The Loose Goat

Maps, Data and more...

Who are we?

At The Loose Goat we do maps and data, and offer customers a range of bespoke GIS and mapping services. Foremost we provide training and consultancy services, allowing for customers to develop or grow their GIS. We also provide access to hosted GIS cloud solutions and carry out any map production piece of work required by our clients, from hard copy to interactive web map.

Not sure what GIS is and what it can do for you, then let us show you.

What we offer


Training

Consultancy

Map Productions

SaaS

What we use

We like Open-Source GI solutions and these are at the heart of how we deliver our GIS services. However we aren't just about Open-Source, we use Cloud resources to deliver a range of Geo-Solution and Geo-Services. We aren't strangers either to the paid-for solutions from ESRI, MapInfo, CadCorp or Oracle either. At the end of the day we use the best technology for the job which in our biased view is normally Open-Source. This is what we use..

Postgres/PostGIS

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Data

When it comes to working with data, we are not affraid to work with data sourced in any format or any location. Using ETL (Extract, Load and Transform) software we can mash, munge and join geographical and non-geographical datasets, to create new and meaningful data for your projects. Through our consultancy services we can also advise customers on the most appropriate ways to store, share and design GIS data.

We really like the Ordnance Survey Open-Data and PSMA range of mapping products, as well as crowd-sourced datasets provided by OpenStreetMap. With a wide range of other Open-Data accessible from data.gov.uk, there is no shortage in data that we can't help you source or build clients data upon.



Why use us?

The Loose Goat is a friendly and approachable run GIS business that has a wealth of knowledge about GIS that we want to share with our customers. We have a range of services to offer you that are delivered to our highest standards. Where we can't deliver the service you want, we know lots of people and businesses that could and would be happy to refer them to you.

Having strong focus in Open-Source technologies, cloud resources and applications means we can provide value for money to the public sector, SMEs, Chairities and Local Interest groups. We do maps, data and more besides and want to help you along your GIS journey.

While we are passionate and enthusiastic about our subject, industry and the increasingly wonderful world of cloud technologies, we want to offer something a little different; to break from the rest of the herd! Hence we are the loose goat. We might be small but we have a lot of ambition, we want to work with lots of companies big and small, with individuals and communities to make GIS and data more accessible, easier and affordable for everyone to use and consume.