Workshop Description: Today, most government organizations have some type of GIS programs in place. They vary from being in their early stages, to the rebuilding or tuning-up phase, to being completed changed as new technologies and applications emerge. This workshop is designed to provide guidelines for managing your GIS program. It will look at the various organizational and technical issues program managers must address in order to develop a successful GIS program. The discussions will include managing all aspects of a GIS program from staffing and budgeting to procuring technology and working with vendors. A variety of real world examples will be presented showing a range of GIS programs and their implementations. This course presents an overview of successful and unsuccessful techniques for implementing GIS.
Intended Audience: GIS Program Management is a must for anyone embarking upon a GIS program, involved with a less-than-successful GIS, or who is seeking ways to improve a successful implementation.
Instructor: Greg Babinski, King County GIS Center, Seattle, WA.
Class information: Class size limited to 50 attendees. Register early to reserve your space. Registration fee includes workbook, certificate of completion, and refreshment breaks (lunch is on your own – multiple options within immediate area).
Hotel information: Fairfield Inn & Suites Dallas North at the Galleria 13900 Parkside Center Boulevard · Dallas, Texas 75244 USA.