When you apply geographic context to data, you gather insights that cannot be replicated on a simple piece of paper. Digital maps provide a way to visualise data that can help guide decision making and create positive social change. In this episode of Location Matters, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Western Australia, Professor Dawn Freshwater and Managing Director of NGIS, Paul Farrell discuss the vast amount of data available here in WA, how location intelligence can be applied to data and what these insights could mean for the future.
0:44 Dawn, in a speech at a CEDA event you said WA is very 'data rich', what kind of data were you referring to?
4:15 What are the opportunities WA has when considering all this data?
8:05 How do we interpret the data and what role does location intelligence have to play in this?
10.20 What are some of the ways that spatial technology can shape the future of the state?
14:04 How does technological innovation impact the way you prepare for future students at UWA?
Square Kilometre Array - https://www.industry.gov.au/strategies-for-the-future/astronomy/co-hosting-the-square-kilometre-array
NGIS Customer Success Stories - https://ngis.com.au/Our-Work
University of Western Australia - https://www.uwa.edu.au/
UWA Oceans Initiative - http://www.oceans.uwa.edu.au/
Coastal Risk Australia - http://www.coastalrisk.com.au/