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.
Geospatial data-sharing effort needs shared strategy for success
The National Spatial Data Infrastructure is celebrating its 25th anniversary — but it remains an unrealized vision of geospatial data sharing.
As census deadline looms, GIS leaders seek elections systems upgrades
Election officials can make sure "our democracy functions as it should" by using geospatial technology, experts say on the GIS Addressed podcast.
GIS leaders increase focus on cyber, artificial intelligence in 2019
On the Season 2 premiere of GIS Addressed, NSGIC's Dan Ross says geospatial leaders are upping their attention on security and how AI will change their roles.
Still 'lack of belief' in GIS among emergency management leaders
On GIS Addressed, former Florida emergency management CIO Richard Butgereit says GIS is still underused and underfunded in disaster response.