GIS (Geographic Information System) is the merging of cartography, statistical analysis and database technology that helps the users to view spatial data and GIS data.
Mostly GIS is used in public health, natural resources, facilities management, farming and agriculture. In present days, GIS is even used in the retail industry to increase productivity, maximize brand coverage, decrease operating risks and costs.
GIS use in retail industry:
To manage assets:
GIS aids every user to create their own system and develop processes to collect and organize their assets.
It ensures that all assets are organized and collected in a effective way.
For planning and analysis:
By using GIS while planning, it ensures that right products are distributed to right customers.
Helps in increasing the visibility of brands.
Using GIS for enterprise use will aid the company to share vital information across the departments in an easy and effective way.
Helps in creating transparency in the organization.
It will be helpful in establishing effective communication among the departments.