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.
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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.
Data drills are a mechanism for helping a city to baseline where they are with citywide data practices. They’re also a mechanism for helping a city improve their ability to identify, understand and use data to solve a city challenge when requested.
Predictive policing is being used by many municipal and federal law enforcement agencies both domestically and internationally to decrease crime. But community outreach with data-driven strategies can be more effective.