INSPIRE Knowledge Base

RBAIS

Description
Organisation: 
RBA Information Services
Acronym: 
RBAIS
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
Interested in standardisation and harmonisation of data structures to enable transfer and/or merger of data between platforms and applications. In particular we are interested in how meta-data, definitions and quality of input affect visualisations and presentations of datasets. In addition the ease of use when searching datasets and reliability of outputs is an area of interest.
Formal Mandate: 
None
Mandate: 
Privately owned organisation providing training and consultancy on locating, assessing and managing electronic information.
Activities: 
Main activities include workshops, in- house consultancy, bespoke industry and market research, monitoring and assessing developments in the provision of open data and their reuse.
Membership: 
International Society for Knowledge Organisation Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals UK Electronic Information Group British Computer Society (affiliate) Association of Independent Information Providers
Typology: 
Regional
Sectorial
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

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

  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • contribute to cost/benefit analysis of the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    TransNational
    Mainly European but also US, Australian and New Zealand
    Societal Sector
    Research and education
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    Worked on several projects defining taxonomies, standardising and harmonising neta-data.
    Primary Business
    Consulting and technical services.