Consumerized Geography Will Change Your Utility GIS Strategy

Archived Published: 30 November 2012 ID: G00246251


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Consumer-focused innovation is disrupting the GIS market by commoditizing geospatial data. Utility IT leaders will be offered new options for a GIS application development ecosystem.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
  • Impacts and Recommendations
    • Consumerization of geospatial technologies will boost business-side expectations and inspire new utility applications
    • Shifting market dynamics will challenge incumbent utility GIS vendors' ability to satisfy business expectations, prompting utility CIOs to evaluate new GIS capabilities
    • Continued acceleration in the geospatial market will cause utility CIOs to redirect spending for new geospatial applications toward GIS platform providers and their partners
  • Recommended Reading
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