Name Portal de Mapas
Source Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatistica
Hyperlink to Source http://portaldemapas.ibge.gov.br/portal.php#homepage
Description Portal of Maps is a web tool to support visualization of IBGE maps. In order to improve access to maps, IBGE innovated through designing a new concept, a visualization portal, its Portal of Maps. The initiative is a web tool to support visualization of IBGE maps using all kinds of files (interactive, PDF, jpg, shapeFile, WMS, KWZ). For this, IBGE developed usability design, information architecture and map viewers for supporting all kind of files. The project also included interactive and collaborative interface.
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Lead Institution Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatistica
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Info link http://portaldemapas.ibge.gov.br/portal.php#homepage
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Type Platform
Potential for reuse High
Open source N/A
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Plug & Play N/A
Outputs compatible with indicators from Official Statistics N/A
Status Implemented
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Target Groups
Statistical Institute
Other Government Agencies
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  • Areas of technological innovation
  • Visual Analytics
  • Areas of management practice innovations
    Data Management
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    Case Study URL with Public Sector Participation http://portaldemapas.ibge.gov.br/portal.php#homepage
    Case Study Description Portal of Maps is a web tool to support visualization of IBGE maps. In order to improve access to maps, IBGE innovated through designing a new concept, a visualization portal, its Portal of Maps. The initiative is a web tool to support visualization of IBGE maps using all kinds of files (interactive, PDF, jpg, shapeFile, WMS, KWZ). For this, IBGE developed usability design, information architecture and map viewers for supporting all kind of files. The project also included interactive and collaborative interface.
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    Good practices displayed Yes
    Created On 2014-04-12
    Updated On 2014-04-12
    Status Published
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