Industry Experts Offer Proven Planning Models

New Esri Press Books Document Best Practices

Established planning methodologies and models can play major roles in helping manage an organization's time, employee, and money resources, regardless of the endeavor. Learn how to support your GIS systems and related workflows, no matter the industry, with new books from Esri Press.

buy me nowThinking About GIS: Geographic Information System Planning for Managers, Fourth Edition
By Roger Tomlinson
Based on decades of the author's consulting experience and global seminars, Thinking About GIS helps organizations succeed in implementing or expanding GIS. Roger Tomlinson, the "father of GIS," details a practical planning method that will help managers at all technical levels assess the needs of their organizations and establish what is required from a GIS. The fourth edition adds new case studies, an additional appendix that discusses custom workflows, and a DVD that includes exercises from Tomlinson's Planning a GIS training course and video of his Planning and Managing a GIS presentation from the Esri International User Conference. ISBN: 978-1-58948-273-9, 268 pp., $54.95

buy me nowArc Hydro Groundwater: GIS for Hydrogeology
By Gil Strassberg, Norman L. Jones, and David R. Maidment
Innovators within the hydrology community, authors Strassberg, Jones, and Maidment contribute a design for groundwater management based on ArcGIS that can be widely and easily adopted as documented in Arc Hydro Groundwater: GIS for Hydrogeology. The geographic data model, accordingly named Arc Hydro Groundwater, addresses the application of GIS to hydrogeology, providing a standard model that federal, state, and regional groundwater agencies can follow and apply to a broad range of water resource issues. This book is an invaluable resource for hydrologists, water professionals, GIS specialists, academics, and students who work with groundwater data to research and solve water resource problems. ISBN: 978-1-58948-198-5, 176 pp., $64.95

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