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2004 Geospatial Technology Report

The Geospatial Information & Technology Association has published their sixth annual survey of organizations implementing
geospatial information technologies. While the full report is $145, a free excerpt from the Executive Summary is available online.

One interesting question posed by the report: Given the strong interest in "Web-based GIS, could the industry be preparing for a dramatic increase in outsourcing of GIS to third-party providers enabled by the Internet? The ASP (application service provider) model, which some longtime industry experts feel was ahead of its time, could well experience a serious boost from these developments.
Chris Steins | @urbaninsight | May 19, 2004, 4pm PDT
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The Geospatial Information & Technology Association has published their sixth annual survey of organizations implementing
geospatial information technologies. While the full report is $145, a free excerpt from the Executive Summary is available online.

One interesting question posed by the report: Given the strong interest in "Web-based GIS, could the industry be preparing for a dramatic increase in outsourcing of GIS to third-party providers enabled by the Internet? The ASP (application service provider) model, which some longtime industry experts feel was ahead of its time, could well experience a serious boost from these developments."
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