GIS

FCC's long-awaited broadband maps are here

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The Federal Communications Commission launched its new, more-accurate broadband maps, but they're still missing data.

Minnesota's new GIS chief wants local government collaboration

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Alison Slaats, formerly a supervisor Minnesota's GIS office, is the state's new chief geospatial information officer.

NSGIC names new executive director

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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