WIT Press


GIS Supported Management Information Systems In Road Administration Domain

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/MIS000161

Volume

24

Pages

8

Published

2000

Size

970 kb

Author(s)

N.C. Babic

Abstract

The main goal, that should guide development of management information systems, is development of tools that are useful for busy practitioners to access and use information. Practitioners need methods to answer questions and make decisions. At the same time, a trend of increasing specialisation is evident in today's business. Therefore, applications should be tailored to help the user accomplish related tasks quickly. It is important to present the user with just what he/she needs and when it is needed. Also, an appropriate level of data abstraction should be provided to decision makers. Visualisation plays a very important role in this process. In the construction industry, especially road construction, visualisation is implemented with the help of GIS tools. However, we must not restrict GIS usage to map generati

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