Business – Retailers, insurance agents, real estate agents, and others seeking to understand markets better than ever before find that GIS can assist in many ways, such as marketing and optimizing business openings and closings. GIS can visualize, manage, and analyze any business asset (employees, customers, and facilities) because they all have a place in the world.
Government – Geospatial data and technology is very important to the Government because nearly everything in the public realm happens in the context of geography. Governments use GIS to analyze complex situations and create solutions across disciplines. GIS helps them increase efficiency, reduce costs, improve coordination, and provides accountability.
Natural Resources – Biologists, geologists, ecologists, environmentalists, hydrologists, urban planners, and petroleum engineers rely on GIS for analysis as they make important decisions regarding the earth’s resources. They use GIS to manage, preserve, and restore our natural resources.
Public Safety – GIS provides us with a tool for complex planning and analysis and assists in faster, more accurate decision making. It lets us access critical data faster, allows data modeling, and provides data visualization to improve situational awareness.
Transportation – Transportation professionals use GIS as an important tool in managing, planning, evaluating, and maintaining transportation systems. It let’s us model travel patterns, optimize road construction, and identify noise regulation violations.
Utilities & Communication – GIS provides a common platform to access business data, manage assets, update network information, integrate work orders, find customer information, and prepare reports for utility and communication companies. GIS allows organizations to enhance network maps and business information with weather intelligence, topography, rights-of-way, satellite imagery, and field data.