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Discover how OS data is driving more efficient decisions in organisations like yours.

Improved efficiency with new land information system in Anguilla

OS provided support in the assessment and design of an improved Land Information System for the Department of Lands and Surveys for the Caribbean island of Anguilla.

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Faster insight – accessing local data on a national scale

How location is joining up valuable information across Scotland to provide better analysis

OS supporting Norway's Mapping Authority

Ordnance Survey provided expertise to help Kartverket integrate its land and sea divisions and increase uptake of mapping data.

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Creating a 3D data model for the Kingdom of Bahrain

Ordnance Survey (OS) created the first 3D-enabled national spatial data model for the Kingdom of Bahrain with the Survey and Land Registration Bureau (SLRB) mapping authority.

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OS developing a 3D data model in Singapore

GovTech asked Ordnance Survey for expert advice about creating data specifications and a product flowline to generate data.

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BT connected to UK mapping data

British Telecom (BT) combined data from Ordnance Survey and Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland in one seamless service to create a dataset for the UK.

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Aviva harnesses the power of geospatial intelligence

Aviva UK Insurance has made its assessment process more efficient and accurate – with the continued help of OS data.

OS helps Bahrain understand open standards within spatial data models

Ordnance Survey (OS) delivered specialist training to SLRB Bahrain on key international open standards for their new spatial data model.

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Ordnance Survey helping Dubai become the world's smartest city

Ordnance Survey helped develop a strategy to create smart solutions using geospatial information and technologies.

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Empowering Guyana’s national mapping agency

Creation of an action plan for reinstating Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS) network and support for the implementation and capability building needed to enable the sustainable management of Guyana’s national geodetic position network

Assessing geospatial maturity in Dubai: The happiest city on Earth

Ordnance Survey undertook a Geospatial Maturity Assessment to identify the next steps that Dubai Municipality needed to take to support the government’s pursuit of citizen happiness.

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Running a safe and secure major national event – with geospatial information

Ordnance Survey (OS) provided geospatial information and intelligence to meet the needs of the 2012 Olympics.

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Defining a geospatial IT Strategy for Kosovo Cadastral Agency

Ordnance Survey developed a five year IT strategy for the Republic of Kosovo, including a new enterprise architecture and NSDI data model.

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Improving integration between BIM and GIS

A transformation engine for IFC-BIM models into semantically enriched 3D CityGML building models, both exterior and interior.

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Ordnance Survey develops mapping policy with Oman's Survey Authority

Working with Oman's National Survey Authority (NSA) to identify where policy, process and standards can support future trends and technology.

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Presenting complex ONS information

Mapping website makes traffic data more accessible thanks to Ordnance Survey.

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Improving map generalisation ready for the 2016 Brazilian Olympics

The Brazilian Army used improved map generalisation to prepare for the 2016 Olympics.

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Ordnance Survey modernising Rwanda's mapping operations

Rwanda Natural Resources Authority (RNRA) has a national-level responsibility to provide geospatial information including topographic, thematic and geological maps.

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OS assessing geospatial maturity in Oman

Ordnance Survey worked with NSA in Oman to identify areas where policy, process and standards could be developed or created.

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Supporting public service with geospatial data in Tanzania and Zanzibar

Collaborating with the World Bank, Ordnance Survey (OS) provided practical geospatial training and an assessment of spatial data infrastructure policy in mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar.

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