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Cloud and open source GIS<br />Tim Willoughby, Assistant Director, LGCSB<br />
The Currency of your data<br /><ul><li>Automating Change Management
Information where and when it is required
Flexible digital delivery
Data Accuracy Improvement
Do you trust your Data enough to share it?</li></li></ul><li>5 Business Drivers<br />
Effective Communication<br />Clear Messages<br />Reduce Complexity<br />Don’t have opinions on everything<br />Good and Ba...
Security is changing<br />Security has to be appropriate<br />Security has to be measured <br />Can have things so secure ...
Cloud / Open is forcing ChangeWith or Without the Owners / Shareholders<br />
So far ICT has not fundamentally changed government<br />1990s: lCT expectedto make government more transparent, efficient...
Goverment dont always Understand What the people Want?<br />
What governments often  Deliver<br />
why is crowd sourcing important?<br />Crowd Source – <br />Group Collaboration is more powerful than individual achievemen...
Typical Individual effort<br />many hours, one map<br />2<br />
OpenStreetMap, 2011<br />200,000 contributors, one map<br />3<br />
why is open source important?<br />"Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow." <br />- Eric S. Raymond,              co...
why is open source important?<br />free speech<br />
why is open source important?<br />“Think free as in free speech, not free beer.”<br />- Richard Stallman, founder of the ...
who uses open source?<br />90% of supercomputers<br />60% of internet servers<br />30% of smart phones<br />11<br />
What is Cloud?<br />A pool of highly scalable, abstracted infrastructure, capable of hosting end-customer applications, th...
What has Cloud ever done for GIS?<br />20<br />Apart from Scale, Enterprise Mapping, Open Data, Standards, Google, API’s, ...
What do you need for GIS<br />Hardware<br />Software<br />Data<br />People<br />Training<br />Processes<br />13<br />
Or.. Another way<br />22<br />
Network<br />Computers<br />Servers<br />Cloud<br />23<br />Hardware<br />
GIS Software<br />Data Software<br />OS Software<br />Network Software<br />Open Source<br />24<br />Hardware<br />Softwar...
Evolving<br />25<br />Hardware<br />Processes<br />Standards<br />Specifications<br />Guidelines<br />People  / Training<b...
We have lots<br />GIS – About the Data..<br />Tools are important, standards more so<br />Evolving<br />26<br />Hardware<b...
Why do Government use GIS<br />Massive demand for timely, relevant information — “picture says a 1000 words” <br />Support...
The Data Underworld <br /><ul><li> Massive network of services: water, sewage, drains …
 Need to know asset location for planning and maintenance
 Many databases, varying accuracy and provenance
 Context
Ongoing street openings p.a.
 Safety!</li></li></ul><li>Its all about where..<br />
GIS  Geographic Information System<br />We have come a long way<br />
Or Wizards<br />GIS is now <br />Mainstream<br />
Still need Common Sense<br />
Where we want to be?<br />
Local Government and Open Source<br />
The World is changing<br />
open source / open data / cloudthe fix your street model<br />
mobile apps – the new frontier of local government<br />
Open Source – Pavement  - Road Opening Management<br />39<br />
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Presentation to the 7th Irlogi Conference on The Opportunities of Open Source with GIS.

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  1. 1. Cloud and open source GIS<br />Tim Willoughby, Assistant Director, LGCSB<br />
  2. 2. The Currency of your data<br /><ul><li>Automating Change Management
  3. 3. Information where and when it is required
  4. 4. Flexible digital delivery
  5. 5. Data Accuracy Improvement
  6. 6. Do you trust your Data enough to share it?</li></li></ul><li>5 Business Drivers<br />
  7. 7. Effective Communication<br />Clear Messages<br />Reduce Complexity<br />Don’t have opinions on everything<br />Good and Bad News<br />
  8. 8.
  9. 9. Security is changing<br />Security has to be appropriate<br />Security has to be measured <br />Can have things so secure that they are unusable.<br />
  10. 10. Cloud / Open is forcing ChangeWith or Without the Owners / Shareholders<br />
  11. 11.
  12. 12. So far ICT has not fundamentally changed government<br />1990s: lCT expectedto make government more transparent, efficient and user oriented <br />2005+: disillusion as bureaucracy still in existence<br />Can Cloud Help?<br />Jane E. Fountain – Gov 1.0 – Just Replicating the Silos on the Internet<br />
  13. 13. Goverment dont always Understand What the people Want?<br />
  14. 14. What governments often Deliver<br />
  15. 15. why is crowd sourcing important?<br />Crowd Source – <br />Group Collaboration is more powerful than individual achievement<br />1<br />
  16. 16. Typical Individual effort<br />many hours, one map<br />2<br />
  17. 17. OpenStreetMap, 2011<br />200,000 contributors, one map<br />3<br />
  18. 18. why is open source important?<br />"Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow." <br />- Eric S. Raymond, co-founder of the Open Source Initiative <br />7<br />
  19. 19. why is open source important?<br />free speech<br />
  20. 20. why is open source important?<br />“Think free as in free speech, not free beer.”<br />- Richard Stallman, founder of the Free Software Foundation<br />10<br />
  21. 21. who uses open source?<br />90% of supercomputers<br />60% of internet servers<br />30% of smart phones<br />11<br />
  22. 22. What is Cloud?<br />A pool of highly scalable, abstracted infrastructure, capable of hosting end-customer applications, that is billed by consumption.<br />
  23. 23. What has Cloud ever done for GIS?<br />20<br />Apart from Scale, Enterprise Mapping, Open Data, Standards, Google, API’s, <br />Open Street Maps, Map Servers, <br />GIS - More than just Location, Spatial Analysis and wider adoption now possible<br />
  24. 24. What do you need for GIS<br />Hardware<br />Software<br />Data<br />People<br />Training<br />Processes<br />13<br />
  25. 25. Or.. Another way<br />22<br />
  26. 26. Network<br />Computers<br />Servers<br />Cloud<br />23<br />Hardware<br />
  27. 27. GIS Software<br />Data Software<br />OS Software<br />Network Software<br />Open Source<br />24<br />Hardware<br />Software<br />
  28. 28. Evolving<br />25<br />Hardware<br />Processes<br />Standards<br />Specifications<br />Guidelines<br />People / Training<br />
  29. 29. We have lots<br />GIS – About the Data..<br />Tools are important, standards more so<br />Evolving<br />26<br />Hardware<br />Data<br />
  30. 30. Why do Government use GIS<br />Massive demand for timely, relevant information — “picture says a 1000 words” <br />Support decision making <br />Provide users with all the information required to make an informed decision.<br />Ability to integrate vast amounts of data within one View (Mashup)<br />Exploit visualisation techniques to present information according to user preference (Raster, vector, 3D, tabular etc) <br />Visualise /identify patterns/trends etc <br />Personalisation<br />Mobile<br />27<br />
  31. 31. The Data Underworld <br /><ul><li> Massive network of services: water, sewage, drains …
  32. 32. Need to know asset location for planning and maintenance
  33. 33. Many databases, varying accuracy and provenance
  34. 34. Context
  35. 35. Ongoing street openings p.a.
  36. 36. Safety!</li></li></ul><li>Its all about where..<br />
  37. 37. GIS Geographic Information System<br />We have come a long way<br />
  38. 38. Or Wizards<br />GIS is now <br />Mainstream<br />
  39. 39. Still need Common Sense<br />
  40. 40. Where we want to be?<br />
  41. 41. Local Government and Open Source<br />
  42. 42. The World is changing<br />
  43. 43.
  44. 44. open source / open data / cloudthe fix your street model<br />
  45. 45. mobile apps – the new frontier of local government<br />
  46. 46. Open Source – Pavement - Road Opening Management<br />39<br />
  47. 47. from: physical, the (qr code), online source, & augmented reality<br />
  48. 48. Social and Multi MediaResponding through innovation<br />
  49. 49. Open Data<br />AddressingPrime 2, Opportunities for change, GeoDirectory, PRA <br />Security Surveillance, Privacy, Confidentiality, <br />Standards Protocol for Use, Governance, Adoption, Developments, <br />Enterprise Apps, Commercialisation, Economic Benefits, Education, Jobs Initiatives, <br />Citizenship What does the citizen want from Open Data? <br />42<br />
  50. 50. Open Data?<br />43<br />
  51. 51. Final Innovation<br />The Minister always has 5 Aces<br />The Problem with a Bridge is...<br />
  52. 52. Why Bother?<br />45<br />
  53. 53. Are we There yet?<br />No - Many issues to be sorted out<br />Data<br />Data Protection, Data Retention, Data Availability, Data Retrieval, Continuity, Backup,<br />Continuity, Controllers v’s Processors<br />Security<br />Access Control, Where is my data, who has access to it, virtually, actually, physically<br />SLA<br />Standard for whole world, Specific for Government or you..<br />Legality<br />Data Protection, Consumer Law, Liability for Breach, Contract Terms – Standardised..<br />Closed / Open Source<br />Risk<br />Cloud not specifically Regulated for – doesn't mean its not regulated<br />Exit<br />Provide for Exit in Contact – Interoperability of Cloud...Which Cloud<br />46<br />

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