Grant Reid wrote: “Hi Martin, I'm curious, how did the internal perception of GIS team change after they made this useful data available to the public? For example, did funding for GIS increase? Did people start bringing new opportunities to the team?”
Great question. Firstly, many commentators like to point out that the situation at CERA was unique. My response has always been: ‘Maybe; but success demands no explanation, and failure not alibi’.