OCIO Geospatial Program

My role within the Geospatial Program Office is to evaluate and consolidate Washington State’s three main geoportals into one. Multiple authoritative portals are expensive, inefficient, and confusing for new users. Transitioning requires indexing geospatial and non-geospatial data from disparate portals, tracking departmental provenance, and constructing a sustainable portal that can be easily utilized by stakeholders with varying abilities. To that end, I am reviewing literature on current geoportal best practices and drafting a eight-week plan for completion. The new, singular geoportal should be up and running by the end of the summer.

Project Details

Date: Jun 1, 2017

Author: M. Wynn Tranfield

Categories: project

Tagged: open data, technology, geospatial

Client: Washington State Office of the Chief Information Officer

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