GIS

Rethinking Buenos Aires’ interactive map

Everything has a beginning The interactive map is one of the most interesting projects to work with under the wide umbrella of oportunities that we have in Buenos Aires eGov office. The GIS unit already had a project that offers a very useful and timely service to the citizens. The information, database, technology and algorithmsRead… Read more »

5 Ways to Build Your GIS Business Case

The following post highlights our latest guide on GIS, The Mapping Revolution: Incorporating Geographic Information Systems in Government. The report features case studies and best practices from the Census Bureau, Geoplatform.gov and United States Department of Agriculture and insights from Esri President, Jack Dangermond. (Download PDF or view online below). This blog post is anRead… Read more »

3 Ways GIS is Powering Civic Engagement Initiatives

The following post highlights our latest guide on GIS, The Mapping Revolution: Incorporating Geographic Information Systems in Government. The report features case studies and best practices from the Census Bureau, Geoplatform.gov and United States Department of Agriculture and insights from Esri President, Jack Dangermond. (Download PDF or view online below). This blog post is anRead… Read more »

Your GIS Research Hub: 10 GovLoop Resources

We live in fascinating times. Today, technology is moving at an incredible rate and innovations are entering the marketplace at blazing speeds. It’s an exciting time to live in. We are living in a time when we are being freed from our intellectual limitations. Computers, robotics and dozens of emerging technologies are transforming our workRead… Read more »

Content and Context – GIS Makes the Case for Going Enterprise

Last week’s Esri International Users’ Conference was one of the happiest and most energetic software conferences ever. And why shouldn’t it be? The breadth of GIS usage, especially for government, has grown, and the variety of ways to use GIS and the opportunity provided by Esri’s ArcGIS Online will bring another wave of growth. FromRead… Read more »

How GIS is Being Used to Honor Local Servicemen and Women

Geographic information systems (GIS) are incredibly adaptable and continue to be used in new ways to present various information visually and easily. There are certainly many tactical applications for GIS. For example, to aid employees in locating services, researching housing opportunities and tracking regional programs. At the same time, GIS can also be applied toRead… Read more »

California Supreme Court Rules GIS Files Should Be Publicly Accessible

The final session I attended at the Esri User Conference was GIS and the Business of Government. In a very timely presentation, Bruce Joffe, from GIS Consultants, spoke about the impact of the recent California Supreme Court ruling requiring GIS data be subject to California public records laws. Joffe provided an in-depth look at theRead… Read more »