Make government smarter.

Around the world, local governments use GIS to improve decision making, service delivery, and citizen engagement. Since most government data is location based, equipping your organization with the latest in GIS technology provides the tools needed to make your community better. Operations run more smoothly, and citizens have more positive experiences.

"We could not run the city to the degree that we do without Esri’s GIS technology. It’s used for everything from predictive crime analysis to recycling pickup."

Twyla McDermott, IT Program Manager for the City of Charlotte, North Carolina

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Long Beach, California, Embraces Next Stage in Open Data Evolution

Providing context to open data sets through GIS mapping aims to make the city’s information beneficial for everyone.
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Auburn, Alabama Making GIS Part of Citizen Engagement

The City of Auburn, Alabama has a small IT department and it is their job to make sure information shared and received by citizens is in a context that is easy to understand. Learn how the City of Auburn is using GIS to accomplish this and how you bring this strategy to your organization.

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Growing an Open, Smart City Ecosystem

Explore how the City of Charlotte, North Carolina has boosted civic innovation, civic participation, and cross departmental communication through their open data strategy. Read more

Mobile Applications Help Fergus Falls, Minnesota With Storm Water Inspections

Fergus Falls, Minnesota is leveraging mobile technology to help their field crews modernize their storm water inspection process. Read how they did this with the help of ProWest and Esri. Read more

City of Fort Lauderdale: Developing A Resilient, Smart City

Community resiliency refers to the ability for a community to plan for. prepare for, and recover from man-made and environmental disasters. Learn how Fort Lauderdale, Florida is using GIS to to build a more resilient community. Read more

Carver County The Benefits of GIS for All

In 2000, Carver County’s Information Technology Department began a push to expand GIS technology to all departments. Learn how they did this and the return their county is seeing from this organization wide implementation. Read more

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FedGIS Conference 2017

February 13 – 14, 2017
Washington, DC

Esri User Conference

July 10 – 14, 2017
San Diego, CA

Do It Yourself GeoApps MOOC

February 1 – March 14, 2017

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