How GIS Empowers You to Build a Smart Community

Smart communities are able to leverage technology to improve the quality of life for citizens. GIS plays a critical role in this, as it empowers leaders to visualize, question, analyze, and interpret organizational data to better understand relationships and trends in their community. In a 2013 NACo study, participants noted their top nine public service passions. To meet these objectives, organizations must deploy an enterprise wide technology strategy. An enterprise-wide strategy will empower them to create smarter communities. These areas are just the start of how agencies are using smart community tools to improve their communities. But who is already leading the charge? Our infographic offers three examples.