Nov 28, 2009
Download As the business value of location data has been realized -- in achieving productivity gains, removing inefficiencies, improving coordination etc. �- the number of people and processes requiring geo-spatial technology has grown substantially. No longer is it affordable or sensible to purchase dedicated and prescriptive geo-spatial solutions for each specific application that could benefit from it. Today, some organizations operate three, four, or five different geo-spatial information systems creating a complex and inflexible IT infrastructure. This paper examines the alternatives.