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I tried finding information with difference between Geo Business Intelligence and Geo IS but unfortunately no clearly answer being found.

What is different between Geo BI and GIS and its advantage/disadvantage?

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According to me Geo BI is the representation of statistical(OR analysis of)data on the map (like Pie-chart,Bar diagram & more) where GIS is represent data on the map( – Sunil Jan 23 '13 at 8:22
Do you want to compare any specific software or platform for that ?? (Like Esri/Open source ) ?? – Sunil Jan 23 '13 at 8:30
GeoBI more a combination of GIS and BI. Combining-joining geodata with al kinds Enterprize data to make a map with bar charts etc. – warrieka Jan 23 '13 at 8:30
Near duplicate of Benefits of using GIS in business intelligence software? – PolyGeo Jan 23 '13 at 8:42
Can you edit the question to explain why you are asking? What do you intend to use this information for? That might help to direct the answers a bit more. – BradHards Jan 23 '13 at 9:28

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