ArcWatch: GIS News, Views, and Insights

February 2015

Four Thoughts on the Future of GIS

By Michael Goodchild
Emeritus Professor of Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara

The world we know and love and call “GIS” has grown by many orders of magnitude since Roger Tomlinson coined the acronym in the 1960s. Facing us in the future will be questions and issues that deal with data privacy, big data, and even how we define GIS. Read the article.

Four Thoughts on the Future of GIS
Will the world of GIS look very different in a few years?

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The Tip

Manage Multiple Items in the Catalog Contents Panel

ArcMap includes a catalog window you can use to organize and manage various types of geographic information. But did you know you can change the Catalog window to include a contents panel that lets you manage multiple items at the same time? Read the tip.

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