Posts By: Luukas Raatikainen

Standards Are the Way to #MakeItWorkTogether – INSPIRE2018

Have you ever attended a conference that takes place in a Zoo? Geospatial professionals are gathering again together next month, as the most important conference related to INSPIRE is happening in Antwerp Belgium. And yes, the arena for the conference is technically in a Zoo, as Flanders Convention Center is partly located in the historical… Read more »

World Cup of Open Data: The Challenges Countries Face Outside The Field

After FIFA World Cup and inspired by an article published by Estadão newspaper in Brazil, and re-published by Labgis (Geotechnology Center of the State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), we decided to use the same conceptual idea and adapt make this article about the “World Cup of Open Data” and share it with the… Read more »

How to Utilize Spatineo Service Map to Your Advantage

Did you know that we provide a free tool for anyone to use, to see spatial web service availability all around Europe? That tool is called Spatineo Service Map. Service Map is an optimized tool for checking your country’s service availability in mere seconds. Being easy-to-use and free are also some benefits Spatineo Service Map… Read more »

Spatial Data Infrastructures and Consulting – Cases where consulting has driven success

Spatial Data Infrastructures and services - consulting Spatineo

As most of our readers already know: Spatineo is the European quality assurance expert for spatial web services. We provide tools and solutions to organisations to enhance their spatial data infrastructures and services. Apart from our set of tools, we also give counseling, in the form of assisting our customers to make full use of… Read more »

Our story at the World Bank Land & Poverty Conference 2018

There were a number of very high quality papers and interesting projects being presented during the WBLP Conference. Most of them were about issues related to land administration and how to make it more effective. But one topic in particular dragged our attention. Impact of geospatial systems We were invited to participate in the Experts… Read more »

Spatineo at Inspirujme se Conference

Spatineo participated as a sponsor at the Inspirujme se Conference in Pruhonice, Czech Republic 27-28 of February. It was the 10th edition of this “INSPIRE derived” event, very well organized by CENIA, the Czech Environmental Information Agency and the Ministry of the Environment of the Slovak Republic. The conference focus this year was on cities… Read more »

Landkreis Nienburg/Weser started using Spatineo Monitor

Delighting news! Landkreis Nienburg/Weser has chosen Spatineo’s monitoring service to support their ongoing mission to reach new success! Landkreis Nienburg/Weser has outstanding spatial web services and we are glad to assist them in reaching new heights! Landkreis Nienburg/Weser is a German district, located in Lower Saxony. They have a Geoportal, which has a lot of… Read more »

Nurmijärvi Municipality started using Spatineo Monitor to assure the quality of their spatial web services

New organisation that started using Spatineo Monitor in the beginning of 2018 is the Nurmijärvi Municipality from Finland. Nurmijärvi Municipality’s central spatial data sets, such as city plan, guide map, aerial photographs and topographic maps are available through WMS and WFS services both for the city’s own administrative use and for external customers. Therefore, monitoring… Read more »

Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities (Kuntaliitto) invested in Spatineo Monitor

Kuntaliitto is the advocate for all Finnish municipalities, the Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities promotes local self-government and the modernisation of municipal services. They host Kuntatietopalvelu (KTP) which is a search service for spatial information such as city plans, buildings and addresses  produced in the technical and environmental processes of municipalities. This enables… Read more »

What are the costs of Monitoring Spatial Web Services?

Every geospatially enabled organisation must have some sort of monitoring and analytics, in order to both measure how they are doing and know how services are being used. One of the largest obstacles in the way of starting these measurements for many organisations are the costs of the implementation. But are the costs actually that… Read more »