Policy Maker

Preparation Adoption Implementation Application
1. Connect location information and digital government strategies in all legal and policy instruments X X X
2. Make location information policy integral to, and aligned with, wider data policy at all levels of government X X X
3. Comply with data protection principles as defined by European and national law when processing location data X X X
4. Make effective use of location-based analysis for evidence based policy making X X X
5. Use a standards based approach in the procurement of location data and related services in line with broader ICT standards based procurement X
6. Identify where digital government services and processes can be modernised and simplified through the application of location-enabled services and implement improvement actions X X
7. Use INSPIRE and SDI models, data and services for delivering cross-sector and cross-border digital public services to citizens, businesses, government and other parties
8. Adopt an open and collaborative methodology to design and improve digital public services that are location-enabled
9. Adopt an integrated location-based approach in the collection and analysis of statistics on different topics and at different levels of government X X
10. Adopt a common architecture to develop digital government solutions, facilitating the integration of geospatial requirements
11. Reuse existing authentic data, data services and relevant technical solutions where possible X X
12. Apply relevant standards to develop a comprehensive approach for spatial data modelling, sharing, and exchange to facilitate integration in digital public services
13. Manage location data quality by linking it to policy and organisational objectives, assigning accountability to business and operational users and defining what “Fit for Purpose” means and implies. X X X X
14. Apply a consistent and systematic approach to monitoring the performance of their location information activities X
15. Communicate the benefits of integrating and using location information in digital public services X
16. Facilitate the use of public administrations’ location data by non-governmental actors to stimulate innovation in products and services and enable job creation and growth X
17. Introduce an integrated governance of location information processes at all levels of government, bringing together different governmental and non-governmental actors around a common goal X X X
18. Partner effectively to ensure the successful development and exploitation of location data infrastructures
19. Invest in communications and skills programmes to ensure sufficient awareness and capabilities to drive through improvements in the use of location information in digital public services and support growth opportunities X

Nature of documentation: Technical report


Type of document
European Union Public License, Version 1.1 or later (EUPL) 
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