Geospatial Information Systems (GIS)
Minnesota mapping official to lead NSGIC on interim basis
Dan Ross, who's leaving state government in January, will temporarily serve as NSGIC's executive director.
County transit planners tap software for GIS non-experts
Officials in two counties said new on-demand planning software from Via is making it easier for GIS beginners to work alongside data experts.
‘Community of practice’ key for GIS success, says Wisconsin official
Perhaps more than technology, the expertise of locals can propel a geographic information systems project, said Wisconsin GIO Jim Giglierano.
Mapping service for state and local government included in Biden's climate order
A new federal mapping service would assist federal, state, local and tribal governments in their climate planning and resilience activities.
How mapping tools are improving school safety in North Carolina
Applications for risk management planning and mapping are helping state officials coordinate with school administrators and better understand their facilities.
'Geo-Enabled Elections' event to bridge mapping, election disciplines
Geospatial officers and elections administrators will meet in Washington to exchange ideas on making the democratic process more geographically precise.
Local governments lack defined digital services strategy, survey says
A new infographic from the Public Technology Institute shows that local government digital strategies are predominantly 'ad-hoc' and 'not defined.'
Esri introduces ArcGIS mobile app for FirstNet ecosystem
The app, Explorer for ArcGIS, provides ArcGIS capabilities to agencies that might otherwise struggle to securely share mapping data.
Emergency shelters and housing map returns after Hurricane Michael
Engineers from government software firm Tyler Technologies first developed the map for relief workers after Hurricane Harvey in 2017.