A number of misconceptions about GIS exist among surveyors. Many believe that GIS is only for large companies that have many employees. Some think the implementation cost is much too high to easily recoup the initial expenditure. Others believe that they don’t have the capability to pay someone to maintain a GIS, that it won’t help with the firm’s day-to-day operations, or that it won’t help them generate greater profits.
In the April 2017 issue of POB, find out how 3D tools played a role in the renovation of the Institute of Civil Engineers headquarters in London. Also, POB releases the results of its 2017 3D Surveying Trends Study.