GISCafe Weekly Review February 23rd, 2017

Knowing What’s Underground with GIS and BIM
February 20, 2017  by Susan Smith

“Disruptive technology changes the face of industries, but we are also in an age of disruptive data.” – Anne Kemp

TerraGo’s roots go back to the time where you could look at maps online, plan routes, etc., but if you wanted to take it with you, you had to print it out. Similarly, special purpose maps and drawings, such as those made by a CAD or GIS system (remember AM/FM?), you had to print them out on large sheets of paper and stack and bind them into a literal, physical map book. And, if you were working in a remote location in support of conflict, humanitarian assistance, emergency response, etc, you had to print out all of the relevant maps in their many, many duplicate copies, load them on a plane, and fly them to the area of interest.

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