While the traditional methods of capturing, analyzing, and managing geographical data had constraints such as restrictive boundaries, the advent of technologically advanced Geographic Information System (GIS) has enabled enterprises to address a variety of needs, including data creation, modification, visualization, analysis and dissemination. This evolvement over the period of time has enhanced enterprises to be capable of integrating with other enterprise systems, displaying data in the same way (styles or symbols) for desktop Web and Mobile users and reusable functionality across Desktop Web and Mobile platforms. As the needs of enterprises are changing with the development of cutting edge technologies, GIS packages are increasingly including analytical tools that can aid enterprises especially in spatial analysis. It has also allowed users to create interactive queries, analyze spatial information, edit data in maps and present the results of all these operations. Today, with the widespread of GIS technology, several organizations are offering GIS solutions that can aid the enterprises to function seamlessly. Apart from the cost effective solutions provided for enterprises, GIS also delivers many applications related to engineering, planning, management, logistics / transport, insurance and telecommunication. It has enabled people from different fields to leverage GIS technology with ease and comfort.
The current edition of APAC CIOoutlook presents to you the “25 Most Promising GIS Solution providers”. The list intends to bring some of the most prominent organizations which are at the forefront of providing reliable and cost effective GIS solutions of the highest calibre.