What can government and smart communities learn from the flu? You’d be surprised.
Web-based GIS tools are already in use by governments and they have already proved their worth by providing citizens increased transparency and accountability. Now is the time to apply the same patterns and practices to redistricting, ultimately rebuilding trust in the process.
Should the role of Health and Human Services professionals be elevated in the event of a natural disaster? Simple answer: Yes. And GIS can help.
Geography is destiny.” It is a phrase that owes its origin to early theories of geopolitics. It’s originally credited to Napoleon, prior to his army invading Russia. Here’s what it has to do with redistricting.
Even as the opioid epidemic escalates, many government officials may not understand the true scope of the problem. But geo-enabled data and GIS mapping tools allow communities to visualize an accurate picture of how and where opioid abuse is impacting its citizens. GIS can provide a holistic picture of drug abuse, collect data in real… Read more »
Government agencies have more data at their disposal than ever before. Esri’s Christopher Thomas discussed how best to put that data to use with GIS.
Teaching students to think spatially is but one of the elements, an important one from my point of view, that our policy leaders at the local, state, and national levels must work on.
There is no doubt that this is a crisis; a true state of emergency. Lots is being done, but there is room to do more. We need to put a face to this crisis.
As roads deteriorate and highway fatalities continue to rise, citizen satisfaction with public transportation offerings is faltering. Now more than ever, it is critical for the public sector to invest in digitized transportation.
To put a face on it is to make something seem more real or easier to understand or make something human. Let’s honor the people who served our country, paying a price that was either small, big or ultimate.