Posts By: Luukas Raatikainen

The economic benefits of geodata in digital urban planning and building process

The economic benefits of geodata in digital urban planning and building process featured

Spatineo Inc. and its partner GIS-kvalitet i Norden supported Lantmäteriet, the National Land Survey of Sweden, in answering an essential and important question “What is the economic benefit of national harmonization and standardization of geodata and the national platform for access of geodata?”. The companies made together a project to Lantmäteriet  in which they assessed… Read more »

Inspire event in Helsinki this autumn – Data Challenge coming up!

Inspiring news*! The Inspire Helsinki 2019 will be happening this autumn and Spatineo is part the organizing party. The event revolves around “Sea of European spatial data” and how to improve both decision making and our daily lives by using data. *That joke never gets old, does it? European Spatial Data At Inspire Helsinki 2019… Read more »

National Centre of Geographic Information (CNIG) of Spain to start monitoring with Spatineo

CNIG Spatial Web Services Monitoring

CNIG Spain is the organization in Spain to coordinate at national level the offerings of open geospatial data and web services. They host tens of different services on their own, with hundreds of data layers which supply the public with up-to-date information varying from land use to seismic and volcanic data produced by IGN Spain…. Read more »

Who are we? – Part XVII: Mikko Solismaa

1.) Name, title, what you will be doing at Spatineo? My name is Mikko Solismaa and I work as a senior GIS consultant in Spatineo. 2.) What do you do at Spatineo in practice? Tell us about your typical work day! Typical day is difficult to define, because I’ve been with the company less than… Read more »

What is the economic value of spatially enabled services?

“Only about 22% of the annual potential economic benefits from the use of spatial data has been realised in Finland. The annual economic benefits are about EUR 13 billion but only about EUR 3 billion of the potential has so far been realised. The estimated value of the economic benefits of the national Geospatial Platform… Read more »

CEO greetings of 2018 and Kickoff for 2019

Think it was just a couple of months ago when we wrote the “Year of Accomplishments and Success” blogpost about 2017, and now we’re already on the verge of 2019! How has our year 2018 been and why it was so great for us? And what are our expectations for 2019? CEO Greetings “Merry Christmas… Read more »

Who are we? – Part XVI: Riitta Vaniala

1.) Name, title, what you will be doing at Spatineo? Hi there! I am Riitta Vaniala working in Spatineo as a senior consultant, started in December 2018. 2.) What do you do at Spatineo in practice? Tell us about your typical work day! So far my days have been full of learning new interesting things,… Read more »

Raisio starts using Spatineo Monitor for their Spatial Web Services

The Finnish Geospatial Landscape keeps getting brighter day by day, as more and more organisations are recognizing the need for monitoring and assuring the quality of services. City of Raisio is the latest addition to this list of success seeking organisations! Raisio publishes in their WFS and WMS services essential spatial data sets such as… Read more »

Crop Monitoring with Artificial Intelligence – How does it work with Sentinel-2 Satellite Imagery?

Joona Laine from Spatineo chose this as subject of his master’s thesis (Crop identification with Sentinel-2 satellite imagery in Finland). What kind of problems he solved and what were the steps to ensure that the results were high quality? How does crop identification work with neural network and what are cloud pixels? The need for… Read more »

Who are we? – Part XV: Sanna Hautala

1.) Name, title, how long have you worked at Spatineo? My name is Sanna Hautala and I just started working at Spatineo as a Junior GIS Consultant. My background is more in the field of chemistry (Master of Science at Helsinki University) but the last few years I have solely been working with GIS related… Read more »