GIS Anytime, Anywhere

Authored by: Terry Bossomaier , Brian A. Hope , Christoph Karon

Online GIS and Spatial Metadata

Print publication date:  December  2015
Online publication date:  December  2015

Print ISBN: 9781482220155
eBook ISBN: 9781482220162
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b19465-12

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Abstract

There has been significant growth in mobile applications since the first edition of this book, almost to the point that if you are in business and you don't have a mobile capability in your organisation, then the end may be near. This importance of mobile to an online organisation is reflective of the number of smart phones and tablet devices now in circulation. It is also seen in habits of users who demand information anywhere, anytime, including where and when and many mobile apps are using Online GIS to give directions on how to get there and how long it may take. However, there is more to creating a successful mobile app. This chapter highlights some of the information that organisations should be considering if they are planning to develop a useable mobile GIS capability in the marketplace.

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