GIS rollout sparks skill push for 500

Donovan, Tristan
July 2003
IT Training;Jul/Aug2003, p8
Trade Publication
Hundreds of staffmembers at Leeds City Council are being taught how to use a new geographical information system (GIS). The 500 staff at the council are taking a variety of courses on how to use the new technology. 'Eighty percent of our data can be spatially enabled and the GIS allows us to do that,' says Kevin Crotty, the council's GIS programme manager. Most of the training, which will take the form of a rolling programme from the end of July 2003, will target end-users in the council's environmental health, information technology, housing, legal and planning departments.


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