Virus transmitting mosquitos can breed in a teaspoon of standing water. Data-rich maps and GIS software allow countries to stay one step ahead.
For county-level vector control officials, staying … more
A long-running question is what we can do to feel, and be safer on the streets in our daily lives. Crime fears are real, but luckily, so are the opportunities to address and overcome them, with … more
Over the past few years, we've seen more and more governments embrace the open data movement. Until recently, that has simply meant making authoritative government data available online for public … more
For years, providers have used GIS software to map disease outbreaks and monitor the effectiveness of interventions. Now, with the push for accountable care, it’s proving to be a valuable tool … more
The generic GIS and mapping software capabilities of Business Mapper are numerous and varied. There is a focus on how this versatility makes it possible for even small communities to model their … more
Even as smartphone mapping apps have become ubiquitous, many Filipinos still rely on paper maps issued by the countries transportation departments. After all, paper maps don’t disappear when … more
Whenever there is a severe snowstorm, flood, typhoon, fire, earthquake or other natural disaster anywhere in the world, government agencies and emergency services need to send a range of rescue … more
Health and Well-being in communities is a key topic around the world.
This focus, as well as a commitment to a more integrated community healthcare system, requires a better understanding of the … more
Using GIS maps to track & analyze the recent Philippines elections and results
The recent elections in the Philippines and the accompanying results maps on many news … more
Mapping Floods and flood disaster zones with GIS maps
GIS maps are becoming more and more popular across the Philippines and all over the world. The technology is particularly … more