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AZPLS 2013 - Sharing Authoritative Data in a Crowdsourcing World

AZPLS 2013 - Sharing Authoritative Data in a Crowdsourcing World

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James Fee

April 26, 2013
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  1. Sharing Authoritative Data in a Crowsourcing World James Fee, Spatially

    Adjusted LLC
  2. James Fee • 20 year GIS veteran • Started own

    consulting company in 2013 • Blog at http://spatiallyadjusted.com • Doesn’t own a dedicated GPS unit
  3. It’s Like Wikipedia for Maps

  4. Simply Put

  5. Why OSM?

  6. Rapid Updates!

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  8. Free

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  10. Free as in Freedom

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  12. Truly Global

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  14. More Than Streets

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  16. Community

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  18. Who is Using OSM?

  19. Business

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  21. “the World Bank only supports citizenmapping efforts that give users

    free access to the map data they create.”
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  24. Government

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  26. Awesome-sauce

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  30. Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT)

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  35. So What?

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  37. Paradigm Shift

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  41. What is Authoritative Data?

  42. What is Authoritative Data? • Surveyed data

  43. What is Authoritative Data? • Surveyed data • GPS data

  44. What is Authoritative Data? • Surveyed data • GPS data

    • Data backed by reseller
  45. What is Authoritative Data? • Surveyed data • GPS data

    • Data backed by reseller • Data I collect
  46. What is Authoritative Data? • Surveyed data • GPS data

    • Data backed by reseller • Data I collect • Data reviewed for accuracy
  47. What is Authoritative Data? • Surveyed data • GPS data

    • Data backed by reseller • Data I collect • Data reviewed for accuracy • Data from sources I trust
  48. Authoritative data is data we trust.

  49. Think of it this way...

  50. Think of it this way...

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  52. • Additions are documented

  53. • Additions are documented • Reviewed by peers

  54. • Additions are documented • Reviewed by peers • Edits

    happen quickly
  55. • Additions are documented • Reviewed by peers • Edits

    happen quickly • Transparent process
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  57. • Additions are documented - rarely

  58. • Additions are documented - rarely • Reviewed by peers

    - after the fact
  59. • Additions are documented - rarely • Reviewed by peers

    - after the fact • Edits happen quickly - edits take months
  60. • Additions are documented - rarely • Reviewed by peers

    - after the fact • Edits happen quickly - edits take months • Transparent process - proprietary
  61. Are those datasets authoritative because of marketing?

  62. “You are an expert in what you know”

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  67. Surveyors

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  70. Can Surveyors be an Integral Part of OSM?

  71. Asked this Question in 2009...

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  73. But We Need You • Domain knowledge • Access to

    equipment • Understanding of requirements • Can instruct proper methods of data collection
  74. So how do we get you involved? http://www.meetup.com/PHXGeo/

  75. Next Steps • State of the Map - US (June

    8-9 in SFO)
 http://stateofthemap.us • OSM-Plus (June 10th in SFO)
 http://osmplus.co • WhereCampPHX - (Fall 2013)
 http://wherecampphx.org
  76. Contact James Fee - Founder of Spatially Adjusted email: james.fee@gmail.com

    voice: 480-225-2287 web: spatiallyadjusted.com
 spatiallyadjusted.net twitter: @cageyjames
  77. Printing, gunpowder and the compass: Internet, mobile phones and GPS:

    These three have changed the whole face and state of things throughout the world Francis Bacon