This week we have pulled together a little variety for you. Coming to the end of a blog series, revving up for a new one next week, and showing off a few apps and solutions up our sleeves is where the real magic lies.
Sit back, relax, reach for that next cup of coffee, and enjoy your Friday with these reads in today's #WeekliiiRoundUp.
Geographically Coordinated: How Geographic Information System (GIS) Application is Evolving Within State Government
I always find it intriguing to see how the role of Geographic Information System (GIS) technology plays out in different industries. In Natural Resources, it is so present that whole departments and teams are dedicated to this field - often with names that may or may not allude to its function. In Utilities, GIS roles are often reserved for the Engineering department, their responsibilities being so entwined that it's enough to place these groups together. For Local and State Government, however? Well, their paths are consistently being forged. This article talks about the growing world of GIS application within State Government and how it may have found its home in IT.
Rolling into the final week for our Embracing the Online Platform series, gain insights into the last key variable of successful Web Applications and Web Maps - Content Management. This post details the aspects of good management that your users will rant and rave over.
The world's energy producers are reducing their carbon emissions on a year-over-year basis despite current regulations instructing them to do so. As renewable energy becomes more competitive opposite fossil fuels, nearly one-third of the world's 100 largest companies consistently cut emissions on an annual basis. What does this mean for the industry, and what could be the driving forces behind such an effort? This article explores as much.
Want to work with your coveted spatial data files within Tableau's robust visualization software? Of course, you do. Want to employ that spatial data as shapefiles? Well, on second thought...maybe not. This video shines a light on another method for properly converting spatial data to be used within Tableau and vice versa that does not involve relying on older GIS formats.