Department of Urban and Regional Planning and Geo-information Management
Knowledge field: Geo-information Management
To develop concepts and methodologies for structuring (architectural and socio-technical issues), monitoring (performance, quality and implementation measurement issues) and financing geo-information assets, in the context of multi-level governance of urban regions.
The knowledge field draws upon concepts and methodologies from the reference fields of information science, management science and social studies of technology.
Key fields of interest are:
- Related to structure
Architectures for the design and management of multi-dimensional SDI in the government hierarchy (central, regional, local levels) for the delivery of complex services, aggregated from different stakeholders
- Related to monitoring
Architectures to manage performance and quality of geo-services
Capacity Development Indicator Frameworks (CDIF) for monitoring Information Infrastructure development
Monitoring the dynamics of SDI implementation with socio-technical approaches
- Related to financing
Costing and funding models for geospatial data updating and provision
The national budget as an instrument for inter-agency SDI coordination