In Jackson, Mississippi, AI-powered cough bots and COVID-19 maps fuel response

by • 2 years ago

Like many other local governments, Jackson is quickly adopting new digital technologies to ensure resources are directed when and where they're needed.

Three GIS trends state governments must embrace

by • 3 years ago

Commentary: Mobility, community engagement, and machine learning are changing how governments operate and reach their constituents, say two Esri engineers.

Los Angeles city controller updates online property map to boost housing, economy

by • 3 years ago

Los Angeles isn't making the most of its nearly 14,000 government-owned properties. City Controller Ron Galperin wants to do something about it.

North Carolina opens virtual exploration with help from Google's 360-degree backpack cameras

by • 4 years ago

The North Carolina Department of Information Technology is using Google's Trekker program to preserve 360-degree journeys through cultural, natural and historical landmarks.

How to build a successful 3D Elevation Program partnership in your state

by • 5 years ago

Commentary: An Alaska-based spatial analyst with The Nature Conservancy shares his formula for leading a successful mapping project through a lesser-known federal program.

Map helps states spot hard-to-count districts for 2020 census

by • 5 years ago

A new tool is hoped to avoid undercounts that can leave some regions at risk of political and financial misrepresentation.

In Pittsburgh, a real-time 3-D modeling startup and the sewer authority have something in common

by • 5 years ago

From a bridge and tree inventory to building renovations, the city is using its latest startup cohort to ride the coattails of a growing tech economy.

Pittsburgh Burgh’s Eye View maps police arrests, service request, building violations

by • 6 years ago

Pittsburgh's new digital map offers a window into city neighborhoods with open data.

Utah agencies form high-res mapping partnership

by • 8 years ago

Information sharing between agencies could lead to better mapping imagery in the Beehive State after the formation of a Mapping and Information Partnership.