Enabling government

The use of Geographic Information System (GIS) technology is proving to be indispensable in day-to-day business and operations. It's changing the way governments work, and the impact public services have on the community.

GIS has become particularly valuable in the areas of planning and analysis, asset management, situational awareness, field force management and customer services.

Read the case studies below and find out why GIS is considered mission-critical by many public sector organisations.

Geo-enabling the Health Information System in Myanmar

Geo-enabling the Health Information System in Myanmar

24/10/2017
The Department of Public Health and Sports (MOHS) has launched the National Health Plan 2017-2021 to strengthen Myanmar's health system.
Visualising Indonesia’s Population Data with GIS

Visualising Indonesia’s Population Data with GIS

02/12/2016
The Ministry of Home Affairs has used GIS technology to equip policy makers with the capability to craft policies and programs that suit the needs of the communities.
Ministry of Public Housing lays foundation for stronger communities

Ministry of Public Housing lays foundation for stronger communities

23/03/2016
The Ministry of Public Works and Housing employs the power of GIS technology to manage the delivery of the Self-help Housing Development Stimulant program.
Harnessing GIS technology to improve oil and gas production

Harnessing GIS technology to improve oil and gas production

20/02/2016
PT Pertamina EP employs the power of GIS technology to drive sustainable domestic oil and gas production.
3D mapping technology to reduce landslide casualties in Kuala Lumpur

3D mapping technology to reduce landslide casualties in Kuala Lumpur

12/01/2016
As Kuala Lumpur continues moving towards becoming a world-class industry hub, the city’s unique topography – and the accompanied opportunities and risks that come with it – has prompted the local government to turn to 3D smart mapping technology to ensure the sustainability of the city’s development plans.
Putting out fires using real-time data

Putting out fires using real-time data

26/11/2015
Discover how Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana’s ability to rapidly capture real-time data from out in the field dramatically improved their ability to respond to large-scale forest fires that were taking claim over the region.
Smart map streamlines issuance of mining permits

Smart map streamlines issuance of mining permits

09/04/2015
Indonesia’s abundant mineral reserves have prompted the government to support various exploration activities in a bid to stimulate the national economy.
Improving regional services with GIS

Improving regional services with GIS

21/11/2014
To improve service delivery for clients and staff, South Australia's Department for Families and Communities (DFC) expanded their enterprise GIS capabilities.
Designing Iskandar: How to build a world-class metropolis

Designing Iskandar: How to build a world-class metropolis

25/09/2014
The Malaysian state of Johor is embarking on a bold initiative to transform the Iskandar region into a dynamic, world-class metropolis by 2025.
GIS supports Singapore’s water journey

GIS supports Singapore’s water journey

29/08/2014
Singapore's Public Utilities Board has used GIS to overcome continual water shortages and establish a robust and sustainable water supply for the entire nation.
Students embrace innovation during Singapore Spatial Challenge

Students embrace innovation during Singapore Spatial Challenge

30/07/2014
The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) Spatial Challenge is helping students incorporate geographic thinking into their daily lives.
Singapore’s single point of truth for key services information

Singapore’s single point of truth for key services information

05/12/2011
The OneMap initiative is allowing Singapore citizens to unlock the potential of public sector geospatial data – helping them make well-informed decisions relating to their important day-to-day activities.