GIS and information management tools

Map and information management wall


The map and information management wall is a way of displaying maps and products in a structured way. Each operations room should have one, but it may be necessary to have two: a public one outside the operations room, and an internal one for office and operations staff use. The information may be subtly different.

There are many ways to organise the wall – depending on the type of deployment – but the following should be considered:

  • headings could be part of the product planning cycle
  • columns should be thematic
  • rows could be
    • regions
    • sub themes
    • temporal

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