Monday, November 14, 2011

The Official Version: Geospatial Technologies and the Emergency Services Sector

The lead story in most recent Emergency Management and Response - Information Sharing and Analysis Center (EMR-ISAC) Infogram from Department of Homeland Security (DHS) highlights the value geospatial technologies can bring the Emergency Services Sector (ESS).  Go here to read the article.

Comment: While this article won't be an eye-opener for anyone familiar with the significant role geospatial technologies can play in the ESS, it is encouraging to see this level of mention from an “official voice” of the federal government.   Furthermore, the recent appointment of a progressive supporter of geospatial technologies like Carla Boyce as Director of FEMA’s National Integration Center, would seem to be another step in the right direction.  Keep it coming DHS!    

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