Derek Love, Data Lead

Data Lead at NationalMap

Recent Posts

Tracking The Change

Jan 26, 2021 4:01:06 PM / by Derek Love, Data Lead

I absolutely love imagery. It is a source of truth in an ever-changing world and one of the most useful tools for creating and maintaining the accurate, reliable, and current road network we provide in NationalMap.

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It’s always made sense to “buy local” when it comes to procuring accurate GIS data

Jul 3, 2020 10:17:06 AM / by Derek Love, Data Lead

The ongoing development at Auckland's Panmure bus interchange – left showing previous layout, on previously available aerial photos and right the new layout on the latest satellite imagery

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The last mile...

May 6, 2020 3:49:42 PM / by Derek Love, Data Lead

Here at NationalMap, we pride ourselves on getting things right and we’ve been doing this for 30 years.

Quality is our focus; it’s there to provide our customers with confidence and assurance that any analyses or tasks they undertake are underpinned by data they can trust.

Routing can be a complicated beast, but at its simplest level, it comes down to:

  • Address point location and proximity to roads; and
  • Linking said address point to the most appropriate location or roadlink.
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