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The situation assessment recognizes the primary business functions within the organization and then the customers conducts these functions. Business functions are distinguished as those that can be geospatially enabled and those that are likely not. The assessment identifies the capability of departmental units to respond for the stakeholder’s needs, and the capacity of the stakeholder to benefit from the provided solution.
The situation assessment identifies the following:
✓ Current GIS Practices
✓ Data Inventory
✓ Data Maintenance
✓ Enterprises GIS
✓ Services needed
Involves synthesizing the information discovered in the individual components into a comprehensive requirement of the business. The requirements are to be documented for each set of related business functions. During this analysis, it is important to distinguish internal versus cross – external requirements.
The requirements analysis should identify the following:
✓ Business processes reengineering wherever necessary and automation when applicable.
✓ Organizational requirements including GIS development and coordination function, staff capacity building, steering committees and working groups, policy, legal, etc
✓ Technical and functional requirements for the Data, Applications, Infrastructure (systems) and Staff Capacity.
o Data: The data can be either Vector or Satellite format and it could be both Web and Desktop based editing over laid with supporting datasets
o Security: Respect the company IT security policy.
o Infrastructure: Constructive infrastructure recommendation are suggested based out the Gap identified.
o Staff Capacity: Suggests the skills and training needed to GIS staff to carry the day in-out actions needed.
Strategy Planning &
The GIS strategic plan provides a detailed perspective and vision for how an organization intends to use GIS environment for continuous improvement and to attain maturity in data and applications. The GIS strategic plan may align with the company-wide business strategic goals.
The GIS strategic plan should identify the following:
✓ Vision & Mission and Guiding Principles
✓ Strategic Goals
✓ Implementation approach and Phasing considerations
The operations planning defines the support program design and enhance GIS throughout the business. the plan includes relevant policies, organizational structure, trainings needed, other relevant / required processes and activities to support the program design.
The Operations Plan identifies the following:
✓ Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
✓ Stakeholders Community Engagement
✓ Service Level Agreements (SLA’s)
✓ Identify best practices and standards for the QA / QC process.
✓ Risk management and mitigation plan
✓ Identify the suitable framework for continuous improvements.
The implementation plan identifies, segregates the priorities and activities required to accomplish the strategic plan according to the program design and operations plan. It highlights the short-term projects and long-term projects that are required to be initiated in the benefit of organization goals towards Geographical Maturity along with the project implementation methodology that is in need.
The Implementation Plan identifies the following:
✓ Short-term and Long-term projects
✓ Implementation tracks
✓ Project milestones and Key Performance Indicators
✓ Tracks and projects dependencies
✓ Risk management plan
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