The Benefits of GIS

The Benefits of GIS

The Benefits of GIS

Increasing awareness of GIS technologies has encouraged more and more organisations to explore the potential of their spatial data and the economic and strategic benefits this can bring them. GIS solutions can benefit almost any organisation, in almost any industry - regardless of size.

GIS has multiple applications and can deliver benefits to any business with a geographic component. These benefits fall into four distinct categories:

benefits of GIS

  • Cost Savings

    Cost Savings

    GIS is used throughout the world, on a daily basis, to drive down operational and business costs. Savings can be achieved for example, through a reduction in fuel usage, improved staff productivity and more informed decision making. A well implemented GIS will result in a more efficient and streamlined business.

  • Time Savings

    Time Savings

    By using GIS, organisations spend less time searching for, collating and managing their data. A GIS can manage all your data in one place and includes powerful analysis tools that allow you to compare datasets to identify new trends and relationships. Ultimately, a GIS can help to ensure that you and your staff are free to take care of what really matters to your business.

  • Visualisation of Data

    Visualisation of Data

    Are you struggling to interpret your organisation’s statistics or data? GIS will make your data easier to understand, enhance communication within your business and increase the impact of any information you wish to display. The visualisation of data allows for patterns, trends, problems and solutions to be easily spotted. A GIS will bring your data to life, allowing you to analyse it from a different perspective and gain fresh insight into data you thought you knew.

  • Better Decision Making

    Better Decision Making

    GIS is the ultimate decision support tool in the business world. Visualising location data can help identify new areas of opportunity and potential problem areas. Common examples include business site selection, route optimisation, asset location and customer catchment area analysis. The visual nature of GIS means that relevant data can be presented clearly, facilitating comprehensive analysis and comparison of available options upon which fully informed business decisions can be made.

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