What is your idea? What outcomes are you trying to achieve? What will the impact be on customers?
Ideas can include new data sets, functionality enhancements, customer research, business process development etc.
Add the ability within LDS to save favourites. Favourites would allow customers to more easily access datasets that they use most, by storing layers and locations, and
may include parameters such as projection, format, map view, crop extent etc to allow for easy repeatable exports by returning customers. Favourites would be saved to
an individuals user account, be customisable and editable (and sharable?). In these ways, it goes beyond the current 'geolink' functionality.
(NB: this is not an extension to the Downloads feature (https://data.linz.govt.nz/my/downloads/), i.e. it does not include the ability to re-download previous exports)
What problem are you trying to solve? What are the
How will this project help us
Which customer group will benefit from this project and what
challenges, triggers, root causes? What evidence do
achieve LINZ's strategic objectives?
difference it make for them? What is the likely scope and scale of the
you have to support this issue or demand?
Which goal does it relate to and
user benefit and business benefit:
LDS customers have told us that 'finding data' is the
expected user gains
biggest pain-point in using the service (33%). Many
This project directly contributes to
$ business benefits
of the 'find data' issues relate to data discoverability
LINZ's focus area of "putting our
and the frustration customers experience with
customer at the centre", by enabling
searching for (terms) data, and the relevance of
LDS customers to customise part of
This development will have specific benefit for our repeat non-GIS
their experience of the service to suit
native customers, who are more likely to return often to LDS to
download updated data across a select collection of datasets. These
This is amplified for returning customers who report
customers are less likely to have the tools or capability to use apis to
frustration with "having to search for the same data
achieve this outcome. This includes engineers and architects,
over and over again".
surveyors, and planners.
Returning customers will be able to quickly find favourite datasets and
export updated data (if it has been updated) for these datasets by their
chosen parameters, increasing efficiency in their work and their
experience in using LDS.