The vital role that visualising data onto maps can have for people delivering services was the starting point for a wider discussion on delivery based on real users’ need at yesterday’s event for local government workers. Ed Parsons, Google’s … [Read more...] about Map, apps and the challenge of building perfect council websites discussed
If you have a list of postcodes that you'd like to see on a map, but don't want to plot them all out individually, there are tools that can do it for you without programming knowledge. I've tried a few of these and they used to be clunky, but … [Read more...] about How to create a map from a list of addresses
Google Streetview has recently captured far more of the UK's streets. London and the bigger cities have been on for a while, but Britain's less well-known corners had to wait. If (most of) Stoke-on-Trent is covered now, it's a fair bet that your … [Read more...] about Maps supercharged: show your town in 3d!
Maps are really useful on hyperlocal sites. There are a number of tools to create your own map. Google's My Maps is an easy one to start with and you can easily link to it, embed it and invite other people to collaborate with you. Read Google's … [Read more...] about How to create a map