News and Analysis
In war-torn Syria, five of six World Heritage sites now "exhibit significant damage" and some structures have been "reduced to rubble," according to new high-resolution satellite image analysis by the nonprofit, nonpartisan American Association for the Advancement of Science...Read more
Waze Partners with State/Local Govs for Traffic Data
Waze announced its “Connected Citizens,” a new government partnership program that will see both parties exchange data in order to improve traffic conditions earlier this month. No money is changing hands, just...Read more
This week’s article on the "Madness of Addressing" caused more debate than we’ve seen in a long time.
On September 26, by executive order #16, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley established the state's Geographic Information Program Office and continued the Alabama Geographic Information Executive Council. The order establishes a new position of Geographic Information...Read more
The 2014 National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) annual meeting focused on coordination and partnerships among the state coordinators, with an emphasis on data sharing, open source solutions and the importance of involving local government GIS coordinators. NSGIC...Read more