Managing Metadata for Geographic Information Supervisor:  Dr. S. Geertman Professor:  Prof. Dr. Ir A. Bregt Paul Brous
<ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Methodology </li></ul><ul><li>Results & Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusions an...
Introduction : “information describing spatial data sets and spatial data services  and making it possible to discover, in...
80% of the spatial datasets had no metadata,  18% of the spatial datasets had CEN metadata 2% of the spatial datasets had ...
Introduction Central Research Question: What are the reasons why Dutch organisations fail to document their spatial data w...
Introduction The four dimensions of  a GIS (adapted from Traub, 1998)
Introduction Data quality Adapted from Strong et al. (1997)
Introduction
Methodology Methodology
Methodology Phase 1 <ul><li>Information analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interviews </li></ul></ul>A select sample of Dutch ...
Results Results
Results Humanware Sub-categories of issues relating to Humanware
Results Dataware Sub-categories of metadata production issues relating to Dataware
Results Technoware Sub-categories of metadata production issues relating to Technoware
Results Orgware Sub-categories of the metadata production issues relating to Orgware
Results Metadata production issues in organisations Relationship map to show the effects of each GIS dimension on the dime...
Conclusions and recommendations Conclusions and Recommendations
Conclusions and recommendations A mindmap to demonstrate the relationships between the metadata production issues and the ...
Conclusions and Recommendations <ul><li>What are the reasons why Dutch organisations fail to    document their spatial dat...
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Metadata Management In Organisations Final

  1. 1. Managing Metadata for Geographic Information Supervisor: Dr. S. Geertman Professor: Prof. Dr. Ir A. Bregt Paul Brous
  2. 2. <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Methodology </li></ul><ul><li>Results & Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusions and recommendations </li></ul>Contents
  3. 3. Introduction : “information describing spatial data sets and spatial data services and making it possible to discover, inventory and use them.” Metadata is : The European Commission (2007) EN ISO 19115:2005, Geographic information - Metadata1 ISO/TS 19139:2007 defines Geographic MetaData XML (gmd) encoding, an XML Schema Metadata?
  4. 4. 80% of the spatial datasets had no metadata, 18% of the spatial datasets had CEN metadata 2% of the spatial datasets had (some) CEN metadata 135 man years are required to produce metadata for the current spatial data sets (807.000 files x 0,25 uur/1500 uur. Rijkswaterstaat South Holland Van der Wal en Schram (2008)
  5. 5. Introduction Central Research Question: What are the reasons why Dutch organisations fail to document their spatial data with appropriate metadata?
  6. 6. Introduction The four dimensions of a GIS (adapted from Traub, 1998)
  7. 7. Introduction Data quality Adapted from Strong et al. (1997)
  8. 8. Introduction
  9. 9. Methodology Methodology
  10. 10. Methodology Phase 1 <ul><li>Information analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interviews </li></ul></ul>A select sample of Dutch GI organisations based on their use of geographic information Phase 2 <ul><li>Online questionnaire </li></ul>
  11. 11. Results Results
  12. 12. Results Humanware Sub-categories of issues relating to Humanware
  13. 13. Results Dataware Sub-categories of metadata production issues relating to Dataware
  14. 14. Results Technoware Sub-categories of metadata production issues relating to Technoware
  15. 15. Results Orgware Sub-categories of the metadata production issues relating to Orgware
  16. 16. Results Metadata production issues in organisations Relationship map to show the effects of each GIS dimension on the dimensions of metadata quality
  17. 17. Conclusions and recommendations Conclusions and Recommendations
  18. 18. Conclusions and recommendations A mindmap to demonstrate the relationships between the metadata production issues and the organisation
  19. 19. Conclusions and Recommendations <ul><li>What are the reasons why Dutch organisations fail to document their spatial data with appropriate metadata? </li></ul>Conclusions Recommendations <ul><li>Issues relating to metadata production do occur in Dutch organisations. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Humanware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technoware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dataware </li></ul></ul><ul><li> The production of appropriate metadata for spatial data is a difficult, complicated process which requires a great deal of planning and expertise. </li></ul><ul><li>Organisations should be as clear as possible with regards to the choices made . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Orgware </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Organisations should be aware of their production processes. </li></ul><ul><li>Organisations should be aware of the quality of their metadata. </li></ul><ul><li>Organisations should be aware of the needs of their personnel. </li></ul><ul><li> These issues impact the quality of the metadata being produced. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Thank you!

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