The northern coast of Java is important for the Indonesian people, with the north coast road forming the lifeblood of transportation on the island. Improved road infrastructure and growing manufacturing centers along the coast, are making the region the region an important driver for the national economy. Manufacturing industries from small scale to large scale can be found along the coast. For this reason, the region needs to be mapped in detail to determine the assets that exist in the region.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) awarded BAE Systems the iSToRE XP contract to provide advanced data management capabilities in support of National System for Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG) sites and users. The software solution is built on BAE Systems’ commercial product, GXP Xplorer, which enables analysts to easily access their local data and connect to remote geospatial data stores and libraries.
One of the fundamental challenges in the 21st Century is to achieve a greater understanding of the complex interactions between environment and human society. To meet this challenge, the social and environmental sciences need to be better integrated, to move from disciplinary to multidisciplinary research and close the gap between citizens, scientists and policy makers.
The Location Forum’s Privacy Council released the public version of their Location Data Privacy: Guidelines, Assessment & Recommendations today. These groundbreaking Guidelines represent the first industry created set of best practices for improving how location data is gathered, used and managed along with a ‘scorecard’ for quantitatively measuring a company’s privacy risk level.