What’s at the heart of solving some of our nation’s biggest issues like poverty, homelessness and drug addiction? The answer lies in data.
Each year, government agencies lose billions of dollars due to fraud, waste and abuse. Government agencies tasked with fraud prevention are increasingly turning to geographic information system (GIS) platforms — utilizing maps, geo-enrichment and sophisticated data analytics — to tackle fraud, accurately identify patterns and problem areas and improve organizational efficiency.
If you work for a state or local government, you probably know how hard it is to plan for winter. Esri, a leading GIS company, might have a solution.
In one of the costliest hurricane seasons ever for the mainland United States, GIS mapping has emerged as a potentially life-saving tool.
The current open data movement came about approximately seven years ago. The impetus came from individuals wanting more transparency, accountability and a fuel for apps for the betterment of all mankind. So how are we doing?
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Tens of thousands of U.S. citizens die from opioid overdoses every year. That’s why governments are using GIS solutions to combat the opioid epidemic with better-visualized data.
How can communities come together and address the growing crises of homelessness? Technology and GIS may be helpful ways to start.
We will never halt the commentary of armchair catastrophe pundits, but we sure can lessen the number of claims they make, by taking advantage of the best in class tools that digital transformation offers.