Dear St Helens 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

Contact Centre, St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council

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------------------------ Original Email -------------- Received On:
20/02/2018 09:43:12 GMT
Subject:Freedom of Information request - GIS/Mapping Software

Dear St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council, Can you please disclose
information regarding the councilb .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:
B#xxxx.xx, Renewal Date: 01.01.2019 Software: Map Info b . Pitney Bowes,
Number of Licenses: 12, Price: B#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
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