Placer County’s HMIS System Administrator Sue Compton needed to find a solution fast for the biannual January count of people experiencing homelessness, and a paper-based format was not going to cut it.
Geographic information system (GIS) software can help create smart communities by capturing, storing, managing and presenting geographic data.
The biggest developments in the smart communities movement is shifting from the idea of a single application to a series of interrelated technologies.
Under the direction of CIO Mark Wittenburg, Tempe, Arizona’s IT department has spent the last year promoting innovation while excelling at the basics.
With our work in natural resource and surface water, we utilize our asset management system in many ways. The ability to spatially conceptualize data helps our team make more effective policy decisions and communicate environmental and resource issues with better clarity.
Smart states understand that smart is a journey, not a destination, and with GIS technology they can solve current challenges.
The government needs a way to understand the complex interactions between its citizens and the environment. This is where GIS comes in.
Under the leadership of Geographic Information Officer (GIO) Julia Fischer, Maryland has used GIS as the basis for many exciting, constituent-focused projects.
A geographic information system (GIS) is a critical part of building resilience. Resilience is the actions that state and local governments can take now to minimize the inevitable impact of shocks and stresses for the community and accelerate the response for when those stresses occur.
Over the years, geographic information systems (GIS) have matured to central enterprise business systems in most government agencies.