Recovering the Economy with GIS

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With all the ideas and plans for fixing the current economic crisis in the United States, it’s not surprising that a proposal to invest in GIS as a method of recovery is being floated. Put forth by Jack Dangermond of ESRI and Anne Hale Miglarese of Booze Allen Hamilton, the four page document suggests that a “A National GIS, properly designed and effectively implemented, providing public access and using best technologies, will speed economic recovery by producing jobs and putting shovels in the ground more quickly.”

Read the PDF:

A Proposal for National Economic Recovery An Investment in Geospatial Information Infrastructure Building a National GIS – Dangermond and Migalarese

(Seen via James Fee)


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