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.
In the third edition of our series profiling urban planning, development, and design students from across the country, masters students from the University of Washington, Georgia Institute
XML tells the web browser software about the structure and type of information it's displaying, distinguishing content from format by adding metadata.
We predicted that planning specialties would begin developing their own XML schemas in a 1999 article for APA's Planning magazine, 'X' Marks the Spot
"The newest polluters are not chemical manufacturers leaking toxins into the air. Neither are they logging conglomerates clearing ancient forests nor avaricious developers turning wetlands into strip malls. The newest polluters are in your pocket, atop your desk, or clogging your telephone lines with streams of digital effluent."
This is the fifth year that Accenture has surveyed international e-Gov efforts, and they report that they have found five overall trends: eGovernment advances are diminishing; eGovernment leaders are reaping tangible savings; Adoption of e-gov remains a challenge; The challenge of integrating e-gov is changing; and Personalization is emerging.
In PLANetizen's new interview series, Stefanos Polyzoides, co-founder of the Congress for the New Urbanism and co-principal of the architecture and urbanist firm Moule & Polyzoides, ans
U.S. consumers are being cheated out of the chance to buy the greenest possible computers, according to the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition and other environmental groups that have joined forces on the Computer TakeBack Campaign.
In the second edition of our series profiling urban planning, development, and design students from across the country, masters students from the University of Southern California, Universi
Though smart growth and new urbanism have different origins, constituencies, and tactics, the leaders of these movements must identify how they complement one another.
In the first edition of a new series profiling urban planning, development, and design students from across the country, masters students from the University of Maryland, University of Cali
While there's no consensus on the precise number of white-collar jobs American companies will outsource to India in the coming years, it seems increasingly clear that millions of middle cla
Participants in an Internet email discussion list recently engaged in a heated debate on the impact of libertarian principles on urban planning in the United States.
Transportation has become far too important to be steered by people who prefer the existing automobile-dominated system.
Although Houston is the only major American city with no formal zoning code, the city's land use regulations have historically been nearly as meddlesome, as pro-sprawl, and as anti-pedestri