548-0927/03 – Planning of Geoinformation Technologies Applications (PGIT)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of GeoinformaticsCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Jiří Horák, Dr.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Jiří Horák, Dr.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2021/2022Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HOR10 prof. Ing. Jiří Horák, Dr.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 20+0
Part-time Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The objective is to provide a wider context of planning of GIT applications, from company approach, natinal concepts and strategies, to initiatives and approaches of EU. The subject enables to understand planning methods, utilization of modern approaches in project management, importance and utilization of standardization, as well as legal and economic aspects of geoinformation technologies.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Other activities


The subject deals with planning of application of geoinformation technologies and their context, influenced manily by legislative framework, technical standards and principles of building spatial information infrastructure. Main planning methods are explained, including Return of investment and Agile methodology such as Scrum. Approaches to description and assesment of costs and benefits of GIT are explained. The subjects also provides introduction to relevant law and technical standards.

Compulsory literature:

MAGUIRE D., KOUYOUMJIAN V., SMITH R. The Business Benefits of GIS. An ROI Approach. ESRI press, 2008. DIBIASE D., DEMERS M., JOHNSON A., KEMP K., LUCK A.T., PLEWE B., WENTZ E. (Eds.): Geographic Information Science and Technology Body of Knowledge. UCGIS, publikováno Association of American Geographers, 1.vydání, 2006. LONGLEY, P.A., GOODCHILD M.F., MAGUIRE D.J., RHIND D.W. Geographical Information Systems and Science. Wiley, 2015, 496 stran. ISBN 978-1-119-03130-7 MASSER I., CROMPVOETS J. Building European Spatial Data Infrastructures. ESRI press, 2014. ISBN 978-1589483835

Recommended literature:

Mäkelä J., Raatikainen L. The economic value of spatially enabled services in Finland. Spatineo, 2018. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge. Project Management Institute. 2013. 616 p. ISBN 978-1-935589-67-9. http://dinus.ac.id/repository/docs/ajar/PMBOKGuide_5th_Ed.pdf European Commission, 2016. Study to examine the socioeconomic impact of Copernicus in the EU. Geographic information metadata for spatial data infrastructures. Springer, 2005. ISBN 3-540-24464-6

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Účast na konzultacích, seminární práce, ústní zkouška.


Other requirements

No additional requirements are imposed on the student.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Strategic planning of GIT Methodology Return of investment (ROI) Agile methods Costs of GIT and their estimations Benefits of GIT and their estimations Spatial data policy, geoinformation infrastructures, NSDI Technical normalization Selected laws

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2021/2022 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Examination Examination   3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2023/2024 (P0532D330037) Geoinformatics K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2023/2024 (P0532D330037) Geoinformatics P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2022/2023 (P0532D330037) Geoinformatics P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2022/2023 (P0532D330037) Geoinformatics K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (P0532D330037) Geoinformatics P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (P0532D330037) Geoinformatics K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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