GIS/Mapping Software

Andrew Bennett made this Freedom of Information request to Stockton on Tees Council

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Dear Stockton on Tees 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

Stockton on Tees Council

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Dear Andrew Bennett

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 / Environmental Information Regulations
2004 – Ref: 1893/1718

 

Thank you for your correspondence received on 22 February 2018

 

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or the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (whichever is most
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Yours sincerely,

 

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Municipal Buildings, Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LD

(01642) 527455

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Dear Andrew

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Ref: 1893/1718

 

Thank you for your correspondence received on 22 February 2018. In
response to your request I can now provide the following information. 

 

Q1. The name & provider of any GIS/Map software

A1. ESRI ArcGIS, MapInfo Professional, QGIS, iShare in the Clound

 

Q2. The number & types of license held for each individual GIS or Map
software

A2. ESRI ArcGIS – 53 standalone licences, MapInfo Professional – 1
standalone licence, QGIS – open source, iShare – enterprise site licence

 

Q3. The price of the licenses held

A3. ESRI and Mapinfo licences acquired as part of other projects and are
no longer supported or maintained.  QGIS is open source so without a
licence fee, iShare £19,000pa

 

Q4. The renewal date or contract length of the licenses held

A4. Only iShare is subject to contract running from September 2017 to
August 2022

 

Q5. Can you also please disclose the number of any specific GIS staff
within the council and their job titles?

A5. 3 x Officer (Planning and Performance – GIS), 1 x Manager (Planning
and Performance – GIS),

 

If you have any queries or concerns please contact me in the first
instance.

 

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The ICO does not make a charge for an appeal.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Information Governance Team

 

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Municipal Buildings, Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LD

(01642) 527455

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