Tallon, William J.
B.S. (Bachelor of Science)
Department of Operations Management and Information Systems
Geographical information systems can be used to increase organizations' operational efficiency. The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of what a geographical information system is, what it can be used for, and what is needed to implement GIS technology within an organization. This paper is largely aimed at informing an organizational decision maker with information concerning implementing a geographic information system. This paper discusses many current examples of how organizations use geographical information systems as well as the future in the development and use of geographical information systems. Secondary sources were my main research method for this paper. I discovered that GIS technology is current playing a major role in the government and utility sectors. It was also discovered that GIS technology is growing rapidly in the education and business sectors.
Mantoan, Jon C., "Implementing Geographical Information Systems to increase organizations' operational efficiency" (1998). Honors Capstones. 649.
Northern Illinois University
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Implementing GIS to increase organizations' operational efficiency