• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

The Intergraph Corporation is a leading global provider of spatial information management (SIM) software, including geographic information system (GIS) applications. However, its products go far beyond traditional desktop GIS applications.

Founded in 1969 as M&S Computing, Inc., the company was involved with work leading to the landing of man on the moon. It assisted NASA and the U.S. Army in developing systems that would apply digital computing to real-time missile guidance. The first contract was the U.S. Army Missile Command. Next, NASA asked them to design printed circuit boards. In 1973, the company landed its first commercial contract: mapping the city of Nashville. The company's name was changed to Intergraph Corporation in 1980, reflecting its work in interactive graphics.

From that point on, Intergraph has been involved ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles