Services: Tailored to Suit Your Needs.

Metaspatial offers services to improve your knowledge-base. We provide project leadership, requirement analysis and perform technology research to find the best options for your needs. If you have specific needs please feel free to contact us directly. We are happy to learn about your challenges.

Know-How Transfer

We have state of the art know-how and keep updating it by attending selected conferences, developer meetings and congresses. In our metapatial-Update© Workshops we compile an overview about current geospatial and GIS technologies ready to be imparted to you. Depending on your needs you can book us on a monthly, quarterly or yearly schedule. Additionally we offer trainings for OSGeo Technology specifically tailored to your needs. For more information please contact us.

Check our list of Publications to get an overview of our core area of work. The "Current Events" page lists public appearances of Arnulf Christl which are good opportunities to meet him personally.

Project Steering

We responsibly manage your project. With more than 15 years of experience in the geospatial industry we know the market, the technology and the service providers. The success of large IT project depends a lot on well informed leadership. Acting as independent third party project managers metaspatial can provide overarching quality assurance in projects involving several distributors and service providers. We believe that quality does not happen on paper but in the real world.

Requirement Analysis and Research

Metaspatial performs detailed requirement analyses and develops individual software architectures applying proven models (for example RM-ODP). We perform market researches and compile technology reports to help your management take informed decisions. Many years of hands-on experience make sure that we do not create paper tigers but solid solutions.


Profit from our experience as developers of complex architectures in the geospatial domain to help you create meaningful procurement papers. We know how to successfully conduct procurements by considering both the point of view of the service provider and that of the ordering party.

Metaspatial Monitoring-Service©

Metaspatial moitors your geospatial service infrastructure and raises alarms in case of failures. Daily protocols inform you of the exernal availability of your services and gives you an indication of the performance of your network connection. The metaspatial Monitoring-Service prepares you for the INSPIRE Network Services rules. Send inquiries for further details directly to us.

Committee Proxy

Metaspatial is an active member of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and maintains direct contacts with the steering committees of OSGeo software projects and is involved in the INSPIRE process. We help you to push your change requests both into the standards process and the software.

Ask metaspatial to act as your proxy in committees. We commit to get your work packages done effectively by professionals in Open Source collaboration and standards consensus processes.