APA Digital Coast Needs Assessment Survey

Personal and Organizational Capacity

Atlantic Southeast Region

TABLE 2i.

Respondent Proficiency in the Use of Geospatial Technology (Question #5): Atlantic Southeast

PROFICIENCY # %
Expert 9 5.8
Advanced 33 21.4
Intermediate 63 40.9
Introductory 46 29.9
Not Familiar 3 1.9
TOTAL 154 100.0

Table 2i shows how 154 respondents who have worked, or currently work, in the Atlantic Southeast coastal region rated their personal proficiency in the use of geospatial technology. More than 98% of respondents have at least an introductory level of proficiency; more than 68% have at least an intermediate level of proficiency. However, less than 6% of respondents consider themselves to be geospatial technology experts.

TABLE 2j.

Frequency of Geospatial Technology Use in Respondent's Organization (Question #6): Atlantic Southeast

FREQUENCY # %
Always 49 31.8
Frequently 64 41.6
Occasionally 24 15.6
Seldom 12 7.8
Never 3 1.9
Don't Know 2 1.3
TOTAL 154 100.0

Table 2j shows how 154 respondents who have worked, or currently work, in the Atlantic Southeast coastal region rated the frequency with which their organization uses geospatial technology. Nearly 89% responded that their organizations use geospatial technology at least occasionally; more than 73% responded at least frequent use by their organizations. Less than 2% of respondents report their organizations never use geospatial technology.