MOSS (www.moss.de) is a leading provider of spatial-based information and technology solutions, offering unparalleled expertise in applying advanced GIS technologies for Spatial Data Infrastructure, Web Mapping Services, Environmental Data Management and Automated 3D Mapping and Modelling. Incorporated in 1987, MOSS integrates its enterprise-scale software products and extensive consultancy service portfolio to build complete GIS solutions designed to custom-fit each organisation, driving their cost efficiencies and adding to the business value chain. In addition to the leading position in meeting the requirements of mapping and surveying agencies, MOSS also serves diverse markets including Government, Environment, Energy, Utilities, and Infrastructure. At the core of MOSS' offerings are its products novaFACTORY, envVision, WEGA-Web, RoSy®, and solutions based on products of its partner ESRI, the world market leader in GIS. MOSS is ESRI Business Partner since 2002, is among the ArcGIS® Solution Partners and develops and sells its own product family nova based on ArcGIS® technology. MOSS has a total of around 70 employees and operates from its headquarters in Taufkirchen near Munich, Germany, its offices in Essen and Dresden, and through its subsidiary CADMAP Consulting Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH. The collaboration between MOSS and major GIS system providers allows a neutral position. As a solution provider we acquire knowledge about technologies of different suppliers to be able to consult our customers in the best way and to be able to integrate our products smoothly into existing system environments. MOSS is a member of the most important institutions of the GIS world. MOSS is a member of and contributing to the following initiatives that are related to the MOSS activities in the project:
The contributions and activities within the different initiatives allows it MOSS on one hand to be aware of new tendencies, requirements, standards and current developments, on the other hand MOSS is in direct contact with the stakeholders related to the companies business.
Role in the project
Within the project MOSS is acting with two main focuses:
Key Staff involved in the project
Dipl.-Ing. Daniel Holweg has been working as Head of Professional Services for MOSS Computer Grafik Systeme GmbH since 2010. From 2007 to 2010 he has been working as Services Director at Bentley Systems. From 2001 to 2007 he as been working as reasearcher at Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics (Fraunhofer-IGD) and was heading the Graphic Information Systems department of since 2003. His research activities lies in the domain of 3D GIS, open distributed environments and information management. Within this domain he is author of several scientific articles and organiser of workshops for related topics. From 2003 to 2008 he was Vicepresident of German Umbrella Organisation for Geoinformation (DDGI) and since 2004 he was representing the DDGI at the European Umbrella Organisation for Geographic Information (EUROGI) as a member of the EUROGI Executive Commitee of. Daniel Holweg was involved or even coordinates different national and international research and development projects, like HUMBOLDT (GMES), ESDI-NET+ (e-content), Servingo (national), INVISIP (ICT), LoVEUS (ICT) or WIDE (ICT).