Dutch municipalities are on the eve of enormous challenges in the field of internal and external information supply in general and related to geo-ICT in particular.
Health care is under a major pressure to do more with less. The sector is subject to growing demands to achieve higher standards of service, shorter waiting times, less medical errors, and stronger budget controls.
The world of the sales, provision and distribution of energy, water and communication has drastically changed in the last couple of years. Social, economic and technological evolutions have been and continue to be important motives for the ongoing change processes to which this sector is subject.
Public Order and Safety
Society’s interest in safety has increased considerably in recent years. Safety is a priority on the political agenda and policymaking on this topic is a matter of growing significance.
‘Water as an organising principle’ and ‘space for water’ are much heard statements in recent years. It has become clear that water must be taken into account in many fields.
A lot of information managed by organizations has a spatial component. A product is produced somewhere and then moved over a route. A customer or prospect is located on a certain location just like a branch, a representative or a service engineer.