Online GIS for Counties. Here's What You Need To Know

Online GIS for Counties. Here's What You Need To Know

Are you responsible for your county's GIS or web maps? These free and super actionable resources will take your online GIS skills to the next level.

A county’s web maps are more than just a resource, for GIS managers they are the public facing window into their world, and a reflection of their work.

Online GIS systems used to all be much alike, but now there is a growing void between counties that have remained in front of the technology curve and those that have fallen behind.

There are many factors that separate an awesome county web map portal from an average one.

It’s not just as simple as data prep and adding some layers to a map anymore. If you want your web maps to provide your constituents with a first class experience you need to be up to speed on a range of topics from mobile device support to search engine optimization.

I’ve been building web mapping systems full time for over a decade. And know first hand that incremental improvements to your web maps needn't be super complicated and time consuming.

I’m going to share with your some first rate resources that will bring you up to speed on the ideas and concepts.

These will enable you to double down on your web mapping game and single handedly take your county’s online GIS to the next level.

The Transformative Benefits of Cloud Mapping for Counties

The paradigm shift to cloud based computing is driving one of the most transformational periods in history for business and government. Is your county on board? Continue reading...

How to Create the Ultimate Land Records Web Map

The land record map by far the most heavily accessed map in a county web map portal and in this article I’m going to be showing the elements that make up a superb interactive land record map. Continue reading...

How To Make County Web Maps That Users Love

Are your users provided the best experience possible? Here's why you need to start making smaller more focused maps. Continue reading...

How To Integrate Your County's Web GIS and Deeds Database

This how to guide will show you how to seamlessly integrate your deeds database with your online land records maps. Continue reading...

How To Know It's Time To Retire Your Online GIS

Is your once cutting edge web GIS now looking antiquated? To find a replacement, here's what you need to know. Continue reading...

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Chris Brown is the founder and CEO of Mango (simple online web GIS for everyone).