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GeoWeb Services #WIN or #FAIL

  1. 1. John Fagan, Geo Software Design, Axon Active<br />
  2. 2. Hoi! from Switzerland<br />
  3. 3. Decision Support Systems<br />
  4. 4. Geo Web services<br />#WIN or #FAIL?<br />3/12/2010<br />4<br />www.axonactive.com<br />
  5. 5. 1990’s – Sean Phelan’s Vision<br />
  6. 6. 1996 - Multimap.com launched (no maps)<br />
  7. 7. Desktop GIS - MapInfo Desktop for Power Mac v4<br />
  8. 8. gif.cgi?pclist= ec1n2ns,ec4a2dy&width=500&height=500<br />
  9. 9. 1997 - MultimapGeoStack<br />Multimap.com<br />gif.cgi<br />Mapping API +Caching engine<br />places.cgi<br />cache miss<br />MapInfo Desktop <br />for power mac<br />Hacked to make it serve maps over http<br />MySQL<br />Collins Bartholomew<br />Raster maps<br />Bartholomew & OS<br />Gazetteer<br />
  10. 10. Multimap.com vs MapInfo<br />gif.cgi<br />Simple & Re-usable<br />Cost Effective<br />Fast<br />Complex & Standalone<br />Expensive<br />Slow<br />
  11. 11. Many customers still use gif.cgi today<br />
  12. 12. >> Fast forward a few years<br />Base Services (Find, Map, Route)<br />
  13. 13. Web 2.0 API’s<br />www.axonactive.com<br />3/12/2010<br />13<br />visualisation, sharing, data, finding, analysis<br />
  14. 14. Traditional GIS Vendors<br />www.axonactive.com<br />3/12/2010<br />14<br />Base Services Plus Geo Analysis<br />
  15. 15. Axon Active “Geo” Vision<br />Focus on what customer needs<br />Help customers solve problems by using best bits of GeoWeb + OpenSource GIS<br />avoid hosting base data and engines<br />www.axonactive.com<br />3/12/2010<br />15<br />
  16. 16. Axon Active Geo Vision<br />www.axonactive.com<br />3/12/2010<br />16<br />
  17. 17. Case study – Isochrone Requirement<br /><ul><li>Drive Time and Walking Isochrones
  18. 18. Web Service
  19. 19. Cost effective
  20. 20. Fast
  21. 21. de-coupled</li></ul>www.axonactive.com<br />3/12/2010<br />17<br />
  22. 22. GYM+ Club #FAIL<br />www.axonactive.com<br />3/12/2010<br />18<br />Isochrones not really mass market <br />
  23. 23. ESRI #WIN<br />www.axonactive.com<br />3/12/2010<br />19<br />
  24. 24. ESRI #FAIL<br />Hosted Service ?<br />European Coverage?<br />Costs?<br />www.axonactive.com<br />3/12/2010<br />20<br />
  25. 25. ESRI #FAIL<br />ArcGIS Online<br />ArcGIS Online Map Services<br />ArcGIS Online Sharing<br />ArcGIS Online Task services<br />ArcGIS Web Mapping APIs<br />Business Analyst Online API ($3.30 report)<br />ArcWebServices<br />ArcGIS Server<br />ArcGIS Online World Geocoding (North America only)<br />www.axonactive.com<br />3/12/2010<br />21<br />
  26. 26. Computer says no.....EU Isochrones<br />www.axonactive.com<br />3/12/2010<br />22<br />
  27. 27. Pitney Bowes #WIN<br />www.axonactive.com<br />3/12/2010<br />23<br />
  28. 28. Pitney Bowes #FAIL<br />€6.40 per isochrone request<br />6 sec per isochrone request<br />www.axonactive.com<br />3/12/2010<br />24<br />
  29. 29. Map24 #WIN<br />www.axonactive.com<br />3/12/2010<br />25<br />
  30. 30. Map24 #FAIL<br />Too late – only realised they provided a Isochrone API after reading page 2 of MapTP Technical Whitepaper<br />www.axonactive.com<br />3/12/2010<br />26<br />
  31. 31. Desktop GIS to the rescue<br />
  32. 32. 2010 - GeoStack<br />Axon Active Platform<br />x<br />Service<br />Isochrone Service<br />x<br />Service<br />x<br />Service<br />x<br />x<br />x<br />PostGIS<br />Isochrone cache<br />x<br />MapInfo<br />pre-compute<br />x<br />x<br />
  33. 33. Summary<br /><ul><li>Geo industry has come along way,
  34. 34. Routing, Geocoding, Mapping #WIN
  35. 35. Geo Analysis Web Service API’s #FAIL
  36. 36. Product Marketing (ESRI, Map24)
  37. 37. Coverage (ESRI)
  38. 38. Business Models (Pitney Bowes)
  39. 39. Performance (Pitney Bowes)
  40. 40. T&C’s</li></ul>www.axonactive.com<br />3/12/2010<br />29<br />
  41. 41. Thanks <br />john faganubergeo.com@johnbfagan<br />

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