Chapter 6. Developing the Organisational Focus

  1. Bruce Douglas Director

Published Online: 1 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470985595.ch6

Achieving Business Success with GIS

Achieving Business Success with GIS

How to Cite

Douglas, B. (2008) Developing the Organisational Focus, in Achieving Business Success with GIS, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470985595.ch6

Author Information

  1. Corporate GIS Consultants, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 25 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470727249

Online ISBN: 9780470985595



  • organisational structure impact;
  • inward looking and outward looking;
  • System Owner/Custodian;
  • GIS Coordinating/Steering Committee;
  • customer business units


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Impact of Organisational Structure on GIS

  • Achieving an Organisational Focus for GIS

  • Business Process Mapping and Re-engineering

  • Training and Support Issues

  • SWOT Analysis

  • Summary – Organisational Focus