Last Meeting - November 10th, 2016

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Last Meeting – November 10th, 2016

BUSINESS BENEFITS OF GIS: AN ROI APPROACH

Ross Smith – Co Author of the Esri Press Book / PA Consulting

Why invest, or further invest, in GIS technology/capability? How much investment is needed? When will the benefits be delivered? What is the financial case?

TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES IN GEOSPATIAL MEASUREMENT 

Dr. Jan Van Sickle – Independent Contractor

Technological advances have improved measurement since NAD83 and NAVD88 were rolled out many years ago revealing inadequacies in both.  They will both be replaced with reference frames that will be fundamentally different than they are today.  This change will not be handled by simple transformations.