GIS/Mapping Software

Andrew Bennett made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council,

Can you please disclose information regarding the council’s use of GIS/Map software? This includes any software the council uses that allows for the distribution and/or use of GI/Map data over an intranet or the internet for use and consumption by staff and/or the public.
Specifically, can you disclose:

1. The name & provider of any GIS/Map software
2. The number & types of license held for each individual GIS or Map software
3. The price of the licenses held
4. The renewal date or contract length of the licenses held

For Example:
Software: ArcGIS - ESRI, Number of Licenses: 15, Price: £xxxx.xx, Renewal Date: 01.01.2019
Software: Map Info – Pitney Bowes, Number of Licenses: 12, Price: £xxxx.xx, Renewal Date: 01.01.2019

Can you also please disclose the number of any specific GIS staff within the council and their job titles?

For example:
Total Number of GIS Staff: 4 GIS staff
Job Titles: 1 x GIS Manager, 3 x GIS Officers

Yours faithfully,

Andrew Bennett

CSG InformationRights^, Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear me Bennett

I refer to the request, which you have made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for records held by this service.

Acknowledgement

Your request was received by this department on 16 February 2018.
A final decision on your request would normally be sent to you within 20 working days of receipt of your request. This means that you can expect to receive your decision by 16 March 2018.

There are some limited situations under the Freedom of Information Act, which could mean that the period for a final decision may be longer than the normal 20 working days. If this occurs in your request, we will promptly advise you in writing.

Should our final decision not reach you on time, please feel free to call the contact officer named above to discuss any problems that may have arisen.

Yours sincerely
Information Rights Officer

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David Shimmin, Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Mr Bennett

Subject: Freedom of Information - Chief Executive Office - Corporate
Policy Development

I refer to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and to your email to this
service dated 16/02/2018.

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, we are able to grant
access to the records requested and accordingly they are as follows:

1. The name & provider of any GIS/Map software
2. The number & types of license held for each individual GIS or Map
software
3. The price of the licenses held
4. The renewal date or contract length of the licenses held

Software: ArcGIS - ESRI, Number of Licenses: 23, Price: £22,543, Renewal
Date: 27.04.2018

The number of any specific GIS staff within the council and their job
titles

Total Number of GIS Staff: 2 GIS staff
Job Titles: 1 x Senior Corporate Officer (GIS & Gazetteer), 1 x Corporate
GIS Officer

Please note:
The information provided in response to your request is copyright
Gateshead Council unless otherwise endorsed. Granting access to this
information under the Freedom of Information Act does not permit you to
re-use the information provided for commercial purposes, for photocopying
or reproduction in any form. If you wish to re-use the information you
need to apply for a Licence. You can do this by writing to Tanya
Rossington, Information Rights Officer, Corporate Services and Governance,
1st Floor, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH. You may be
required to pay a fee or comply with conditions for permitted re-use.

Should you have any queries regarding the contents of this letter, please
contact me on 0191 433 2811.

Yours faithfully

David Shimmin | Research and Intelligence Team Leader

t: 0191 433 2811 | [1]www.gateshead.gov.uk

 

Gateshead Council | Policy, Performance & Communications | Office of the
Chief Executive

Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH

 

 

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