State GIS leaders look for collaboration with tribal governments
On GIS Addressed, New Mexico's Gar Clarke says collaboration between tribal government and state government GIS is a growing priority.
State election officials interested, but slow to adopt geospatial data
Election directors want to use geographic information systems to improve voter registration and precinct mapping, but many lack access, a new survey shows.
To help government, GIS leaders must understand business goals
In this GIS Addressed podcast, two GIS experts encourage working closely with agencies, acting as an interpreter between the worlds of business and technology.
Researchers are trying to make U.S. elections more reliable — using maps
A group of state GIS officials and other researchers are working to correct flaws in precinct maps that could potentially throw the results of elections.
For national aerial imagery, GIS leaders need collaboration, funding
On the latest episode of GIS Addressed, Bert Granberg, a former Utah geospatial agency head, makes the case for a national program for aerial imagery.
A 'major win' for the geospatial community awaits president's signature
Experts say the Geospatial Data Act will address longstanding shortcomings in national standards and policies.
States look to framework data layers to standardize GIS efforts
On the second episode of StateScoop’s “GIS Addressed” podcast, Arizona’s former state cartographer says uniform data structures allow agencies and the private sector to build better products for citizens.
Seven-state pilot aims to close the gap on 3D mapping data
Most states are missing large swathes of map data, and the data that's there is not completely accurate. A new project seeks to change that.
For GIS that makes a difference, state GIOs need decision-making authority
On the first episode of StateScoop’s new “GIS Addressed” podcast, Oregon Geospatial Information Officer Cy Smith says the role is key to ensuring geographic information system success.