's Africover project and the UN's Data Exchange Platform for the Horn of Africa (DEPHA), we opened up over 140,000 miles of road data in seven African nations on OpenStreetMap.

Opening Up 140,000 Miles of Road Data in Africa

The new data is from the Congo DRC, Tanzania, Sudan, Kenya, Burundi, and Rwanda. This is a huge open data win and a good win for our operations since OpenStreetMap data plays a crucial role in many of our mapping projects. Adding this information to a widely accessible public source represents a significant improvement to available coverage, especially in rural areas. The work was carried out by our GIS for Humanitarian Relief team. The team was given basic training in OpenStreetMap tools, and then, using the JOSM editor, removed duplicate data and made sure new data was tagged correctly. Interactive maps and visualizations.

Health in Saudi Arabia. GE and Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health conducted a survey in mid-2010 that examines the relationship between Saudi Arabian consumers and their health.

Health in Saudi Arabia

This visualization is also hosted on GE's healthymagination website for Saudi Arabia. That version of the application updates continuously based on user input. About this data In mid-2010, GE and Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health to learn more about the relationship between lifestyle choices and overall health. The key themes from the survey are highlighted here. Share Downloads Download Application Design Partner. Kyris GeoBI. Le blog decigeo.