The GIS Integration Challenge
GIS integrates a fleet of rapidly evolving skills and expertise not entirely dissimilar to other highly-applicable, highlytechnological fields. The GIS integration challenge refers to the lack of professional focus on this grey portion of the GISexpertise spectrum. These obstacles will 1) improve the ability to provide a supremely evolved spatial-decision making calculus, and 2) degrade the ability of the individual to provide an all-encompassing set of data to decision-makers. How can we as a community of interest help grapple with the diversity of booming challenges in and adjacent to our fields of expertise?