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By Ian Gilfoyle,Peter Thorpe

As early pioneers within the use of electronic geographic info, many neighborhood governments within the united kingdom have been sooner than their opposite numbers in relevant executive and the personal region within the software of GIS know-how. to satisfy present demanding situations, neighborhood experts needs to coordinate the newest expertise with potent info administration suggestions, human and cultural concerns, and organizational buildings and approaches. Geographic info administration in neighborhood Government examines the standards which are essential to make sure that genuine advantages are brought from the enhanced availability of geographic info.

Written via practitioners with wide govt event, this four-part ebook examines helping expertise, the knowledge that fuels it, and the human components that aid or prevent winning GIS implementation. Exploring the background of geographic details administration in neighborhood executive, this quantity deals a realistic evaluation of the topic and what neighborhood experts have to do so as to prevail.

The creation covers the emergence of Geographic info administration (GIM) and GIS in neighborhood executive and explains why they're very important. half 2 explains the foremost components of human and organizational matters, info, the know-how toolbox, GIS choice and implementation, and coordinating mechanisms. half three presents in-depth analyses of 9 case experiences at the use of know-how via neighborhood united kingdom professionals. half four seems to be ahead to the customers and demanding situations for extra GIM via neighborhood governments.

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