Crowdsource the Map!! An Intro to OpenStreetMap  <ul><li>Sargent McDonald </li></ul><ul><li>@sargentmcdonald </li></ul>
why ignite on OpenStreetMap <ul><li>oh god, Sargent is going to talk about maps again </li></ul><ul><li>excuse to do resea...
OSM basics <ul><li>Free wiki world map </li></ul><ul><li>Open License to Data </li></ul><ul><li>Crowdsourced map content <...
german example
Slide used from :shift2010 - 17apr2010 - OpenStreetMap: a free map for our world
OSM growth
U.S. not ready for primetime <ul><li>address ranges scarce – in US </li></ul><ul><li>routing issues– but tons of opensourc...
 
Misled by The Google
 
if I had a nickel <ul><li>I would have made a quarter </li></ul><ul><li>Can you fix google maps for me?? </li></ul><ul><li...
data into Google…not really
the big kids on the block <ul><li>Bidding war for data in 2007 – Nokia, Garmin, Navteq, Tom Tom </li></ul><ul><li>Oct 2009...
latest news <ul><li>Bing silverlight control adds OSM layer </li></ul><ul><li>Mapquest adds OSM tiles in select areas </li...
what this means…my 2 cents <ul><li>Bing and others pay a boat load to Navteq -TomTom for data </li></ul><ul><li>Google alr...
why should we care? <ul><li>we are open data providers and local authority </li></ul><ul><li>partner with community to pro...
why should we care? <ul><li>we are open data providers and local authority </li></ul><ul><li>partner with community to pro...
<ul><li>thanks </li></ul>
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  • Google, bing, others have Lic agreements that are limited depending on use Creative commons moving to Open Database License
  • Address ranges are tedious and time consuming
  • Why pay for what you can get for free
  • Maybe we can get our data into the big players maps
  • keep your eyes and ears open to OSM development look for partners to do the leg work
  • Maybe we can get our data into some of the big online map providers tiles
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    1. 2. Crowdsource the Map!! An Intro to OpenStreetMap <ul><li>Sargent McDonald </li></ul><ul><li>@sargentmcdonald </li></ul>
    2. 3. why ignite on OpenStreetMap <ul><li>oh god, Sargent is going to talk about maps again </li></ul><ul><li>excuse to do research and learn more on OSM </li></ul><ul><li>my public speaking sucks </li></ul>
    3. 4. OSM basics <ul><li>Free wiki world map </li></ul><ul><li>Open License to Data </li></ul><ul><li>Crowdsourced map content </li></ul><ul><li>Map broken into regions and countries </li></ul><ul><li>Popular in under mapped regions </li></ul><ul><li>Europe is full of map geeks </li></ul>
    4. 5. german example
    5. 6. Slide used from :shift2010 - 17apr2010 - OpenStreetMap: a free map for our world
    6. 7. OSM growth
    7. 8. U.S. not ready for primetime <ul><li>address ranges scarce – in US </li></ul><ul><li>routing issues– but tons of opensource tools out there using the service </li></ul><ul><li>however, errors in all online maps and routing </li></ul>
    8. 10. Misled by The Google
    9. 12. if I had a nickel <ul><li>I would have made a quarter </li></ul><ul><li>Can you fix google maps for me?? </li></ul><ul><li>aaaah…no not really. </li></ul>
    10. 13. data into Google…not really
    11. 14. the big kids on the block <ul><li>Bidding war for data in 2007 – Nokia, Garmin, Navteq, Tom Tom </li></ul><ul><li>Oct 2009 Google dropped TeleAtlas </li></ul>
    12. 15. latest news <ul><li>Bing silverlight control adds OSM layer </li></ul><ul><li>Mapquest adds OSM tiles in select areas </li></ul><ul><li>OSM founder Steve Coast joins Microsoft Bing Nov 24 th , 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft donates aerial imagery to OSM to use for on screen editing. </li></ul><ul><li>GIS bloggers and OSM’ers go nuts </li></ul>
    13. 16. what this means…my 2 cents <ul><li>Bing and others pay a boat load to Navteq -TomTom for data </li></ul><ul><li>Google already went rogue...owns their data </li></ul><ul><li>OSM gives access to free data to Bing-others. </li></ul><ul><li>Bing providing data to OSM to improve product and routing </li></ul>
    14. 17. why should we care? <ul><li>we are open data providers and local authority </li></ul><ul><li>partner with community to provide data for OSM </li></ul><ul><li>you may get value/data back </li></ul>
    15. 18. why should we care? <ul><li>we are open data providers and local authority </li></ul><ul><li>partner with community to provide data for OSM </li></ul><ul><li>you may get value/data back </li></ul>
    16. 19. <ul><li>thanks </li></ul>

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