End-user Requirements for Satellite Imagery/Analytics from the
End-user Requirements for Satellite Imagery/Analytics from the Agriculture, Mining and Forestry Industries
This study aims to cover key existing and evolving end-user needs that can support new product development efforts in the GIS/Analytics domain. Stakeholder views from across the agriculture, mining, and forestry domains have been analyzed for evolving opportunities that can be capitalized by GIS/Analytics solution developers and satellite imagery solution providers. The stakeholder views largely cover web-based product delivery via smart devices and point to a growing need to observe remote locations for various change and impact assessments that can support agriculture and forestry development efforts. This study can serve as a starting point for any new product development or market-penetration efforts planned by satellite imagery and solution providers.
There is an evolving need in Africa to access GIS/Analytics products on
hand-held smart devices and laptops.
- Crop, soil, and water-table monitoring needs are prominent among stakeholders in the agriculture and forestry domains.
- While customers are aware of the benefits of satellite imagery products and are inclined to buy...