GIS offers exciting new ways to address some of the world’s most pressing issues.
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It’s an exciting era for those in government. Vivid satellite images, airborne drones and 3D technology have unlocked another realm of possibility for public service.
If your work helps an executive move closer to realizing their vision, they will assign more value to you, and your work, and will request more assistance from you. This is also true if your work helps alleviate their pain.
I am hearing more and more from executives that if they want to understand and battle the complex challenges of today, they want and need digital twins; but not just any digital twin, a 3D digital twin; they are now a necessity.
Because most if not all data that government agencies use is spatial, GIS is a very effective civic engagement tool.
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 you want to fully utilize the GIS technology you have access to, then you need to embrace the business of GIS. This means expanding your work to include learning about and implementing solid business practices. This means creating a business plan.
Government is always seeking to improve the services that they provide, whether that means responding faster, cutting costs or providing more quality service. With the help of real-time GIS, each of those and more becomes possible.
Don’t we all want to produce optimal results? Isn’t that the mission of your organization? Don’t your supervisors, executives and elected officials expect that? Then why are so many organizations tempted to ignore best practices?
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.