New GIO's Sole Priority: Wielding Data in Fight Against Pandemic
“Strategically, how can GIS continue to be successful in the COVID response and working with partners in trying to ensure that? Tactically, working directly with those partners … to make sure they have the tools and the resources to do the work and be successful, whether it be geospatial research, or data for dashboards. I’m happy to support that.” — Isaac Cabrera, the state's new geographic information officer.
Isaac Cabrera took on his new role last week as state geographic information officer (GIO) and manager of geospatial services at the height of a worldwide pandemic, and he’s focused on just one thing.
“The highest priority right now is to support the state’s (novel coronavirus) COVID-19 effort,” Cabrera...