Its time to look back. To review our most popular blog posts of 2016. We stirred the pot a little this year. Had our hands slapped on more than one occasion, but opened up many interesting conversations. Here are the 8 posts which most caught readers attention:
8 Most Popular GIS Posts of 2016
1. How much does ArcGIS Online REALLY Cost?
If I told you about a client whose basic $2500 ArcGIS Online investment suddenly grew to $25,000 would you be shocked? How about if I mentioned they could not be happier …. Read the article.
2. What’s the point of Esri partners?
Esri partners are a large, varied, and skilled group. But what value do these organizations bring to the Esri ecosystem and to you as an ArcGIS subscriber? Read the article.
3. An ArcGIS Jumpstart is like trying to fly without a parachute
Are you building a runway for solving your problems with ArcGIS or getting/providing a quick, short (cheap) introduction with potentially a wet landing? Read the article.
4. Desperate need for ArcGIS business solution experts
ArcGIS is so easy to use now I (ArcGIS professional) feel surplus to need. Oh, how wrong can you be? Read the article.
5. GIS SUCS
Man this post created some angst. Less the post more the title. This is a slightly modified version of the original title. But as the saying goes “Never judge a book by its cover!” Read the article.
6. Please GIS Expert Shut up and Listen!
Blah, blah blah. Why do we continue to blab on selling the benefits of this or that GIS solution. Just for a second shut up and listen! Read the article.
7. Is Entrenched Thinking the Biggest Challenge to GIS?
Are you curious, looking forward (not backwards), open to new ideas, change how you have (always) done things, prepared to listen, avoid assumptions, willing to disagree, looking to engage, prepared to explore? You might, just might not be an entrenched GIS thinker. Read the article.
8. Your Place or Mine GIS?
What could Danny Kaye and the Ugly Duckling have to do with GIS? Read the article.
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Author: Matt Sheehan
Matt Sheehan is a Principal at WebMapSolutions. Matt evangelizes GIS and intelligent maps around the world through keynotes, articles, tweets and his books. Follow him on Twitter:
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