Technology trends in land management: Geographic information systems

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06/16/2014 by Energy & mining
Technology trends in land management: Geographic information systems

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This publication presents PwC's land management team's point of view on the benefits of Geographic Information Systems and why land is a great place to start.

In the unconventional environment, land departments are challenged to manage an ever-growing number of leases and an expanding volume of data within their land systems while keeping pace with accelerated development plans, increased acquisition and divestiture activities, and changing reporting requirements. At the same time, land organizations are experiencing the crew change from an aging workforce of seasoned professionals to the next generation and are struggling to adapt. Both factors are driving the usage of increasingly sophisticated technology within the land function.