Spring 2010 SAGIC Perspective

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Spring 2010 SAGIC Perspective

  1. 1. State Government Perspective WLIA Spring Regional Meeting June 3, 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>Important land information issues </li></ul><ul><li>Technological, social or political advances </li></ul><ul><li>How do these issues/advances affect state government land information professionals? </li></ul><ul><li>How has WLIP helped state government? </li></ul><ul><li>How can WLIP be enhanced to support state government? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Land Information Issues <ul><li>No Wisconsin strategy for sustainable statewide imagery acquisition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>State agencies contributed to 2010 efforts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What’s next? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Homeland Security Strategic Plan includes objective to address this… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Need to create or update statewide data layers aggregated from local and other sources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parcels, PLSS </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Land Information Issues <ul><li>Uncertainty about “best available” version of some statewide data layers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MCD </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lack of consistent data exchange standards and data sharing policies </li></ul><ul><li>General confusion about roles/responsibilities of groups and individuals to address issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GIO, WIGICC, WLIA, SCO, SAGIC, LION, other </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Land Information Issues <ul><li>Lack of business needs and return-on-investment (ROI) assessments to justify acquisition/creation/maintenance of centralized infrastructure, data repository and services </li></ul><ul><li>Funding issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who should pay to support access to statewide public domain data via centralized data repository and/or services? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need very high level policy to guide a strategy/plan </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Advances <ul><li>Technological Advances </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Google Maps Effect” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Services (e.g., WMS, REST/SOAP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ETL processes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Advances </li></ul><ul><ul><li>State government has always been and will continue to be a participant in geospatial groups and initiatives </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Political Advances </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Government transparency requires easier data access </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Land Info Professionals <ul><li>Increase need for positions and training to develop web services and applications using web APIs </li></ul><ul><li>Budget requires creative thinking about shared repository and services </li></ul><ul><li>Still a lot of silos… </li></ul>
  8. 8. How Has WLIP Helped? <ul><li>Support base funding of LIOs because they create/maintain data needed by state entities </li></ul><ul><li>Funded completion of statewide soil surveys </li></ul><ul><li>State entities (other than DOA) have no direct input regarding WLIP </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t request or receive $ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t participate in DOA/LION/WLIA meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May provide testimony about legislation (e.g., flat fee) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. How Can WLIP Improve? <ul><li>Do counties and DOA really support WLIP doing anything more than maintaining LIOs? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop/enforce data exchange standards? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop/enforce consistent data sharing policies? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fund creation/update of statewide data layers? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fund business need and ROI assessments for statewide initiatives (e.g., create/update statewide data layers, centralize repository/services)? </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. How Can WLIP Improve? <ul><li>Leave WLIP to the LIOs? </li></ul><ul><li>Clarify data sharing policies associated with WLIP-funded activities? </li></ul><ul><li>LION do more with WLIP – WLIA do less? </li></ul><ul><li>WLIA address a broader set of issues? </li></ul><ul><li>Consider other options for addressing statewide initiatives? </li></ul>

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