How GIS helps state governments share, drive efficiency
Through the inherent visualization present in geospatial data, the use of GIS in state government decision-making is crucial for better services.
COVID-19 made geospatial leaders ‘front page news’
The pandemic, and the need to use digital mapping to respond to it, elevated the role of GIS leaders in state governments.
COVID-19 gave GIS, elections leaders chance to ‘think outside the box’
While the pandemic presented significant challenges for the Geo-Enabled Elections project, it also prompted leaders to think differently.
In virtual conference, NSGIC to highlight GIS in COVID-19 response
The organization’s first fully virtual conference will kick off next week and highlight the role of GIS in COVID-19 response across state governments.
State GIS community strives for greater diversity
On StateScoop's GIS Addressed podcast, two GIS leaders say they're hoping to attract broader participation in GIS, both in leadership positions and in organizations like NSGIC.
State, federal collaboration key to GIS growth going forward
State GIS leaders need to work together with their federal counterparts in order to advance the national spatial data infrastructure, NSGIC’s president says.
GIS plays critical role in states' response to coronavirus pandemic
GIS officials from Maryland and Montana say geospatial data has provided real-time support for disaster relief during their states' responses to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Data on pace to dominate GIS in 2020, experts say
Three geospatial information systems experts say data science and data analytics will play a bigger role this year.
For a 'golden' user experience, digital services need GIS
NSGIC President Karen Rogers says GIS is not only essential for user experience, but it pervades nearly all data government touches.