29 October 2009

On the Importance of GEODATA

Dangermond on Data Sharing at NASCIO

(From the future of IT Article: http://www.crn.com/government/220900874;jsessionid=WTH45KCTUU4UVQE1GHRSKHWATMY32JVN )

An article at CRN highlights what some industry leaders consider the most disruptive technologies today, during the National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO) conference in Austin, Texas. Among them: virtualization (if you don’t know what that is, this is a good time to look it up!) and social networking. And, geodata and its use.

Jack Dangermond, president and CEO of ESRI, a Redlands, Calif.-based geographic information systems (GIS) developer(AKAYHAN Notes> World