GIS/Mapping Software

Andrew Bennett made this Freedom of Information request to Wakefield City Council

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Dear Wakefield City 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

freedomofinformation, Wakefield City Council

Dear Mr Bennett,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION 

 

Thank you for your email requesting information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 which we received on 20/02/2018.  It is our intention
to have the response delivered to you by 20/03/2018.

 

I would like to inform you that all requests submitted under the Freedom
of Information Act 2000 might be subject to exemption(s), which the
Authority is entitled to apply to refuse the request.

 

Any future correspondence you may have in relation to this matter should
be marked Private & Confidential and sent to the Senior Information
Governance Officer, Information Management Team, County Hall, Wakefield
WF1 2QW or e-mailed to [1][Wakefield City Council request email].

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Governance Officer

Corporate Information Governance Team,

City Solicitor’s Office.

Wakefield MDC, County Hall, Wakefield WF1 2QW

Email: [2][Wakefield City Council request email]

Tel: 01924 306112

 

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freedomofinformation, Wakefield City Council

Dear Mr Bennett,
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Request for Information
 
I am writing in respect of your recent enquiry for information held by the
Authority under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act.
 
Please find the response to your request below.
 
1.       The name & provider of any GIS/Map software –
 
Pitney Bowes – Spectrum Spatial Analyst (Internet / Intranet mapping).
Pitney Bowes Mapinfo Desktop (Desktop Mapping).
 
2.      The number & types of license held for each individual GIS or Map
software
 
Spatial Analyst is a Corporate Licence
Mapinfo – we have a 125 seat Volume User Licence i.e. can install Mapinfo
on 125 PCs / Laptops.
 
3.       The price of the licenses held
 
Mapinfo is renewed annually at approximately £24250 (£194 per licence).
Spatial Analyst - £36000 3 year total cost.
 
4.            The renewal date or contract length of the licenses held
 
Annual Renewal date for Mapinfo Desktop is 1st October.
There is an existing 3 year contract with an option for a further 2 years
on Spatial analyst.
 
Wakefield Council has no specific GIS staff.
 
Please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any further queries
regarding this matter.
 
Yours sincerely
 
Senior Information Governance Officer
Information Governance Team
City Solicitor’s Office
Wakefield MDC
Tel: 01924 306112
E-mail: [Wakefield City Council request email]
 

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