GIS

GIS technology & Mapping for the Non-GIS Professionals

As much as we may try, we can't all be GIS professionals or expert mappers. But that doesn't mean GIS technology should be ignored by the non-GIS professionals. Maps can and should play an integral role in helping us do our job better. One of the most significant benefits of GIS technology is improved communication... Read more »

GIS in the Cloud

From the private to the public sector, organizations are quickly making the transition to the cloud to streamline processes and reduce costs. The cloud is also becoming increasingly more important for GIS professionals. This is because cloud computing offers an alternative to traditional methods of consuming GIS services, allowing consumers to access GIS maps and... Read more »

How GIS Shaped the Public Sector in 2012

Throughout the month of December, GovLoop has been reviewing the year in government technology – everything from BYOD to social media, I’ve been working to highlight some case studies, best practices and try and condense the year down into one post, while looking forward to the year 2013. Follow along here by viewing GovLoop’s Year... Read more »

Survey Provides Insights to Future of GIS Technology for Government - Mobile, Cloud, Awareness

Over last few weeks, GovLoop has been rolling out a series of posts covering one of our latest resources, Identifying the Promise of GIS for Government. In this report, the GovLoop team identified leading case studies, best practices, and ran survey of GIS professionals. The hope of the report was to show how powerful GIS... Read more »

Taking the Deep Dive - Exploring Our Oceans with GIS

An image from Esri's Ocean Initiative - which allows scientist to explore the mysteries of the oceans Story Highlights Esri announces their Oceans Initiative, which uses GIS to help scientist learn about the oceans Be sure to view GovLoop's GIS Report: Exploring the Promise of GIS for Government GovLoop launches interactive GIS infographic exploring how... Read more »

Identifying the Promise of GIS for Government: Crime Reduction

Post Highlights GovLoop releases new report: Identifying the Promise of GIS for Government GIS has enabled significant advances in crime reduction Highlights unique examples of GIS technology use for crime reduction The GovLoop report, Identifying the Promise of GIS for Government, focuses on best practices, case studies and identifies innovative uses of geographic information system... Read more »

Identifying the Promise of GIS for Government: Health and Human Services

Post Highlights GovLoop releases new report: Identifying the Promise of GIS for Government GIS offers benefits to those looking to improve social services, public health, and urban renewal GIS helps better understand a problem's context, make better informed decisions, and to collaborate across agencies in implementing solutions The GovLoop report, Identifying the Promise of GIS... Read more »

What is Your Greatest GIS Challenge?

Post Highlights GovLoop releases new report: Identifying the Promise of GIS for Government Report includes a survey of GIS professionals in government Post identifies challenges stated in the survey conducted by GovLoop The GovLoop report, Identifying the Promise of GIS for Government, focuses on best practices, case studies and identifies innovative uses of geographic information... Read more »

MeetUp to talk GovCloud

As more and more people move their work into the cloud, security remains the number one priority, and concern, for agencies. But now, Esri's ArcGIS technology can be deployed in the Amazon Web Services GovCloud US Region. This means government agencies can take full advantage of the benefits of using ArcGIS in the cloud to... Read more »