Government agencies across the country make public policy decisions every day — and most all public policy decisions involve issues that have a spatial component. As agencies strive to make more analytics-driven decisions, the decision makers rely more on the work of analysts. These analysts need to collect, manage, interpret, integrate, synthesize, analyze, and visualizeRead… Read more »
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Traditional data platforms are insufficient in meeting the demanding requirements of a government that must move fast and make data-driven decision
Governments of all sizes have created data and analytics departments to assess what they have, coordinate communication between agencies and report stories that the numbers show.
For both natural and man-made disasters, the emergency management industry has done a great job over the years of implementing GIS solutions to support their mission.
If your organization has an IoT initiative, include plans to integrate it with your GIS. The benefits of both technologies will be much more substantial.
See how one can digitally transform to take advantage of the current capabilities of a GIS platform
Ask any GIS practitioner what they do for a living and most will say, “I make maps;” however, the reality is that what they do for a living is help people make better decisions through the power of location.
Data by itself doesn’t solve problems or bring value to an organization. We need to move beyond the data, and work on harnessing its value to the organization.
If you can identify a useful analytics question and keep it well-scoped, your chances of an executable analytics solution go up dramatically.
If you’re knee deep in the data and starting to feel lost, here’s how you can scope your data science projects.