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States need to improve for national GIS infrastructure to work, report says
StateScoop: A report released last month by the National States Geographic Information Council showed that states are not fully prepared to adopt critical emerging technologies like next generation 911 and geoenabled election systems. Read more.

Toward smarter government
ArcWatch: In his Esri Press book, Smarter Government: How to Govern for Results in the Information Age, former Maryland governor Martin O'Malley outlines his approach to leadership and governance and how they benefit from mapping. Read more.

New module from Esri takes aim at foodborne illnesses
Healthcare IT Today: Esri's restaurant inspection module was recently modified to help public health agencies tackle the challenge of foodborne illness in the United States. Read more.

How GIS could create a smarter way of governing
Smart Cities Dive: Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley maintains that mapping increases transparency and helps meet goals while also building trust. Read more.

Geospatial at the heart of achieving Sustainable Development Goals
Geospatial World: The international development sector is fast realizing the value of geospatial information for achieving the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read more.

Portworx helps Esri with stateful container storage for IoT
TechTarget: Esri engineers built the ArcGIS Analytics for IoT service on containers, using popular open source tools such as Kubernetes, Kafka, Elasticsearch, and Spark. Read more.

More than half of states now have a CDO
Government Technology: The relatively new role of the state chief data officer is catching on, with a designated professional support network, growing public pressure for data-based policies, and more than half of US states now staffing. Read more.

This map stunningly visualizes a decade of US population growth, from 2010 to 2019
Fast Company: An Esri web map lets readers assess demographic change during the 2010s in the United States. Read more.

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