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information system (GIS) is a computer-based tool for
mapping and analyzing things that exist and events that
happen on earth. GIS technology integrates common database
operations such as query and statistical analysis with the
unique visualization and geographic analysis benefits
offered by maps."
Dimension is an offshore value added service provider! It
specializes in undertaking GIS contracting services like GIS
conversion, GIS Mapping, Digital Image Processing, Remote
Sensing, Rectification of Orthophotographs, Application
Development, Conversion of manual maps to GIS etc...
GIS IN BUSINESS
Many businesses are using GIS for target marketing,
competitive analysis, demographic analysis, risk management,
route planning, and expansion analysis.
The health care industry is successfully using GIS for
marketing and promotion, research and planning, facilities
management, and finance.
Local, State, and Federal governments use GIS for economic
development, legislative reform, voter registration and
administration, zoning and land use controls, and emergency
route management, just to name a few uses.
Organizations with delivery vehicles can use GIS for routing
and scheduling, facilities management, vehicle tracking and
dispatch, and warehouse operations.
GIS is being used in agricultural business for production
analysis, precision farming, runoff and non-point source
pollution control, regulatory compliance, and financial
Higher education and K-12 have used GIS for administration,
school district remapping and student assignment, research,
teaching, and community services.
Telecommunications companies have implemented GIS for target
marketing, wireless engineering, customer support, outside
plant engineering, construction management, and
communication network routing and operation.
GAS & ELECTRIC
Gas and Electric companies use GIS for marketing, customer
service, transmission and distribution system management,
power generation and load management, meter reading, billing
and collection, finance, operations, and engineering
planning and design.
GIS is in use by the Petroleum Industry for retail,
distribution, facilities management, and exploration.
GIS is an integral part of environmental management today.
GIS can be used for site remediation, natural resource
management, waste management, water quality, groundwater
modeling, and vegetation mapping.
GIS forms an integral part of the emergency response
mechanisms in place in most large-scale E-911 installations.
The GIS is used to assist in real-time emergency response,
in addition to being used for planning the response to
future man-made or natural disasters.
Building a pipeline may require GIS for risk management,
market analysis, route planning and construction, and
operation and maintenance once the pipeline has been put
GIS has been emerging as a strong tool for many areas of
forestry, from harvesting schedules to urban forestry.
Real Estate and GIS
Resources to finding out about the application of GIS in the
real estate industry and market analysis.