From matters of life and death to the benefits of streamlined workflows and real-time information, governments are seeing benefits from GIS functionalities in their technology systems.
We can all recognize that the role geography plays in executing an effective public health response is critical. Understanding how to apply location-based thinking enhances preparedness and response efforts.
To advocate for healthy, safe and vibrant communities, the Institute for Public Strategies created a five-prong strategy, all of which use GIS to achieve efficiency and effectiveness.
Operational efficiency is one of the four technology tenets of a smart community. It takes many forms, but it essentially involves developing new ways of working that enable agencies to optimize the management and performance of internal operations and constituent services. New workflows can reduce the cost of and time it takes to deliver existingRead… Read more »
Assessing property values in Crawford County, in rural northwestern Pennsylvania, is always a challenge, with only three assessors on staff to cover 51 municipalities.
GIS and public health go hand-in-hand in creating healthy and safe communities. Public health professionals can use a number of basic GIS tools to enhance their work.
The AWS partner network supports frontline workers with technology that enables tracking of health care resources, analyzes utilization of resources and more.
Partnerships 4 Success (P4S) is using GIS to map community conditions, analyze geospatial data, inform policy decisions and resource allocation, and disseminate information to address health inequities in San Diego’s South Bay.
Onondaga County, N.Y., Water Authority began using drone technology to inspect its water tanks, and gathered more information faster and saved costs.
When Hurricane Matthew hit Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, it dumped 10 to 17 inches of rain and generated a storm surge that reached levels not seen since Hurricane Hugo in 1989.