Public works and engineering professionals are leading the modernization of their organizations through the power of place. Geographic information system (GIS) technology is highlighting how maps truly help run the world. Applied GIS is improving decision-making, increasing the efficiency and productivity of workflows, aiding in emergency response, reducing asset management costs, and preparing our communities for evolving resident needs. GIS helps public works departments keep the balance between equity, resiliency, and sustainability.
Three Steps to Prioritize Infrastructure Investment with GIS
Governments that use GIS in their approach to infrastructure challenges can rebuild by prioritizing their investments; rethinking current infrastructure to meet socioeconomic needs and changing lifestyles; and reimagining their ideas around an Internet of Things-driven, future-ready community.