The concept of open data is gaining momentum as open data are often associated with realizing many government ambitions, such as increased economic value and solving societal problems.
Geospatial data automatically generated from imagery is currently experiencing a very positive momentum provided by an increasing quality of digital airborne imagery, developments and availability
Workshop materials of "Identifying the Economic Value of 3D Geoinformation" are available here.
The INSPIRE directive cover a broad range of themes, for which national stakeholders are obliged to make data available according to implementing rules and its supporting predefined specifications,
Producers of geospatial data wish to be able to maximise the use of their data and solve users’ problems quickly.