To advocate for healthy, safe and vibrant communities, the Institute for Public Strategies created a five-prong strategy, all of which use GIS to achieve efficiency and effectiveness.
Posts Tagged: maps
GIS and public health go hand-in-hand in creating healthy and safe communities. Public health professionals can use a number of basic GIS tools to enhance their work.
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.
The advent of spatial technology has automated spatial problem solving. As a result, we are seeing a rebirth in the age of discovery.
The 4th Industrial Revolution can be described through current and developing systems as disruptive technologies such as robotics and drones, virtual reality and artificial intelligence and how they will change the way we work and live.
Let’s take a look at just a few ways Pokémon Go could have an impact on our work in the government arena.
Long gone are they days where workers are tied to their desks. In fact, people increasingly rely on mobile devices to access information – especially those in field staff positions. Those mobile workers require fast, reliable location-based apps to get their jobs done. But how do you do that effectively? At GovLoop and Esri’s Meet UpRead… Read more »
I was recently reviewing some Story Maps from Esri, and began to wonder: what makes a good map? As someone who is not a trained cartographer, I struggled for a bit to understand why I responded positively to some maps, and negatively to others. Ultimately, though, it occurred to me: creating a map is veryRead… Read more »
GIS is a platform for understanding our world. In the past, the data that fueled GIS could only represent a specific moment in time. But now, a number of new technologies are combining with ArcGIS to enable the real-time collection and sharing of data. The result? A dynamic platform that enables real-time visualization and analysis.Read… Read more »
It is clear that mapping is transforming government agencies. Now it’s time to ask the question: How are maps themselves being changed by the agencies using them? I came across this interesting take on this issue from the New York Times Bits Blog: The Business of Technology. Check out the article here. My favorite part?Read… Read more »