Global landscape

All over the world, Geographic Information System (GIS) technology continues to change the way organisations operate.

Geographic information is being used to inform landmark projects and develop leading-edge products. Location analytics is helping to provide a better customer experience than ever before.

Organisations aren’t merely seeing more, they’re doing more. Read the below GIS case studies to discover how smart mapping technology is making a difference around the world.

The technology that helped transform a crime capital

The technology that helped transform a crime capital

15/09/2016
In this era of Big Data, where every law enforcement officer and vehicle is a sensor, how do agencies efficiently integrate, analyse and disseminate collected information, and transform it into actionable intelligence that improves decision-making?
International statisticians embrace location information

International statisticians embrace location information

07/05/2015
How we source and consume information is changing rapidly – a fact which has driven some of the world's leading statisticians to establish global standards for integrating official statistics with geospatial data.
Web map opens up New Zealand council to community

Web map opens up New Zealand council to community

21/11/2014
New Zealand’s wine capital is aligning itself closely with the principles of open government – by providing an intelligent map of civic information to users across the region.
Leveraging location to break down supply chain silos

Leveraging location to break down supply chain silos

07/11/2014
An increasing number of supply chain and logistics management organisations are turning to GIS in a bid to improve communications, operate with greater efficiency and strengthen overall situational awareness.
Mapping India’s knowledge network with GIS

Mapping India’s knowledge network with GIS

16/09/2013
The world's second most populated country is in the midst of a 'decade of innovation', and GIS technology is playing a vital role in some of the major developments taking place.
A new vision in the fight against preventable blindness

A new vision in the fight against preventable blindness

24/01/2013
In a bid to eliminate blinding trachoma by 2020, researchers are combining smartphone and GIS technologies to assess the prevalence of trachoma in remote regions and pinpoint gaps in prevention and treatment services.
How disaster ready are you?

How disaster ready are you?

01/08/2011
The 2011 National Level Exercise was the largest emergency exercise run in the history of the United States – leveraging GIS technology to assess national and state preparedness for a catastrophic natural or man-made disaster.
BP manages world-class pipeline with GIS

BP manages world-class pipeline with GIS

04/02/2010
GIS technology is helping energy giant BP source oil and gas from landlocked Azerbaijan and efficiently distribute the resources to Europe and the world.
Place matters when it comes to healthcare

Place matters when it comes to healthcare

08/11/2007
Southern California's Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) leverages GIS to improve healthcare delivery, refine research initiatives and educate the next generation of healthcare professionals.