INSPIRE Knowledge Base

IA

Description
Organisation: 
Intelligent Addressing
Acronym: 
IA
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
Intelligent Addressing is an information management specialist and data provider, focusing on land and property data, specifically addressing and spatial referencing. We manage the national datasets for local government; National Land and Property Gazetteer (NLPG) and National Street Gazetteer (NSG) and help local government meet its objectives with these datasets.
Formal Mandate: 
None
Mandate: 
Through the UK Mapping Service Agreement contract, more than 500 local government organisations have directly or indirectly agreed to either contribute to or use relevant National Datasets the NLPG and the NSG. These datasets support UK government’s efforts to modernise and improve the delivery of services to the citizen. This means that IA has a business relationship with every local authority as well as every police, fire and national parks authority in England and Wales. IA’s responsibilities under the MSA: IA is responsible for managing the central hubs of the NSG and the NLPG National Datasets and providing all the associated data, consultancy, training and support services . The provision of these services is managed and monitored against key performance indicators as specified in the MSA.
Activities: 
Intelligent Addressing is an information management specialist and data provider, focusing on land and property data, specifically addressing and spatial referencing. We manage the national datasets for local government; National Land and Property Gazetteer (NLPG) and National Street Gazetteer (NSG) and help local government meet its objectives with these datasets. IA is responsible for managing the central hubs of the NSG and the NLPG National Datasets and providing all the associated data, consultancy, training and support services . The provision of these services is managed and monitored against key performance indicators as specified in the MSA. Services provided by IA under the MSA include: 1. Product distribution of the National Datasets to the 575 MSA participants (including the delivery of change only data updates). 2. National Dataset Hub management to specified and agreed data quality and process quality measures (including BS7666:2006), providing an interface with local government data and services. 3. Data matching services to migrate and link government data to the National Datasets to improve data quality and interoperability. This may include the production and maintenance of cross reference tables to existing government datasets or any other third party data. 4. Management of the process of inclusion of potential additions to the National Dataset content. 5. Consultancy, training and support services. Help desk management and dissemination of advice on Best Practice by email and technical documentation. Supporting national and regional workshops and custodian groups
Membership: 
Through the MSA we provide services to and support over 500 UK local government authorities.
Typology: 
Regional
Sectorial
Thematic
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

Which role(s) do you foresee for the SDIC in INSPIRE development

  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • register a project to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    National
    England and Wales
    Societal Sector
    Government
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    Staff have experience of the the development of British Standards, and also the ISO and CEN standards in our business area.
    Primary Business
    Information Management