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GIS trends and opportunities for India

Ajay Lavakare
Managing Director, RMSI,
Address: RMSI, A-7 Sector 16,
NOIDA – 201 301
E-mail: [email protected]

In the new millenium, the GIS industry is seeing a number of new developments and trends that are changing the industry. Among the key trends observed are the explosion of the Internet, increasing applications of mobile and wireless computing, use of enterprise GIS, availability of remotely sensed high-resolution data, and mergers and acquisitions in the industry. This presentation covers some of the key trends, identifies opportunities for the Indian GIS community that arise from these trends, and suggests a few strategies that organizations in India could adopt in order to seize these opportunities.