For Intro to Geomatics , it turns out that we just don't have enough class time to discuss all of the readings. So, we are going to try discussing them here. The comments are open to all, including readers who are not part of the class.
Z. Aslıgül Göçmen and Stephen J. Ventura "Barriers to GIS Use in Planning" (JAPA)
Mapping Solar (ArcUser)
Mapping Transportation and Health (PlaNetizen)
GIS Designing our Future (ArcNews)
Since we were just dipping our toes into GIS this week, these articles were meant to highlight the different ways that GIS can be used by different groups. But the planning piece also showed that there are some fairly mundane issues that still loom large on the GIS horizon.