Advantages of GIS

1. Cost Savings from Greater Efficiency:

Typical implementations can result in a savings of 10 to 30 percent in operational expenses through reduction in fuel use and staff time, improved customer service, and more efficient GIS helped the City of Woodland refine its fleet scheduling, saving fuel and labour.

2. Better Decision Making:

GIS is the go-to technology for making better decisions about Common examples include real estate site selection, route/corridor selection, evacuation planning, conservation, natural resource extraction,etc.   Making correct decisions about location is critical to the success of an organization. For instance, GIS-based disaster decision support system typhoons.

3. Improved Communication:

GIS-based maps and visualizations greatly assist in understanding situations and in storytelling. They are a type of language that improves communication between different teams, departments, disciplines, professional fields, organizations, and the Michels Corporation improved collaboration and communication with GIS .

4. Managing Geographically:

GIS is becoming essential to understanding what is happening and what will happen in geographic Once we understand, we can prescribe action. This new approach to management—managing geographically—is transforming the way organizations operate. Kuwait University used GIS to design and build a multibillion- dollar expansion.