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Location Centre : online data and metadata services.

Main Author: ThinkWhere
Description: thinkWhere is one of the leading independent Geographic Information System (GIS) consultancies in the UK. Based in the historic city of Stirling, Scotland, we're specialists in the use of geographic information, digital mapping and the technologies which use them. We offer our customers a suite of GIS Products and Services: Web and Desktop GIS ; GIS Consultancy ; GIS Data Management ; GIS Training ; GIS Support ; Managed GIS Services. Our team of GIS consultants offer the range of business, technical and data management skills required for implementing successful GIS projects. We specialise in the use of Open Source GIS technologies and use globally leading technologies such as QGIS, PostgreSQL/PostGIS, GeoServer and Openlayers. Our online GIS platform, Location Centre, is built using these components and provides our customers with easy access to web GIS, web mapping and web services. We are a data driven company and work extensively with Ordnance Survey digital map products and publicly available geographic datasets from national government agencies, local authorities and a range of commercial suppliers. We provide INSPIRE compliant view, download and metadata services using our Location Centre platform. Our other core specialisms are spatial strategy, project management, system design and build, application development, spatial analysis, system integration, training and support. With an extensive project portfolio, thinkWhere has a proven track record of delivering solutions at local, regional and national levels in the UK public and commercial sectors. We’re able to deliver projects of any scale, size or complexity.
Keywords: GIS, Consultancy, Technical Development, Data Management, Training, Support, Managed GIS Services, hosted, INSPIRE, metadata, PostGIS, PostgreSQL, QGIS, GeoServer, OpenLayers, Location Centre
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Added on: 24/04/2014
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