Geographic Information Management in Local Government by Ian Gilfoyle,Peter Thorpe

By Ian Gilfoyle,Peter Thorpe

As early pioneers within the use of electronic geographic facts, many neighborhood governments within the united kingdom have been sooner than their opposite numbers in primary govt and the personal quarter within the software of GIS know-how. to fulfill present demanding situations, neighborhood gurus needs to coordinate the newest expertise with powerful details administration recommendations, human and cultural matters, and organizational buildings and tactics. Geographic details administration in neighborhood Government examines the criteria which are essential to make sure that actual merits are introduced from the enhanced availability of geographic details.

Written by way of practitioners with huge executive event, this four-part ebook examines helping expertise, the knowledge that fuels it, and the human elements that aid or prevent profitable GIS implementation. Exploring the background of geographic info administration in neighborhood govt, this quantity deals a realistic evaluate of the topic and what neighborhood gurus have to do so as to prevail.

The creation covers the emergence of Geographic details administration (GIM) and GIS in neighborhood govt and explains why they're very important. half 2 explains the main parts of human and organizational concerns, facts, the know-how toolbox, GIS choice and implementation, and coordinating mechanisms. half three presents in-depth analyses of 9 case reviews at the use of know-how by way of neighborhood united kingdom professionals. half four appears ahead to the clients and demanding situations for extra GIM through neighborhood governments.

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