NSGIC names new executive director

by • 1 month ago

The National States Geographic Information Council named John Jordan, of the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians, as executive director.

GIS work was essential for next-generation 911 upgrade, says Florida county official

by • 3 months ago

County 911 coordinator Stephen Kennedy said he spent two years synchronizing GIS data before the county could update its 911 system.

Cleveland's new plow tracker snowed under by 'overwhelming' demand

by • 4 months ago

The new site, used to show which streets have been cleared, was not working properly much of the day Friday.

GIS group says states progressing on data, yet gaps remain

by • 4 months ago

The National States Geographic Information Council's biennial report shows states are advancing on GIS efforts, but are still far from perfect.

Connecticut names its first geographic information officer

by • 5 months ago

The state has appointed Alfredo Herrera, a former City of New Haven GIS analyst, as its first geographic information officer.

NSGIC director says she'll step down this year

by • 7 months ago

NSGIC Executive Director Molly Schar said that after five-and-a-half years in her role, she's stepping down to try something new.

Murder hornet tracking, wildfire response get GIS boost

by • 8 months ago

GIS officials in Washington and Oregon say recent events — including the appearance of Asian giant hornets — have raised their profiles in state government.

Oregon GIO Cy Smith to resign for policy director role

by • 10 months ago

Smith, who helped get the federal Geospatial Data Act passed, will serve in a newly created role at the National States Geographic Information Council.

GIS' profile grew during pandemic, says certification group

by • 11 months ago

More professionals are getting certified and more government agencies are requiring tighter standards on their GIS work, according to a nonprofit that administers the certification.