Use of project management and systems design engineering techniques to identify, document, analyze, and meet user needs for GIS. A strong emphasis is placed upon working with other students as a multidisciplinary team; each team will move progressively through a typical GIS implementation and management process for an organization. Case studies are examined for the insight they can provide in GIS management.
- Completion of GIS technical core courses. Course registration is restricted to current students registered in a BCIT GIS program.
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Upon successful completionof this course, the student will be able to:
- List the classic mistakes of RAD software development.
- Describe how organizations develop a strategy for implementing GIS.
- Identify motivating factors for adopting GIS.
- Develop a list of benefits for a GIS business case.
- Describe how organizations plan and execute a GIS implementation project.
- Define the scope of a GIS project.
- Develop a GIS implementation plan.
- Acquire cost estimates for GIS infrastructure, facilities, development and staff.
- Define GIS team structures.
- Develop a GIS Enterprise architecture.
- Identify project risks.
- Explain the typical pitfalls of implementing a GIS.
- Describe how organizations maintain a GIS facility.
- Determine the structure and location of the enterprise GIS support system.
- Identify maintenance procedures for an enterprise GIS.
Effective as of Winter 2012
Management Issues in GIS (GIST 8110) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Construction and the Environment
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