Geospatial Mastery
£247.75 – £780
Geospatial Mastery

Geospatial Mastery

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  • Want to get your work noticed by your colleagues and the CEO?

  • Need to broaden and sharpen your organisational understanding for delivering Geospatial solutions?

  • Need to communicate the VALUE of Geospatial and don't know where to start?

  • Understanding the 'As-Is' and 'To-Be' roadmap - aligning with vision


  • Who is this for? This course is for existing Geospatial and Geomatics Professionals, such as CAD, GIS, survey professionals, who wants to learn more about understanding business and organisational needs and communicating the VALUE of Geospatial Information to a wider audience.

  • Your experience Level: Novice to Advanced in Geospatial / Geomatics. Novice in all other aspects of course, such as business-wdie Communications skills, making a business case, change management, wider information management and other topics in course (show below as 'Topics covered include')

  • Course Style: Classroom Seminar (tutor taught with interactive sessions) and Post-course online Consultation. This course is not a hands-on technical training session.

  • Course Location: This course is held in Central London (full details upon sign-up)

  • Exclusive Session: Places are limited to ensure best learning outcomes with a small group.

  • Lunch included: This course includes a buffet lunch and tea & coffee throughout the day.


Testimonials:

"GeoEnable provides very impressive BIM training. The tutor was extremely knowledgeable and shows real expertise and experience in BIM field, and he is willing to help at all times even after the course. Very pleased with the service and will fully recommend." Carol Han - DDC Engineering Solutions Limited

“...It is very important to identify where this sharing can be free and where it should be tightly controlled. GeoEnable, helped us with reviewing our existing information systems and helped us align it with all business processes. This was absolutely critical. GeoEnable assisted us with the improvement of information governance and formal processes which in return significantly enhanced access to Argent’s GIS and other information resources.” Lilia Wydra, GIS Manager – Argent (Property Development) Services LLP

... I am now able to confidently set up map services for clients and also introduce them to many of the features available in Wed GIS and BIM. GeoEnable guided me through the process involved and has provided ongoing support." Jeremy Murfitt, Director - Everything is Somewhere Ltd



About GeoEnable:

 At GeoEnable we are focused on democratising the power of better information management and integrated insight into everyday business decision-making. GeoEnable is a leading Information Management and Geospatial consultancy. Read more at www.geoenable.com.



On-site and Bespoke Training:

If your organisation has specific learning and development objectives, we can tailor this programme to suit your needs. To discuss the tailored training options available to you with one of our training account managers, please use contact us.




This is not a hands-on technical training course. This is a seminar-based training course, using tutor-led presentations, case studies and real world examples. The opportunity for group participation / discussion is throughout the day.

This course focuses on improving communication and business awareness skills for Geospatial professionals in such a fast-paced and competitive environment. Follow-up calls are provided to help embed learning outcomes.

360Geo Framework - The basis of our course is our 360Geo Framework which we use with clients. It takes more than technology alone to 'Geo-Enable' your data and organisation or business - this understanding is core to our business. We want to share this insight with you.

Topics covered include:

Session 1 - Context Geospatial Mastery

  • Introduction to the course

  • Introduction to GeoEnable’s 360Geo Framework™

  • Purpose, People, Process, Platform (enabling technologies)

  • The importance of Presentation (cartography, BI and more)

  • Why we need great content 

Session 2 - Purpose, People & Strategy - always understand the 'WHY'!

  • Understanding the 'purpose' of your organisation

  • Understanding the purpose (‘why’) and business value of Geo first

  • Understanding the 'As-Is' and 'To-Be' - aligning with vision

  • How to get the attention of Senior Managers / Directors

  • Understanding business-led data-driven, 'geo-enabled' decision-making

  • Making the business case for 'Geospatial' (inc. CAD & survey, not only GIS)

  • Examining the changing role of GIS, CAD and survey professionals

Session 3 - Process and People - Process Improvement Opportunities

  • Mapping and understanding processes

  • Introduction to Lean and Six Sigma

  • Understanding stakeholders (an overview)

  • Time is money

  • Where to focus to add value

  • Overview to BIM processes

Session 4 -  Platform and People - Technology Developments

  • Transformative technologies

  • Web GIS and portals - understanding what is now possible (ArcGIS Online used as an example)

  • High-Accuracy Field Data Collection - integrated workflows (ZenoCollector used as an example)

  • Understanding how workflows for data capture are critical

  • 3D and 4D as standard in GIS

  • Integration of information systems

Session 5 - Content and People - Information Management (IM)

  • Overview to Information Management (IM)

  • Procsesses vs procedures vs standards vs protocols vs policies

  • Developing business processes / integrated workflows - for geospatial data

  • Metadata - how do we embed this? What happens is we don't?

  • Data and systems integration - geospatial and asset management

  • Continual improvement for IM

Session 6 - Presentation and People - Creating Understanding 

  • What information products do you need?

  • Cartographic basics

  • Understanding dashboards - Business Intelligence (BI), Analytics and Insight

  • Real time Geospatial

  • Integration of information products

  • Continual improvement for information presentation

Session 7 – Course Review 

  • Summary of day

  • Follow-up opportunities

Post course – Follow-up calls


Course Details:

This course includes a buffet lunch and tea & coffee throughout the day.

This is not a hands-on technical training course. This is a seminar-based day with follow-up calls to help you embed and use what you learn.

This Masterclass learning solution help close the gap between your current level of technical achievement and your next level of business excellence.

An ongoing challenge to technical experts is the ability to fully understand how technical solutions fit in the wider context of the business challenges of an organisation and how to communicate this business value. This is what we are experienced in.

We show you how to demonstrate the value add of using your solutions. It may be with Return on Investment (RoI), but typically communicating the value is not the straight forward – it’s about understating your organisational challenges, targets and your colleagues’ skills and mind-set.

We help you understand and communicate the value add that spatial analysis, Web GIS and critically the integration of these into business processes / integrated workflows gives your organisation.

Field Data Capture - we will look at High-Accuracy Data Collection for field-to-office data management & workflow - using the ZenoCollector as a real-world example.

We will make you think: Purpose, People, Process, Information & Enabling Technologies. Technologies is always the last things we look at. Purpose is the ‘why’ do we (and your clients - this could be internal users and stakeholders) need these technologies in the first place – we need to establish this clearly and on multi-levels.

Using relevant demonstrations and examples to your stakeholders via an informal 'Show and tell' and understand their real needs – we make you think about quick demonstration sessions and to engage with colleagues and clients in  their language and tackling their business challenges - with no jargon.


Course Outcomes:

You will appreciate the it’s not technology alone that will make a difference, but only these:
Communication, Understanding, Storytelling, Sharing, Collaboration, Community Engagement and constant improvement - that keep you ahead of the game as a Geospatial Professional.

 You will also understand the opportunities around 'BIM' and understating other non-geospatial ICT terms.


Discounts:

We provide discounted fees for individuals who are members of any industry body that is a members of the UKGEOForum. The UKGEOForum is a group of societies and associations that represent the core interests that encompass geography, mapping and the geospatial information handling industry.

We also provide discounts to members of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), BRE or BuildingSMART as well as those who work in the Public Sector and Charity Sector.


Course Tutor:

Steven Eglinton - Director, GeoEnable
BSc (Hons), FBCS, FBCart.S, MIoD, MPWI

Steven is an information management and project management specialist with over 16 years' experience of both hands-on implementation and strategic development of Information and Knowledge Management activities, particularly with Infrastructure Asset Information, Geospatial Information, BIM and classification systems.

Steven has taught technical and non-technical professionals and graduate students throughout his career in topics as diverse as environmental mapping, tropical ecology, GPS/GNSS basics, GIS basic and advanced courses, implementing Information Governance (IG) and several BIM training sessions,

Steven has worked with Argent, Network Rail, Transport for London, Arup, CSC, Defra, London Underground, BAE Systems, Local and other Central Government Clients, to name a few.

He is Founder and Director of GeoEnable, a UK-based company specialising in consultancy and solutions for all aspects of information management (IM). His focus is on how location information can be leveraged with greater affect as an integrated part of wider Information Management, underpinned by robust standards and processes.

Steven has extensive experience of promoting the business benefits of enabling information to stakeholders of all levels, having worked across a broad spectrum of business activities - particularly for built and natural environment.

He is versed in many specialisms including information management strategies; geospatial information management; environmental information management; construction information management; asset information: data classification & visualisation; project and programme management; linear referencing systems / networks, and business process improvement and innovation.

Steven has been a Council Member / Director of the UK's Geospatial Industry Body, the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) and a Committee Member of the British Cartographic Society and Society of Cartographers. In addition, he is a Fellow of both the British Computer Society and the British Cartographic Society, as well as a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD) and the Permanent Way Institution (the institution for rail infrastructure engineers).

His vast skill set is reflected in his membership and chairmanship of a range of committees. He is Chairman of the Business Information Systems SIG for BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT and Chairman for the Asset Management SIG for the Association of Geographic Information (AGI). Steven is also a Committee of BIM 4 Infrastructure (UK), Survey4BIM and is International GIS Committee Coordinator for Iracambi where he leads the development of geospatial activity through field surveying, remote sensing, and GIS analysis and mapping.

Steven is an accomplished public speaker – speaking on BIM, Information Management, Asset Management as wel as GIS and the Geospatial sector - as well as an experienced conference Chair. 

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