There are lots of bad maps. The USGS is crowd sourcing TNM. Apple fired people over bad maps. OpenStreetMap quality is superior to many – even Bing. How Important is map quality? To web users? To mobile users? To the Media? To the big issues of the day: national security, energy independence. How much faith do we put in our maps?
Getting to Know ArcGIS for Desktop, Third Edition, has been updated for ArcGIS 10.1. This new edition includes chapters and exercises related to working with ArcGIS Online, creating web maps, and searching for shared online data. Visit www.esri.com/esripress for more information.
Join us at the inaugural .Map Conference September 8-10 in Boston.
Web Map Solutions' Matt Sheehan suggested last month that the GIS industry is splitting. But apparently he was not sure since he put a question mark at the end of the blog post title. So, is the GIS world splitting?