Onto the third and final installment on the topic of data quality for King County GIS (KCGIS). Part 1 – data quality within the framework of GIS data set maintenance prioritization – was followed by Part 2 where we looked at the processes and tools for validating database and file-system objects within the Spatial Data Warehouse (SDW). In Part 3 we’ll…
Data quality at King County GIS includes processes and tools for validation of the contents of the Spatial Data Warehouse. Multiple linked automated and manual steps help ensure good internal consistency and an anomaly-free environment, both for file-system and database objects.
King County continues its commitment to making GIS data available to the public. This post introduces the release of the new King County GIS Open Data site. Our new site is hosted on Esri’s ArcGIS Online Open Data platform and initially provides access to more than 100 datasets, in fifteen thematic categories, for inspection, analysis, and download.
At King County GIS, we connect with data quality at different levels. This post is one of three introductory posts about how King County GIS is working to improve the quality of the County’s GIS data.