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Governments Must Plan for Alternative GIS Strategies Created by the Nexus of Forces

Published: 28 January 2013

ID: G00248699

Analyst(s): Jeff Vining

Summary

The Nexus of Forces has created new trends in the GIS government sector and produced innovations by vendors in this space. Government GIS managers and CIOs must closely examine the array of new services offered and how they will affect future decision making.

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  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • The Nexus of Forces of cloud, social, information and mobile is creating more commercial innovation for GIS managers to more effectively address sustainability challenges
  • The Nexus of Forces is acting as a catalyst to improve the concepts, practices and planning tools used by GIS managers

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