State Poised to Stand Up 'Transformative' GIS Data Portal
The aggregated platform will stitch together various agencies' resources, making GIS mapping data available to state and local government as well as businesses and individuals. The driver behind the project is Scott Gregory, the state’s Chief Technology Innovation Officer and Geographic Information Officer, who says the new portal is "going to be rocket fuel."
The state will soon open the door to a wealth of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping data – a trove of information about California and Californians that previously hasn’t been accessible from a central online location.
The announcement was made Friday by Scott Gregory, the state’s Chief Technology Innovation Officer, who also serves as the state Geographic Information Officer within the