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Esri Commends European Union's Open Data Directive

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Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today commended the European Union (EU) for its leadership in implementing Directive (EU) 2019/1024 (Open Data Directive), which aims to encourage cross-border use of reusable data in Europe. Committing to a standardized open data policy framework will make it easier for EU member states to access high-value datasets such as geospatial, earth observation, environmental, meteorological, statistical, mobility, and company ownership data in a trusted manner.

With open data, members can now use application programming interface (API) web services for access. At the unprecedented pace in which data is growing everywhere, the new model enables a European single market for open data that will benefit all members.

"We are grateful for the efforts of the European Commission for leading this directive, enabling transparent and free access to valuable geospatial data," said Jack Dangermond, Esri founder and president. "How we access, process, and reuse data significantly influences technological development and improves our daily lives. This directive empowers European users to find solutions and enact data-driven policy to address challenges, from local to global."

As EU members finalize implementation of the Open Data Directive, geospatial tools must support data catalog interoperability requirements for open data portals across Europe. To broaden its support for the directive, Esri is expanding the capabilities of interoperable web service APIs, metadata, and ArcGIS Hub catalogs. Using international open standards such as Data Catalog Vocabulary Application profile (DCAT-AP), European customers can share data that conforms to the new Open Data Directive and more easily expose their open data catalog and web services for reuse.

ArcGIS Hub is a system of engagement that enables businesses, citizens, communities, universities, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to leverage open data and spatial analytics for collaborative policy initiatives. Current EU member state users, such as in the case of the Ireland Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) data hub, use ArcGIS Hub to report the country's progress toward the SDGs. The Ireland SDGs hub highlights spatial patterns, identifies trends, and shares community data to help achieve those goals.

The inclusion of DCAT-AP 2.0.1, along with an extendable architecture on ArcGIS Hub, will serve as a road map to support and guide geospatial technology users as they adopt the legal requirements of the Open Data Directive. Geospatial data is transformative, and the EU's Open Data Directive has paved the way for greater accessibility and transparency. The changes will inspire exciting opportunities for member state collaboration and innovation across Europe.

About Esri

Esri, the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, location intelligence, and mapping, helps customers unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business results. Founded in 1969 in Redlands, California, USA, Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations globally and in over 200,000 institutions in the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, nonprofits, and universities. Esri has regional offices, international distributors, and partners providing local support in over 100 countries on six continents. With its pioneering commitment to geospatial information technology, Esri engineers the most innovative solutions for digital transformation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics. Visit us at esri.com.

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