Now in a fully revised and expanded second edition, this widely adopted text and practical reference addresses all aspects of developing and using geographic information systems (GIS) within an organization. Coverage includes the role of the GIS professional, how geographic information fits into broader management information systems, the use of GIS in strategic planning, and ways to navigate the organizational processes that support or inhibit the success of GIS implementation. All chapters retained from the prior edition have been thoroughly updated to reflect significant technological, empirical, and conceptual advances, as well as the changing contexts of GIS use. New chapters discuss organizational politics, metadata, legal issues, and GIS ethics.Designed to seat 555 people in a two-deck configuration, Airbus developed the project as a new venture to provide long-haul airlines a means to cross large distances while carrying hundreds of passengers. Airbus first began studies on a anbsp;...
|Title||:||Managing Geographic Information Systems, Second Edition|
|Author||:||Nancy J. Obermeyer, Jeffrey K. Pinto|
|Publisher||:||Guilford Press - 2007-12-03|