Spatial recognised as a trend in Queensland economy

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 12:00 AM

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By SIBA|GITA
A report prepared for the Queensland Government...
 
A report prepared for the Queensland Government by the PWC Chair for Digital Economy at QUT identifies spatial information, in particular GIS, as one of the trends shaping the Queensland economy.

The report, which has not yet been made public, includes case studies from the beef, education and training, fintech, healthcare and social service, manufacturing, mining, spatial and veterinary industries.  SIBA|GITA CEO Deanna Hutchinson and Queensland member Chris Schlebush have been working with the Digital Economy team at QUT to advocate for the specific inclusion of spatial information in the research, and are delighted with the results.

“The early findings are very encouraging in terms of growing understanding of the role for spatial information in economic shifts,” said CEO Deanna Hutchinson.

The research so far has focussed on identifying high level trends across technology, business, social, and government support.

Spatial businesses are now invited to complete the survey. Emerging technology, business and social trends

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