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March 24th, 2009
GGP Upgrades e-Government Software for Better Connected Public Services

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PR – GGP Systems has released a new version of its award winning gazetteer
management software. GGP eNLPG is specifically designed to facilitate access to
and management of the National Land and Property Gazetteer (NLPG) via the
Internet or corporate Intranet. Already providing benefit to Local Authorities
and Emergency Services across the UK this latest version of the software also
includes advanced search and reporting functionality, faster processing and
improved compatibility with the national addressing standard BS7666 DTF
7.3. 

 
The NLPG is the first and only national, definitive
database of addresses since the Domesday Book, joining up service delivery,
transforming government and delivering e-Government initiatives. GGP’s Gazetteer
Management Software is specifically designed to manage a centralised address
database; ensuring a consistent, up to date and accurate base for all property
based information within an organisation.
 
One of the first software
solutions to receive accreditation to the new national address standard BS7666
GGP’s system also manages the import and export of data between local databases
and the national gazetteer hub. GGP’s latest version builds on this success
enabling easy access to and dissemination of Public Records via the web
delivering real benefits to, not only, Councils, Emergency Services and their
partner organisations but also to the local community.
 
Tom Watson
MP, Cabinet Office Minister for Transformational Government said, "More and more
people are using the Internet to carry out everyday tasks like banking and
shopping, and they have the right to expect that the public services they rely
on are available in the same way. The Government is committed to making our
public services stronger, more efficient and more accessible than ever before,
and we can only achieve this by making the most of the opportunities that the
digital age opens up.”
 
The NLPG enables various Local Authority
departments to offer a true ‘joined up’ government with benefits that go beyond
service delivery. Fraud prevention, tax collection and disaster planning all
benefit from the fact that each property is given a ‘Unique Property Reference
Number’ for life, transcending numbers, names, descriptions and postcodes. The
NLPG has also been chosen as one of the foundations for a GBP 1 billion
Government initiative to increase resilience and enhance the capability of the
Fire and Rescue service to deal with all types of incidents, including major
emergencies.
 
For further editorial information and photos, call
Robert Peel on tel. +44 (0)1666 823306
Please fax colour separation requests
to fax +44 (0)1666 824668
Product sales enquiries Prim Maxwell at GGP tel.
+44 (0)20 8686 9887, e-mail: prim@ggpsystems.co.uk, www.ggpsystems.co.uk

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