ping: the planet-earth project

milestone 2: Real Estate publishing and search engine designs & specifications

1. Perform Joint Application Development sessions with publishers/end users

Ping has consulted with researchers from the AHURI (Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute) SDSS (Spatial Decision Support Systems) project, and with AHURI has worked with the NSW Department of Housing to develop requirements for ongoing metadata extensions to 3map, the geospatial engine for planet-earth.

This joint work (along with research into the terminology and practice of the real estate industry and into existing and emerging metadata standards) has informed the development of the planet-earth real estate metadata profile.

2. Develop metadata profile based on requirements gathered in JAD sessions

3. Design user interface for

    a. publishing engine
    b. search engine