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Geographic Information Systems Overview

What are Geographic Information Systems?

Geographic Information Systems (or GIS) provide the functions needed to gather and store Earth-based spatial or geographical data for analysis, building maps, or for map-based applications and studies. Companies deploy GIS applications to map data, identify problems, track trends, and improve predictive modeling.

GIS software has tools that combine spatial data, layers, and location data to create 3D scenes.

Capable GIS software will have tools for the input and manipulation of geographic data. It will integrate spatial data with other data resources; it might even use a database management system (DBMS) to manage spatial data. Finally, it will have tools for visualization and analysis.

Geographic Information Systems Features & Capabilities

  • Mapping to create visual models of your data

  • Analysis and processing tools

  • Publishing capabilities to various online sources

  • Import from Excel

  • Export to .pdf

  • Third party integrations

  • Dashboard management

  • Some vendors offer live updates from sensors deployed in the field

Pricing Information

There is a large range in GIS pricing. One vendor offers a free/open source solution while others charge a flat fee starting at $1,500 for a single license/user on a single platform. Some vendors charge per users per month, in the $20 to $150 range. Enterprise-level users will require a custom quote.

Geographic Information Products

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Esri in Redlands, California offers ArcGIS, a geographic information system.


QGIS (formerly Quantum GIS) is a free and open source geographic information system.


Mapbox in Washington, DC presents a geographic information system.

CARTO (formerly CartoDB)

Carto (formerly CartoDB) in Brooklyn, New York offers their location intelligence solution.


Caliper Corporation headquartered in Newton offers Maptitude, designed to be a robust and easy-to-use professional Location Intelligence (LI) tool. Maptitude provides features that allow the user to take advantage of the geographic elements of enterprise (or government) data, and…


IP Geolocation service available as database, programming API and hosted solution.

MapInfo Pro

Pitney Bowes offers MapInfo Pro, a Geographic Information System (GIS).

Google Maps API

Google Maps APIs allow developers to integrate Google Maps into a website or retrieve information from Google Maps.

Enghouse NetDesigner

Enghouse Networks offers NetDesigner, a geographic information system (GIS), a spatial information system for visualizing assets.

Weather Defender

Weather Defender is weather alert, tracking, and information software from SWIFT Weather.

WeWork Euclid

Euclid Analytics was an in-store customer analytic software acquired by WeWork in 2019.


HERE Technologies headquartered in Chicago offers HERE Maps, a technology solution for generating high-resolution indoor or outdoor maps.

HERE Geocoding

HERE Technologies headquartered in Chicago offers HERE Geocoding, a precise geocoding solution for locations, postal codes, addresses, and other uses.


SiteZeus headquartered in Tamp offers a location intelligence solution optimized for demand forecasting and demand selection.

CyberSWIFT Land Acquisition and management System

CyberSWIFT Land Acquisition & Management System (LAMS) is a web-based business solution that aims to help organizations manage and monitor large areas of land.This solution is a mix of GIS (Geographic Information System) and MIS (Management Information System) which can be used…

vMAP Portal

vMAP is a powerful, accessible web-based Geographic Information System (GIS) software program providing businesses with data visualisation, analysis, route calculation, reporting and many other valuable features. According to the vendor, vMAP is a mapping option with a simple setup…


Caliper Corporation in Newton offers TransCAD as a Geographic Information System (GIS) designed specifically for use by transportation professionals to store, display, manage, and analyze transportation data. TransCAD combines GIS and transportation modeling capabilities in a single…

Yandex.Maps API

The Yandex.Maps API for Business (Commercial API) allows users to track transport, use maps in closed systems, and exceed the daily limit on requests. Suitable for high-load systems and projects with large audiences.


gvSIG is an interoperable GIS boasting thousands of users worldwide, from OSGEO. The vendor presents the solution as easy to work in a variety of formats, vector and raster files, databases and remote services. gvSIG Desktop is designed to be an extensible solution, allowing thus…


OpenJUMP is an open source Geographic Information System (GIS) written in the Java programming language. It is developed and maintained by a group of volunteers from around the globe.


GRASS GIS is an open source geographic analysis support system associated to OSGeo, and supported by the GRASS Development Team. It is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.


LandVision, from Digital Map Products, is a property research, analysis, & planning application. The product aims to help you the information you need quickly and easily to make informed location decisions with these online mapping and research solutions. LandVision provides…


Galigeo is location intelligence software from the company of the same name.

Pythagoras CAD + GIS

Belgian company Pythagoras offers their eponymous CAD and Geographic Information System.