The Resource Achieving business success with GIS, Bruce Douglas

Achieving business success with GIS, Bruce Douglas

Label
Achieving business success with GIS
Title
Achieving business success with GIS
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Douglas
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Summary: "Achieving Business Success with GIS explores the business environment of making GIS technology successful for professional organisations using it. The book focuses on the use of GIS technology to enhance businesses and provides a business-focused rationale for using spatial technologies to address real problems encountered by user organisations."
  • "Written at a practical level, suited to the business audience, the book applies academic rigour to practical and commercial issues and offers viewpoints from all parties involved in GIS implementation. It provides tangible advice ranging from technical and financial to organisational and commercial, Unique in its approach, the book provides clear, practical advice and discusses how to develop a GIS strategy, how requirements should be defined and how to select and implement the most appropriate GIS. A discussion on the issues that need to be considered to ensure success when using GIS and issues relevant to the spatial industry are also included. Above all, this book seeks to provide the mechanism so that spatial technologies support and enhance the delivery of business benefits to the organisation implementing the technology."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
658.05
Index
index present
LC call number
G70.212
LC item number
.D68 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Achieving business success with GIS, Bruce Douglas
Publication
Note
Includes index
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  • mel
Contents
Contents: 1. Introduction -- 2. The Spatial Information Industry -- 3. Introducing the Elements of a GIS Strategy -- 4. Developing the Business Focus -- 5. Developing the Data/Information Focus -- 6. Developing the Organisational Focus -- 7. Developing the Application and Technology Focus -- 8. Developing a GIS Strategy -- 9. Cost/Benefit Analysis/Return on Investment -- 10. Selecting a GIS -- 11. Implementing GIS -- 12. The Best and the Worst -- 13. Closing Remarks
Control code
000042110403
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 156 p.
Isbn
9780470727249
Lccn
2007033358
Other physical details
ill.
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.b23208065
System control number
  • rm23208065
  • (OCoLC)165082837

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Melbourne Burwood CampusBorrow it
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