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A geographic information system (GIS) shapes state and local government processes, workflows, policies, and engagement with citizens. GIS provides a means to question how we can constantly improve our environment; infrastructure; safety; health; economies; planning; engineering; and, ultimately, our world. 

 

Advancements in GIS are helping governments modernize operations, gain new perspective on the balance between natural and built environments, and create equitable and inclusive policies. GIS is a mapping platform for agile government and a tool to guide sustainable communities.

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Esri GIS courses are accredited by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). Complete these training courses to maintain your annual certification for free.

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Focus areas


Esri technology is used at all levels of government and across disciplines worldwide. Here are some of the major focus areas based on global challenges.

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