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Unit 67 - Implementation Issues

  • Author(s): Unit 67, CC in GIS
  • Dueker, Ken
  • Editor(s): Goodchild, Michael F.
  • Kemp, Karen K.
  • et al.

This unit discusses common issues that arise when an organization acquires and implements a GIS. It describes potential problems within organizations such as overemphasis on technology, rigid work patterns, inflexibility, inappropriate decision-making procedures, staffing and assignment of responsibilities. The conclusion presents strategies to facilitate success.

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