Royal Mail’s Geolocation Project – Interview with Royal Mail’s Gill MooreBy
Royal Mail Geodata Capture Project.
In an extended conversation with Ms. Gill Moore, Head of Data Capture, Royal Mail we learned that the company has indeed launched into a new business: geolocation data for every delivery point in the country.
In a project that has been several years in the planning, 2000 data collectors using fairly standard, but nevertheless sophisticated, equipment will begin collecting the geolocation coordinates of every postal delivery point from the Channel Islands through Scotland, Northern Ireland and, indeed, beyond to the Shetland Islands. The data collectors will be the postmen from the area being recorded.
So what do you want?
According to Gill, this is one of the most customer-driven products ever developed and realized by Royal Mail. According to Gill, “We spent “a couple of years talking to the market and asking companies what sorts of data they wanted for their businesses.” ….. Please download the entire article ……Royal Mail Geodata Capture Project (234)