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The cloud roadmap for
GIS Ireland 2012
Doyle, Roscommon County Council
Chris Tagg, 1Spatial
GIS application used by Local Authorities to manage
road related data such as the road itself, road
condition data, road maintenance data, accident data,
bridge data, and traffic data.
Runs on top of MapInfo.
Functionality available through a number of modules.
To be used for the planning, creation, estimation of
Developed, Implemented, Supported by LGMA
Road Network Module
Main module used to manage and maintain the
Road Schedule. (Roads taken in charge by the
Roads are represented as road segments, with
nodes identifying start and end points.
Attribution stored against road segments and
Recognition of need to improve accuracy of Road
Various issues identified including:
Accuracy issues (Originally digitised from OSi 6” map
Connectivity issues (Road to Road / Road to node)
Support evidence based grant submissions.
Upgrade to MapRoad 2.3.
Online Validation Service
Kickbacks, spikes, dup points
Quantitative benefit analysis
Automated workflow reduced number of non
conformances from 12, 312 to only 161
Service gives a picture of data prior to any processing
Can be used to identify internal process issues and define
Identification of all issues and errors
Identification of errors that couldn’t be identified manually
Time and resource savings
large scale vectors
for other purposes e.g. INSPIRE
integration with OSi PRIME2
Rules can be added or modified within a relatively short
The cloud approach
No implementation costs (hardware / software
Subscription cost model