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.
'Geo-Enabled Elections' event to bridge mapping, election disciplines
Geospatial officers and elections administrators will meet in Washington to exchange ideas on making the democratic process more geographically precise.
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.
To help government, GIS leaders must understand business goals
In this GIS Addressed podcast, two GIS experts encourage working closely with agencies, acting as an interpreter between the worlds of business and technology.
For national aerial imagery, GIS leaders need collaboration, funding
On the latest episode of GIS Addressed, Bert Granberg, a former Utah geospatial agency head, makes the case for a national program for aerial imagery.
A 'major win' for the geospatial community awaits president's signature
Experts say the Geospatial Data Act will address longstanding shortcomings in national standards and policies.
States look to framework data layers to standardize GIS efforts
On the second episode of StateScoop’s “GIS Addressed” podcast, Arizona’s former state cartographer says uniform data structures allow agencies and the private sector to build better products for citizens.
Congress introduces Geospatial Data Act to the delight of GIS advocates
If passed, the legislation is thought to fill gaps in geospatial data governance left vacant for more than 20 years.