“Breaking down the silos between and among the custodians of
government data is important to help release the full power of
Prof. Fraser Taylor
Director, Geomatics and
Carleton University, Canada
Geospatial is not special anymore. Locational information on a wide variety of topics not usually associated with the traditional geospatial market is now ubiquitous and growing very rapidly. Almost all businesses, regardless of sector, can benefit from this opportunity — from the organisation of their own enterprise wide data management system to the sale of their products. This is especially true of the increasing market for location based services.
Looking at such a scenario I believe, Academia is Stuck in a GIS Time Warp