Dear Bolton 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

Freedom Of Info, Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Andrew Bennett

I acknowledge with thanks your request for information held by Bolton
Council received at this office on 16 February 2018.

This request will be considered under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
and may take up to 20 working days to be processed (although we will
endeavour to provide the information as quickly as possible).

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The Information Governance Team

                                                     

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Freedom Of Info, Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Andrew Bennett
 
Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
        
In response to your request for information received at this office on 16
February 2018, please see the Council’s response below.
 
You requested
 
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 staffJob Titles:1 x GIS Manager, 3 x GIS
Officers
 
Our response
 
Software: MapInfo - Pitney Bowes, Number of Licences 41 Price £222;
Renewal Date: 1/11/18
Software: Parkmap 6.2 – Parkmap, Number of Licences 10 user license, Price
£3,742
We have no specific GIS staff within the Council.
 
Should you have any queries, please contact [1][email address]
 
Yours sincerely
 
 
 
Information Governance Officer
Information Governance Team
[2]www.bolton.gov.uk
 
 
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