GIS

Building Application

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Studies proved the feasibility for a web-based software solution which meets the requirements of a digital browser-based internal and external data exchange. Following proper procurement procedures a German software company developed a software module for online information and online participation processes. The system was installed in August 2007.

Short description: 
Electronic building application
Partner: 
Landkreis Rotenburg-Wümme
Website: 

Business Registration

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Landkreis Rotenburg-Wümme and its municipalities installed a user-friendly web-enabled software solution aimed at registering new start-up businesses. The objectives were to avoid redundant data and have all business registration data stored on a server in one central database. The data collected by the municipalities is transmitted via internal glass fiber network to that server. Depending on different user rights, every authority involved in the business registration workflow is able to see and use the data. External authorities get access via a secure internet interface.

Short description: 
Business Registration in the Landkreis
Partner: 
Landkreis Rotenburg-W
Website: 

Child Care Services Kuurne

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Obtaining affordable, quality child day care, especially for children under the age of 6, is a major concern for many parents. Child day care needs are met in different ways. Care in a child

Short description: 
Child Day Care Services
Partner: 
Kuurne

Business Database Waregem

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The business mapping application of Waregem allows the city to understand and see all the information relating to all the businesses on its territory, irrespective of where this information comes from: federal, Flemish or from its own data sources. Waregem was the very first municipality in Belgium to obtain a full and up-to-date picture of all its (4,500) companies. Information about all these companies is available electronically, including: the nature of activities, location of activities, number of employees, annual account, export destinations etc.

Short description: 
Business Database Waregem
Partner: 
Waregem

Govmaps.eu

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One of the main aims of the LoG-IN project is to improve the exchange of data between local and higher administrative levels by using technical networks. This serves to optimize the quality of local government administrative services for regional business by way of electronic services, with a resultant increase in competitiveness. The supply and processing of spatial data has a central role to play in the project. The LoG-IN Generic Information Infrastructure is a powerful internet infrastructure shared by 35 local authorities from 3 countries.

Short description: 
35 local authorities, 3 countries, 1 machine, a thousand applications
Partner: 
Belgium, UK, Germany
Website: 

Where I live

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People and businesses need to know not only what services local administrations provide but also where the nearest services are. This is not just about what is geographically nearest as they may exist on the edge of a service delivery or catchment area so the location which serves them may not be nearest in terms of miles.

Short description: 
A service allowing people to find their nearest service on a map online
Partner: 
Norfolk County Council

Events Database

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As a result of a discussion with the Shaping the Future and Norfolk Ambition partnerships, it was clear that a big boost to support the cultural and creative sectors in Norfolk would be a comprehensive events database. These sectors - together with the Tourism sector - make up more than a third of all employment in Norfolk. At present the marketing of their services is fragmented.

Short description: 
A database allowing citizens to see all the events happening in the county on one site
Partner: 
Norfolk County Council
Website: 

events.norfolklive.co.uk

Broadband Availability in Osterholz

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The availability of fast internet access (broadband) has become a decisive factor in the development of a region. Any Internet gap leads to a decline of the region involved since it makes living and working in the area less attractive (white spots). The broadband competence centre of Osterholz has developed an application based on the LoG-IN GII, which enables the county council to detect white spots, mainly based on two components (1, data collection, 2, planning and publishing). The data become geo-positioned and pooled into groups.

Short description: 
Detecting the internet gap with GII applications
Partner: 
Osterholz
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