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Three Geospatial and Location Intelligence Use Cases to Meet Governments' Biggest Challenges

Published: 27 November 2017

ID: G00338469

Analyst(s): Bill Finnerty


Governments implementing evidence-based policymaking struggle to articulate complex challenges and outcomes as text, charts and graphs. CIOs leading a transition to digital government can position their agency for success by establishing location-based analytics to use maps to convey this material.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Develop Geolocation Services to Address Resiliency Using GIS Data Exchanges, Integrated GIS Planning and Map-Based Public Services
  • Leverage Geolocation Services to Address Digital Equity Challenges by Using Analytics and Mapping to Share the Story and Solutions
  • Use Geolocation Services to Promote Economic Development by Planning for Infrastructure, Business and Community Development

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