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.
Geographic information system (GIS) technology captures, organizes and analyzes geographic data for public servants trying to improve their communities.
The latest advancements in GIS technology have made the work of disease surveillance efforts even more comprehensive and effective. Here’s how.
Because so many resiliency issues deal with location-based data, GIS is an essential tool for communities to use to understand and articulate where these challenges are, where they’re likely to be in coming years, as well as how and where these unforeseen issues can be either mitigated or rectified.
The future of GIS is about secure, web-based services that are accessible and put greater capabilities into the hands of everyday employees.
A major upgrade will make the 2020 census unlike any other in U.S. history by modernizing the process for citizens and federal employees.
Government agencies across the country make public policy decisions every day — and most all public policy decisions involve issues that have a spatial component. As agencies strive to make more analytics-driven decisions, the decision makers rely more on the work of analysts. These analysts need to collect, manage, interpret, integrate, synthesize, analyze, and visualizeRead… Read more »
Communities need to learn to think GIS first to drive long-term decision-making and planning by implementing data-driven decisions and collaboration with geodesign.
GIS offers exciting new ways to address some of the world’s most pressing issues.