San Francisco’s Street Address Management System is used by numerous agencies to edit and report on the city’s geospatial street addresses. The application helps the city reduce duplicate data maintenance work, improves the accuracy, consistency, and quality of the data – and should lower the cost of delivering services to citizens.
In this talk, we’ll begin by discussing the business case for the system. Next we review some of the organizational issues we see at the city. We’ll review the relatively simple deployment and finally discuss what we learned about the specific technologies. This includes:
The system is expected to be in production at the end of March 2010. The source code will soon be available under GPL3.
In previous lives, I have worked in investment banking. I am now happily working with open source at the the City and County of San Francisco.
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