Kansas prioritizes cyber, IT modernization, workforce

by • 4 months ago

On the Priorities Podcast, Kansas IT chief DeAngela Burns-Wallace talks about how cyber fits into her top priorities, and NSGIC’s Jenna Leveille and Dan Ross on the group’s future.

GIS group says states progressing on data, yet gaps remain

by • 7 months ago

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

NSGIC director says she'll step down this year

by • 10 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.

Oregon GIO Cy Smith to resign for policy director role

by • 1 year 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.

How Shasta County, Calif., used GIS to improve elections

by • 1 year ago

County officials said a recent pilot project with the National States Geographic Information Council gave them a boost in confidence and staff support.

COVID-19 gave GIS, elections leaders chance to ‘think outside the box’

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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, federal collaboration key to GIS growth going forward

by • 2 years ago

State GIS leaders need to work together with their federal counterparts in order to advance the national spatial data infrastructure, NSGIC’s president says.

Data on pace to dominate GIS in 2020, experts say

by • 2 years ago

Three geospatial information systems experts say data science and data analytics will play a bigger role this year.