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									The changing face of the GI economy




                        ed.parsons@autodesk.com
                   GIS Applications Manager, EMEA
               Agenda

• It’s not just maps anymore
• Spatial data needs of the new GI



    GI futures
  economy
• The wireless tornado
• From products to services
• The end of "traditional GIS" companies
      GIS Industry Drivers

• Government, utilities and


                   Speed
  communications face similar demands..
  – Less people do more.
  – Speed to satisfied customers.
  – Reducing process inefficiencies.
• The internet !
• Industry demands not technology but
  integrated solutions.
It’s not just maps anymore ..

Then..               Now..
• Automated          • Automated BOM and
  mapping.             workstep
                       generation.
• Facilities
                     • Online access to
  management.          manufacturer’s
• GIS.                 facility databases.
• Integration with   • Purchasing and
  other corporate      bidding online.
  databases.         • Scheduling of work
                       crews.
       Spatial data needs

• Development in GIS tools and
  techniques has been rapid
• More spatial data is becoming available
  everyday
• The way in which we buy geospatial
  data and its delivery mechanism
  remains that of fifty years ago
  – The Map tile
  – The Postal service
Spatial Data - buy by weight

• The new GI Economy will demand a change
  in to digital data supply chain.
• For Example.
  – Supply all glasshouses within 1500 meters of the
    anti-clockwise carriageway of the M25 motorway
    between junction 10 and junction 15.
• Possible to implement a system of charging
  based upon the amount of data transferred.
• Data hosted at supplier.
     The Wireless Tornado

         wap
• Wireless access to the Web will
  dominate by 2002
• There will be 1.27 billion global users
  of wireless data services by 2005
• Desktop functionality on mobile devices


       GPRS
      Device Convergence

Mobile device of the future..
• PDA.
• Mobile Phone.
• GPS.
• Credit Card.

• What about applications and data ?
  From products to services

• Users will subscribe to location based
  services.
• Services which solve ..

                Where ?
  – Where am I ?
  – Where is the closest toilet/McDonalds.
  – Book a flight to Paris, and tell me when the
    next train leaves to the airport.
The end of "traditional GIS" companies ?

  •   Application Hosting
  •   Web based tools

  www
  •
  •
      Standards based
      Portal development



               .com
The end of "traditional GIS" companies




           Business Support Systems
The end of "traditional GIS" companies




                                Location
                  Personal
                                Services
      Business
      Support    Productivity
GIS   Systems
     Our challenge today..

CIO Requirements
• Deployable in 15 weeks or less
• Plug & play with legacy systems
• Component-based architecture
• Browser-based
• Standard operating environment

								
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