New NASCIO Guidebook for State CIO’s, Chapter on Geospatial Systems
Posted on NSGIC Blog, May 30, 2011
Every state CIO should have received a new guidebook in May that highlights the value of GIS and gives them pointers on how to maximize those benefits. The book, CIO Leadership for State Governments – Emerging Trends and Practices, was sponsored and distributed by NASCIO, the National Association of State CIOs. NSGIC wrote the chapter…called “A State CIO’s Guide to Geospatial Systems – Putting everything in its Proper Place.” It provides a history of evolution of the technology and then presents many ways it is being used to make government more efficient and effective. …
For full text of the article, visit NSGIC News: GIS for CIOs.
- Best Practices for Local Government Geospatial Programs (geodatapolicy.wordpress.com)
Tags: Best Practices, CIO, geographic information system, Geography, Geospatial, Geospatial Systems, Geospatial Technology, GIO, GIS, NASCIO, NSGIC, Openness and Standards, SDI, Social Sciences, The National States Geographic Information Council
Dr. Lea Shanley is the founder and former co-Chair of the Federal Community of Practice on Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science, a vibrant community of 200 federal employees from more than 35 agencies. She is also a co-founding member of the Citizen Science Association. Dr. Shanley recently served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at NASA, where she helped to foster a culture of open innovation. Prior to this, she founded and directed the Commons Lab at the Wilson Center, served in the US Senate as a Congressional Science Fellow, and worked with local and tribal communities to develop GIS-based decision support systems for city planning, natural resource management, coastal management, and disaster response through the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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