Local governments around the world—from the 200 largest cities in the United States to hundreds of smaller local governments—use Esri GIS. It benefits public works and elections departments, 911, law enforcement, assessor's offices, and many more divisions.
GIS consistently delivers a return on investment including cost avoidance; time savings; increased accuracy, productivity, and revenue; and better decision making.
Governments are tasked with helping their communities prepare and recover from disasters, whether they be manmade or natural. GIS provides the tools needed to analyze, visualize and convey data on disaster risks and impacts. When armed with this knowledge, citizens and governments have the ability to make smarter decisions that will create more resilient communities. Learn more.
These stories show how others in local government are gaining benefits using GIS technology and spatial analysis.
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