This book is a comprehensive guide and reference to the field of GIS management. It provides practical information on the development, implementation, and operation of GIS programs and projects—for a full range of public sector, not-for-profit, and private sector organizations and companies. This book takes a practical approach providing clear descriptions of concepts, issues, and practices that may be used in operational to improve and maximize the efficiency of GIS programs and projects.
The book covers all pertinent topics, including: a) organizational structures, b) program governance, c) strategic and implementation planning, d) project planning and management, e) funding and financial management, f) communications, g) human resources and staff management, h) legal concerns, policies, and standards, i) technical management and administration, and j) GIS office operations.. A full chapter on additional resources provides an excellent guide to GIS and IT organizations, Web sites, and publications, and a well-organized set of suggested readings.
In addition, those who acquire this book will be given access to a comprehensive library of “supplemental digital materials”—actual documents, spreadsheets, and graphics that provide real-world examples and tools on topics covered in the book.
Author: Peter L. Croswell, PMP, GISP, CMS
Published by Kessey Dewitt Publications in association with URISA, 460 pp.
2019, ISBN13: 978-0-9824093-1-2
Price: $175 plus $10 shipping and handling for U.S. mailing addresses; $40 for Canada; contact URISA for international orders.
- Discounts available for bulk orders and for college/university faculty and students). Contact URISA for details.