Instructor: Dave Peters, Esri
Description: Does your organization need a consistent methodology for planning and managing a GIS? We will focus on the practical aspects of planning and implementing a GIS that integrates with your business strategy and workflows. You'll learn business practices to achieve organization-wide coordination and information sharing as well as a proven approach to cost-benefit analysis and return on investment. Further discussions include the day-to-day details of GIS management, creating the personnel and technical environments for hardware acquisition and deployment, system migration, legal issues, risk analysis, and more.
Audience: Current or potential GIS managers or senior executives who need to understand the steps toward building a successful GIS in their organizations.