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thinkWhere Creates Map Portal for Open European Geographic Data Services

Stirling, Scotland, 31 January 2019 – thinkWhere is developing an online mapping portal to improve access to official European geo spatial open data. Working with EuroGeographics, as part of the Open European Location Services (Open ELS)project, thinkWhere will create, maintain and support a user interface giving registered users access to open data from public authorities. […]

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Gatwick Airport Plans for the Future Using Bluesky Aerial Photography

Leicestershire, 25 March 2019 – Gatwick Airport, the busiest single-runway airport in the world, is using aerial photography from Bluesky to plan long term development and growth. The high resolution, map accurate imagery will feature highly in the Airport’s soon to be published Master Plan. The Plan, which explores options including the increased capacity for […]

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Maxoptra Launches New iOS Driver App for Real-Time Delivery Control

London, 14 March 2019 – Maxoptra has announced a new smart phone app for delivery drivers -that now runs on both iOS and Android devices – providing real time job notification, tracking, live reporting and proof of delivery (POD) capture.Connected to Maxoptra’s delivery management and customer service software, the Maxoptra Driver App is designed for operators […]

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Bluesky 3DTerrain Models Used to Upgrade Ambiental Risk Analytics’ Nationwide Flood Risk Map

Leicestershire, 13 March 2019 – 3D models derived from high resolution aerial photography are underpinning the most up-to-date flood risk map of the UK. Working alongside Ambiental Risk Analytics (ARA), aerial mapping company Bluesky has supplied photogrammetrically derived Digital Terrain Models (DTM) for the whole of England, Scotland and Wales. Combined with river flow and […]

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Bluesky and Getmapping Launch Online Aerial Mapping Service for Public Sector

Leicestershire, 07 March 2019 – As part of the Aerial Photography for Great Britain (APGB)contract with the Geospatial Commission Bluesky and Getmapping are providing free at the point of use Web Mapping Services (WMS) for qualifying local government organisations. This allows APGB members, such as local authorities and national parks, to access and use high-resolution […]

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BigChange accelerates scale up plans with two acquisitions

Leeds, UK, 21 January 2019 – BigChange, the mobile workforce technology company, today announced that it has gained valuable new software and consulting capabilities,as well as over 100 new customers, with the acquisition of two UK-based businesses. BigChange has acquired Labyrinth Logistics Consulting, an award-winning supply chain and logistics consultancy based in Royal Leamington Spa. […]

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BigChange technology drives Acumen Service Improvements

Leeds, 23 January 2019 – Acumen, the provider of industrial site services and waste management solutions, has deployed the latest mobile workforce technology to streamline and expand its business. The system combines CRM, Job Scheduling and Mobile Apps used by back-office personnel, drivers and field operatives connected in real-time to cloud-based operational management software; all […]

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BigChange Drives Local Government Transformation with the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE)

Leeds, 30 January 2019 – BigChange, Leeds-based mobile workforce technology company, has become an Approved Partner of the Association for Public Service Excellence(APSE).  APSE is a network of local government representatives formed to promote excellence in the delivery of front line services to local communities around the UK; a key area for BigChange. The BigChange […]

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