The global outlook series on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provides statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers an aerial view of the global geographic information systems industry, identifies major short to medium term market challenges, and growth drivers. The report also features recent mergers, acquisitions and other strategic developments of significance. Regional markets elaborated upon include United States, Canada, Russia, China, India and Malaysia among others. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 110 companies worldwide.