geographic information systems (GIS)

COVID-19 brought GIS ‘into the limelight,’ state officials say

by • 4 days ago

Two GIS officials say were called on to help with pandemic response over the last 13 months as state leaders realized geospatial technology's power.

As food insecurity rises, food banks turn to map tech

by • 9 months ago

Food banks around the U.S. say digital maps have been the best tool to get the word out about their services at a time of heightened food insecurity.

Building a national address database starts with states

by • 9 months ago

A new guidance document from the Nation States Geographic Information Council reveals that while some states are succeeding at collecting and sharing address data, others could use some extra help.

States need to improve for national GIS infrastructure to work, report says

by • 1 year ago

A new report card on state GIS performance shows weak links that the National States Geographic Information Council says need to be repaired.