2017 NEURISA Day

Monday, October 16th

Great Wolf Lodge, Fitchburg, MA


GIS Program Management Workshop

  • 11 Jan 2016
  • UMASS Boston Science Bldg, 3rd floor, Room 20
  • 1

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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. Specific topics include:
• Program development
• Project management techniques
• Budgeting
• Staffing
• Sustaining program support
• And managing consultants and vendors

The New England Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (NEURISA) is the professional association of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) practitioners in New England. NEURISA is a nonprofit 501(c)6 organization whose mission is to advance the effective and appropriate use of GIS and related information technologies to solve challenges throughout the region.
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