The National Association of Counties (NACo) has released a new simplified guide that will help local officials understand the impact of technology by geographic area, with the theme of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Some of the ways in which this new guide will help local officials include providing better insight on resident demographics, understanding economic […]


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a solicitation for collaboration efforts on the design, implementation, and operation of a nationwide geographic information system (GIS) data store as a means to create and adopt technical and operational requirements for a national interconnected 911 landscape.

Mobile devices and geographic information system software were partly responsible for yielding a homeless person census in Aurora, Colo., that was more accurate than the previous year’s count, according to the director of the city’s homelessness program.

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