GIS is the foundation to true Situational Awareness

2019 11 13 / by Josh Nolan posted in WebEOC, ArcGIS, Juvare Exchange


Josh Nolan, Product Manager, WebEOC/GIS at Juvare

Today is GIS Day, an international celebration recognizing how the real-world applications of GIS technology are making a difference in our society.

You might ask: What is GIS? What do Situational Awareness and GIS have in common? 

Put simply, they have everything in common! They fit together perfectly, like driving with the top down in a convertible as you cruise along the edge of a beach taking in the salt air and warm breeze.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) by its very nature provides new insights into data and depicts relationships that tables can’t show, giving you a clear understanding of where everything is. 

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