Goodchild on Looking Forward: Five Thoughts on the Future of GIS

Looking Forward: Five Thoughts on the Future of GIS

By Michael F. Goodchild, ESRI ArcWatch, Feb 2011

Jack and Laura Dangermond Professor of Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara

Any attempt to forecast the future is dangerous, and attempts to prophesy about GIS are especially fraught, so what follows should be taken with a large grain of salt. But it is good to think about where we—the GIS community—might be headed, and perhaps this short contribution will stimulate other members of the community to ponder and discuss the possibilities.

For full article, visit Esri ArcWatch February 2011 – Looking Forward: Five Thoughts on the Future of GIS.

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