INSPIRE Knowledge Base

JACOBS IM&GIS

Description
Organisation: 
Jacobs Information Management & GIS Team (UK and Ireland)
Acronym: 
JACOBS IM&GIS
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
Commercial Geospatial / Information Management consultancy services to public and private sector clients.
Formal Mandate: 
None
Mandate: 
Combined team of 10 Information Management & Geographic Information Specialists operating within Jacobs.
Activities: 
Major clients include Environment Agency, Highways Agency, National Grid, EDF, NRA, Scottish Water, EEA, Defra, Office of Public works, Sellafield, Dublin Port Company, Rivers Agency and other public and private sector clients. As a team we have successfully delivered GIS and information management services and projects across the UK and Ireland. Offering a full spectrum of GIS and related services including data capture and management, mobile GIS, cartography, software and web development, and training.
Membership: 
Jacobs
Comments: 
The Jacobs Information Management & GIS specialist team works closely with the Data Access and Management groups on the technical delivery of INSPIRE objectives across our projects. We therefore have an in-depth knowledge of the implementation challenges at an EU and Member state level.
Typology: 
Regional
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
  • contribute to cost/benefit analysis of the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • implement pilot projects to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • collect and describe user requirements related to Environmental policies
  • yes
  • register a project to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    International
    Global (EU, UK & Ireland)
    Societal Sector
    We serve a broad range of companies and organizations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies (Private, Public sector clients)
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    As a major provider of technical and information management services across the UK and Ireland we therefore have an in-depth knowledge of the implementation challenges at an EU and Member state level. As a result we are able to assist our local authority and government clients at a strategic and operational level to meet these challenges and provide efficiencies giving us a coherent view of the whole-life consequences of GI policies.
    Primary Business
    As a team we offer a full-spectrum support to industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets. Services include scientific and specialty consulting as well as all aspects of GIS and Information Management. Our primary markets include: Energy, Highways, Rail, Airports, Sustainability, Nuclear, Defence, Oil and Gas, Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology