This morning I delivered a presentation on “Is your GIS Gov 2.0 Ready?” I covered why this remains an important issue especially for local councils because ratepayers have truly embraced the services Gov 2.0 delivers.
The benchmark study undertaken by Esri Australia identified that 73% of respondents consider the principles of Gov 2.0 important, with 54% believing that their council community is starting to expect compliance with these principles. I’m guessing by the nods in the audience that more resources would assist in building maps and apps to support Gov 2.0 and that’s where the ArcGIS Local Government Resource Centre can help. Continue reading →
I wouldn’t normally blog about a new book hitting our online bookstore… but this is one new release that has proved to be very popular overseas and I think you may find it useful. If you’re interested in learning about how to boost your GIS skills in the online environment, and if you’re in the market for a new book, then read on… Continue reading →
The very fact that you’re here on this blog means that you are probably one of a growing number of people who see the value in social media. And you are in good company. Did you know that Arnold Schwarzenegger, the man as famous for being Governor of California as he is for his muscles, used social media to connect with the public, and is now more popular than ever with his voters because of it?