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Unformatted text preview: minutes by zooming in on a map" o $650,000 on hardware and software produces more than 27% annual return on investment GIS market o Dataquest projected a market of $288 million in 1988, $590 million in 1992 for GIS, growing at 35% per year o ESRI of Redlands, CA, developers of ARC/INFO, had 350 employees and sales of $40 million in 1988 and a reported 42% increase in sales in 1989 o Intergraph had 1988 sales of $800 million in a more diverse but GIS-dominated market o the 1989 edition of GIS Sourcebook listed over 60 different "GIS" programs (though not all of these have complete GIS functionality) and over 100 GIS consultants (US)...
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