GIS Case Studies in the Private Sector

The benefits of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are employed by many organisation in the private and public sector. Below is a sample of case studies in the Private Sector.

  • Bank of Ireland logo

  • Bank of Ireland

    Bank of Ireland employs a complete web-based spatial analysis solution providing comprehensive marketing information and reporting on any location in Ireland. The information is presented in map and report format, using OSI Digital Mapping and is both easy to understand and exportable for use in other applications. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • BT Ireland

  • BT Ireland

    BT is one of the world’s leading providers of communications solutions serving customers in Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific. Its principal activities include IT and networking services, local, national and international telecommunications services, and higher-value broadband and internet products and services. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • Cable and Wirelass

  • Cable & Wireless

    Cable & Wireless is a Telecommunication provider offering mobile, broadband and domestic and international fixed line services to homes, small and medium-sized enterprises, corporate customers and governments. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • Causeway Press

  • Causeway Press

    Causeway Press is owned by Pearson Education is part of the global media and education group Pearson, and a sister company of Penguin and the Financial Times newspaper. Their books and learning tools help people around the world to grow their knowledge, develop their skills and realize their potential. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • Drogheda Port Company

  • Drogheda Port Company

    Drogheda Port is one of Ireland’s premier multi modal ports strategically located on the east coast with direct motorway access to the country’s key industrial and commercial centres. The port is continuing to develop and expand by offering its customers a strategic location advantage in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • Dublin Bus

  • Dublin Bus

    Dublin Bus is the main public transport provider for the Greater Dublin Area (extending as far as Balbriggan, Newcastle, Dunboyne and Kilcock) carrying 150 million passengers each year and transporting 70% of all public transport commuters into Dublin during peak times. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • Eagle Star

  • Eagle Star

    Insurers are now using geographic information to help identify potentially fraudulent claims. Analyzing claims on a geographic basis, in terms of the origin of the claim or where it relates to, can help to identify trends or patterns in the data that otherwise may remain hidden. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • Eircom

  • Eircom

    Eircom is Ireland’s largest telecommunications provider. Eircom provide fixed line, broadband and ancillary services to the corporate, SME and residential sectors. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • ENet

  • E-Net

    Fibre is the future for telecommunications and e-net’s mission is to bring fibre services to regional Ireland. Today E-net manages the largest Fibre Optic only network in Ireland extending to 27 towns and cities throughout the country. Built by Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, these Metropolitan Area Networks are available to all telecoms operators who are using them to radically enhance and increase the services available to Irish consumers. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • Green Belt

  • Green Belt

    Green Belt Ltd is Ireland’s largest private forestry company and the national market leader in the area of new forest establishment. Established in 1982 the company employs 25 staff and is involved in all aspects of forestry management and renewable energy. The company has to date planted over 170,000 acres throughout Ireland and continues to plant in excess of 3,000 hectares of new forests each year. Among its management portfolio are plantations owned by thousands of Irish farmers plus a diverse array of investors. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • UPC

  • UPC Broadband

    UPC Broadband (UPC) is the European division of Liberty Global, Inc., the world’s leading international cable operator. UPC brings television, broadband internet and telephone services to approximately 9 million customers throughout 9 European countries. In Ireland, Chorus and NTL have amalgamated to become one company under the UPC brand. The company provides broadband, digital television and fixed line telecommunications services. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • Port of Cork

  • Port of Cork

    The Port of Cork is one of Ireland’s largest and most economically important ports. Over 3,000 ships and 10 million tonnes of cargo pass through the port each year, making it one of the busiest ports in Ireland. With 99% of trade by volume moving through the country’s ports each year, the efficient and effective operation of facilities is essential. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • Vodafone Ireland

  • Vodafone Ireland

    Vodafone Ireland is the largest mobile phone operator in Ireland and makes huge investments in technology to ensure their customers receive the best network coverage, care and the highest quality of service. Read more about this GIS case study here…