GIS

How GIS Works to Combat Fraud

GIS technology can be used to help address fraud, waste and abuse in several different ways. Organizations benefit from closely examining location-based factors to identify hot spots, regional variations and clusters, such as co-locations of services. Then, real-time data analysis shows spatial trends that inform predictions about future needs and issues — or, in this… Read more »

Putting GIS to Work within the Scientific Method

Geography, the science of our world, coupled with geographic information systems (GIS) helps us understand the Earth. We can apply this geographic knowledge to a host of human activities. Last night, we learned how to expand our domain expertise into the world of scientific data management, modeling and analysis. Science practitioners and GIS professionals came together… Read more »