Workshop Program: GIS Design Basics

Landon begins this workshop with a simple definition of GIS design. He then provides an overview of a high-level GIS design process that you can follow at the start of every new GIS project. The workshop continues with a discussion of why good GIS design is important and when it is essential. The workshop concludes with a detailed walk-through of the GIS design process based on the high-level process described in the beginning of the workshop.

If part of your job is to plan and implement GIS projects, this workshop will help you be more effective.

Workshop Outline

  • What is GIS Design?
  • Why is Good GIS Design Important?
  • When is Good GIS Design Essential?
  • A Simple GIS Design Proces

Workshop Exercises

  • High Level GIS Design Example
  • Calculating GIS Design ROI
  • Identifying Critical Projects for Formal GIS Design
  • GIS Design Process Example