The Information Technology sector has been booming in India and is one of the most profitable sectors in the nation. A number of Infrastructure projects are being offered on tenders and are open to bidding by a number of private firms that would like to contribute to this field of technology.
A Big example of the IT Tender process is the GIS system or the Geographic Information System. This is a great tool to study geographical data and understand the problems or issues with the spatial components. GIS is a new field that has been speedily developing along with other sectors of technology. The main component of the Geographic Information Systems is the requirement for spatial data.
Spatial data is collected by government and commercial business who collect and manage the information in data management systems. GIS software’s like Spatial Database management Systems or Desktop GIS have a huge variety of applications that use the grouping of geo-referenced data and digital maps.
It is a specialised industry and requires exclusively considered applications to complete industry requirements. This acute level of customisation makes the process of IT Tenders very important to the industry.
Industries that use GIS include: Air Traffic, Advertising, Agriculture, Banking, Architecture, poll, Emergency Services, Crime Analysis, Engineering, Epidemiology, Environmental Management etc. It is believed that the Global GIS market will grow significantly because of the use of this technology in industries such as gas and oil distribution, electricity and other government sectors.
Currently being used in a large array of application such as identification of efficacy lines, oil and gas searching and mapping and preparation, GIS is a fundamental tool in operating efficient services from private to public sectors. In the new generation, online tenders are preferred over those published in print media.
A Number of government bodies that require GIS systems specified for their use invite tenders from IT companies that can provide GIS solutions to them. GIS tenders can be of the following types:
• GIS Installation tender
• GIS Support and Operation Services
• GIS Security Projects
• GIS projects for topographical services
• GIS Service Tenders
• GIS Software Tenders