Re: GIS and tech writing?

Subject: Re: GIS and tech writing?
From: "Bill Swallow" <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Ned Bedinger" <doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2007 11:21:17 -0500

I've been in this field for over 5 years now ( We
have 15 writers worldwide. The online mapping is near-recent on the
scene, but GIS/mapping software and business intelligence use of them
has been ongoing for at least a couple decades now.

On Nov 19, 2007 11:15 PM, Ned Bedinger <doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com> wrote:
> I've been noticing the proliferation of online maps in recent years.
> Being an erstwhile mapping technician myself, I've been wondering what
> sort of writing work goes along with with the work of geography,
> mapping, and computer-based mapping with Geographic Information Systems
> (GIS).
> I've never worked with GIS, but I do know a lot about surveying and the
> past generation of mapping tech. I'm just beginning to learn ArcGIS (the
> big PC-based GIS package from ESRI, Inc), and I'd like to hear from
> anyone who works in this apparently expanding field.

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