KE-30 - The geospatial industry

Learning Objectives: 
  • Assess the involvement of non-GIS companies (e.g., Microsoft, Google) in the geospatial industry
  • Describe three applications of geospatial technology for different workforce domains (e.g., first¬†responders, forestry, water resource management, facilities management)
  • Explain why software products sold by U.S. companies may predominate in foreign markets,¬†including Europe and Australia
  • Describe the U.S. geospatial industry including vendors, software, hardware and data