Towards Geo-Enablement –                                  For GIS Professionals                                           ...
Outcomes        • Consider the challenges we face        • Consider the opportunities the we have now        • Think about...
My Involvement in Asset Management/GIS      • 12+ years in Geospatial Information Industry      • 4 years GIS Manager, Tub...
Outcomes to understand        • The Right Solutions:        • The Right Information        • The Right People        • The...
What is Tube Lines?  • Is an asset-management company selected by the UK Government to  regenerate and modernize the follo...
Assets and Network                                                      227 escalators                                    ...
Contract        • Performance Contract between Tube Lines and London          Underground.        • Tube Lines is contract...
Asset Information                                                             Where                                       ...
What (Where) is Geospatial?       • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)       • Computer-Aided Design (CAD)       • Build...
What opportunities are there?    • Standards for Web Services - e.g. OGC    • Mainstream Location Information    • Automat...
From Geo-Centric to Geo-Enabled    • From a focus on Geospatial Technologies & Tools    • To embedding Geospatial Informat...
GIS - Think Information, not just a map                                                      Data                         ...
Business-wide Information (IT/IM) Strategy        Business                                                External        ...
StartHere Information StrategyCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
Why ‘Geo-Enable’ Asset Management?      Combines AMS and GIS capabilities:      • Organise information by location      • ...
Who’s information is it anyway?    • Metadata, Metadata, Metadata    what is it?    what is it about?    what can I use it...
Building the Basics for a Location          InfrastructureCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
We need Standards (& Codification)       • To define where we are on the track – need a coding         system            (...
Location Descriptions Before Robust Standards             ‘EDGWARE STATION BETWEEN PLATFORM 2 & 3                FRONT OF ...
Location Coding Standards – 1    The Tube      Provides consistent location references      –           LUL Cat 1 Standard...
Location Coding Standards – 2UK Rail Industry        • Stations: National Location Code (NLC)        • Track: Engineers Li...
Sometimes simple diagrams work!                                                       Existing Modern                     ...
Benefits of Location Intelligence          1. Improved communication and interpretation          2. Adds context to data  ...
Cross-discipline Process Integration   Successful re-engineering requires a shift from projects and tools to   Service Del...
What is a business function?          • A process or operation that is performed            routinely to carry out a part ...
Business Process Management (BPM)                  • The Right People                  • The Right Information          + ...
Business Process Management (BPM)                                                      Vs                      Business Pr...
Steps to consider for IM-BPM:    • Communication (of business benefits)    • Customer focus                               ...
Opportunities for Change – with Location    • Standards for Web Services - e.g. OGC    • Mainstream Location Information  ...
Is there a new role?Copyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
Thank you – Questions?              Contacts:              • www.GeoEnable.comCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights R...
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• As changes in ICT and GIS happen so fast, what opportunities does this bring for further Business Process integration? Is there a risk we are missing opportunities?

• I will discuss the steps towards a ‘Geo-Enables’ enterprise and how it is critical that business drivers lead any ‘IM strategy’ and GIS strategy. An ICT strategy should follow these.

• Is the IT industry in need of business process management (BPM) integration, rather that business process automation (BPA) (workflow) led initiatives?

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Towards Geo-Enablement - Location Matters Seminar 29 Mar 2012

  1. 1. Towards Geo-Enablement – For GIS Professionals Steven Eglinton Director, GeoEnable 29 March 2012 Microsoft, LondonCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  2. 2. Outcomes • Consider the challenges we face • Consider the opportunities the we have now • Think about your ‘business’ challenges • Steps to Achieve Geo-Enablement • From Project to Process Focus • Opportunities • ConclusionsCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  3. 3. My Involvement in Asset Management/GIS • 12+ years in Geospatial Information Industry • 4 years GIS Manager, Tube Lines Now • Director, GeoEnable • Council Member/Director, AGI - The UK Geospatial Membership BodyCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  4. 4. Outcomes to understand • The Right Solutions: • The Right Information • The Right People • The Right Processes • The Right Technology • • To Enable: • The Right Decisions • The Right OutcomesCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  5. 5. What is Tube Lines? • Is an asset-management company selected by the UK Government to regenerate and modernize the following London Underground Lines: – Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly (JNP) •Tube Lines Ltd is now part of Transport for London (TfL)Copyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  6. 6. Assets and Network 227 escalators 71 lifts 207 miles of track 2,395 buildings and structures 251 trains 100 stations1.75 Million Passengers eachWeekday Approximately 2,100 employeesCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  7. 7. Contract • Performance Contract between Tube Lines and London Underground. • Tube Lines is contracted to improve the assets and the service. • Pain/gain based on five measurement criteria: – Capability - Journey time minutes, – Availability - Lost customer hours, – Service points - Number of system faults, – Ambience - Mystery Shopper Surveys, – Stations delivery - Delivery of projects against set dates.Copyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  8. 8. Asset Information Where How Why Who When What • What can we ask of our Asset Management Systems (AMS)?Copyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  9. 9. What (Where) is Geospatial? • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) • Computer-Aided Design (CAD) • Building Information Modelling (BIM) • Survey Activities (Laser Scanning & ‘Geomatics’) • Remote Sensing (Satellite, Aerial, LiDAR) • Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS/GPS) • Location-Based Services (LBS) • Web Maps & Web GISCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  10. 10. What opportunities are there? • Standards for Web Services - e.g. OGC • Mainstream Location Information • Automated Business Processes / BPM / Innovation • BIM – Building Information Modelling (Process-centric) • Sensor Web / Smart Networks • Open Data • GeoWeb • Awareness and personal expectation:Copyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  11. 11. From Geo-Centric to Geo-Enabled • From a focus on Geospatial Technologies & Tools • To embedding Geospatial Information in Business Processes Think Spatially Think Integration 1 2 3 GIS CAD CAD Geo GIS Web Geo-Centric BIM Geo-EnabledCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  12. 12. GIS - Think Information, not just a map Data Source(s)Copyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  13. 13. Business-wide Information (IT/IM) Strategy Business External Model Governance GovernanceDoes your Information Strategy include ‘Location’?Copyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  14. 14. StartHere Information StrategyCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  15. 15. Why ‘Geo-Enable’ Asset Management? Combines AMS and GIS capabilities: • Organise information by location • Facilitate integrated planning • Report project progress • Visualise assets in context • Identify patterns and trends • Validate asset location • Accessibility of CAD and survey informationCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  16. 16. Who’s information is it anyway? • Metadata, Metadata, Metadata what is it? what is it about? what can I use it for? who created it? • Needed for interoperability CAD, Survey, GIS, Location Intel, BIMCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  17. 17. Building the Basics for a Location InfrastructureCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  18. 18. We need Standards (& Codification) • To define where we are on the track – need a coding system ( Legacy system specified by London Underground) – N124 = unique area code – N = northern line – EB = eastbound track – LO = local track – 101 = 101 metres along track in direction from start of an areaCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  19. 19. Location Descriptions Before Robust Standards ‘EDGWARE STATION BETWEEN PLATFORM 2 & 3 FRONT OF P-WAY TOOL CABIN’ ‘LCS CODE B097 – IMR - NORTH OF THE STATION (NEAR THE MOSQUE)’ No use for our systemsCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  20. 20. Location Coding Standards – 1 The Tube Provides consistent location references – LUL Cat 1 Standard 1-035 - Location Coding System (LCS) – Controlled single source of truth – Unique for all track down to 1m – Unique for all rooms and cupboards We must use this for how we describe locations in our asset register (Maximo)Copyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  21. 21. Location Coding Standards – 2UK Rail Industry • Stations: National Location Code (NLC) • Track: Engineers Line Reference (ELR)Copyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  22. 22. Sometimes simple diagrams work! Existing Modern Infrastructure Colour Coded Interventions Opportunity to Rationalise activity & closuresCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved Image Source: John Woollett, Tube Lines
  23. 23. Benefits of Location Intelligence 1. Improved communication and interpretation 2. Adds context to data 3. Patterns and clusters become clear 4. Clashes/Opportunities for integrated works 5. Display trends and changes over time But… It must be embedded…Copyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  24. 24. Cross-discipline Process Integration Successful re-engineering requires a shift from projects and tools to Service Delivery and Whole-life Information Management Stage 3 Stage 1 Stage 2 Shared Information Shared Information P P P P P P Business Function 1 Function 1 r r r r r r o o o o o o Business Function 2 Function 2 j j j j j j e e e e e e c c c c c c Business Function 3 Function 3 t t t t t t 1 2 3 1 2 3 Business Function 4 Bespoke client Functions are acknowledged, Processes, Service and discipline- but project-based focus Delivery & WLIM based tools run dominate drive the business the project Stage 4 - Shared Information = Single Source of Truth (SST)Copyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  25. 25. What is a business function? • A process or operation that is performed routinely to carry out a part of the mission of an organisation • In short – it’s what is done, tied to WHY we are doing it. • A process – has inputs and outputs • How it is done, can (should) change and improve!Copyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  26. 26. Business Process Management (BPM) • The Right People • The Right Information + The Right Solutions: Our BPM partner: • The Right Processes • The Right Technology To Enable: • The Right Decisions • The Right OutcomesCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  27. 27. Business Process Management (BPM) Vs Business Process Automation (BPA)Copyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  28. 28. Steps to consider for IM-BPM: • Communication (of business benefits) • Customer focus • Competencies (define) • Cash (savings) • Challenges (acknowledge) • Cost Avoidance • Cross-discipline • Champions (create) • Compliance (ensure) • Collaboration • Common Goals (set) • Common Data • Communication (ongoing) • Common Tools • Create a Culture of Change • Common Standards • Continuous ImprovementCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  29. 29. Opportunities for Change – with Location • Standards for Web Services - e.g. OGC • Mainstream Location Information • Automated Business Processes / BPM / Innovation • BIM – Building Information Modelling (Process-centric) • Sensor Web / Smart Networks • Open Data • GeoWeb • Awareness and personal expectation:Copyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  30. 30. Is there a new role?Copyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved
  31. 31. Thank you – Questions? Contacts: • www.GeoEnable.comCopyright © 2012 GeoEnable Ltd. All Rights Reserved

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