Shelby Johnson

Collaboration on GIS can smooth the path for state and local agencies


On this episode of GIS Addressed, Arkansas GIO Shelby Johnson addresses the challenges of collaboration and why they're worth overcoming.

Bird flu outbreak shows importance of GIS data sharing – panelists


In Minnesota alone, officials created more than 1,700 maps during the outbreak earlier this year, but local laws prevented them from sharing their data across state lines.

GIS group: Real-time location is private information


NSGIC, an association for state geospatial data officials, endorsed the idea that real-time location information is private data.