Oregon GIO Cy Smith to resign for policy director role
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
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’
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
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
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
Three geospatial information systems experts say data science and data analytics will play a bigger role this year.
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.