Over the past several years my work has been focusing more and more on web GIS applications and I have chosen to use open source technologies rather than commercial applications for several reasons. Continue reading “Five reasons QGIS should be the backbone of your open source web GIS project”
What is web GIS?
When most people think about web GIS, they think about publishing a map or a data set for the world to see. That’s certainly part of it, but only a small part. For many years when I would try to sell my employers on the concept of web GIS they would reply “We don’t want everyone to see our proprietary information.” After digging in and learning more on my own I began to realize that there was much more to web GIS than publishing content. Continue reading “Why your organization needs a web GIS strategy.”