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GIS ROI StoryMap

Posted by acarnow-esristaff Employee Jul 18, 2019

Return on Investment, commonly abbreviated as ROI, is an important goal for any GIS project that should be calculated, documented, and shared.  I put this StoryMap together to share information and examples of GIS ROI.  It includes many real world examples, articles, videos and additional resources to help you find the ROI in your GIS work. 

 

https://arcg.is/1Wi0CO

If you're headed to the 2019 Esri International User Conference and would like to connect, on Tuesday I will be at the GIS Managers' Open Summit (GISMOS), for most of Wednesday and Thursday, you can find me in the “Guiding your Geospatial Journey” area in the Expo.

Return on Investment, commonly abbreviated as ROI, is an important goal for any GIS project that should be calculated, documented, and shared.  Check out this Story Map to learn more about GIS ROI and view many real-world examples.

 

https://arcg.is/1Wi0CO 

If you're headed to the 2019 Esri International User Conference and are interested in sessions for GIS Managers, here is a link to the GIS Manager Track:

 

https://userconference2019.schedule.esri.com/schedule?filters=1964269831

Are you a GIS manager, leader or other executive headed to the 2019 Esri International User Conference (UC)?  I know it can be a challenge creating your personal agenda for the world's largest GIS conference, so I created this flier to assist.  It covers suggested events and activities you should consider when deciding how to spend your valuable time at UC.  I hope you have a productive UC experience, and I hope to see you there!

 

UPDATED 6/24/2019 - Added GIS Manager Track and Get Advice from Esri Services section.

 

UPDATED 6/13/2019 - Corrected the name of the Implementing ArcGIS area in the Expo to “Guiding your Geospatial Journey”

 

FYI there are other Esri UC fliers here: https://community.esri.com/community/events/user-conference/content?filterID=contentstatus%5Bpublished%5D~category%5B2019-uc-industry-fliers%5D

If you want to learn how to redefine yourself from mapmaker to solution provider, I will be presenting The Underutilization of GIS & How To Cure It in a webinar on Tu June 18 at 10AM Pacific:

 

https://www.esri.com/en-us/landing-page/industry/government/2019/underutilization-of-gis-and-how-to-cure-it

These eight videos cover the GIS Manager Track sessions from the 2018 Esri International User Conference presented July 11-12, 2018 in San Diego, CA.  They are:

 

  • Enterprise GIS: Strategic Planning for Success
  • Communicating the Value of GIS
  • Architecting the ArcGIS Platform: Best Practices
  • Increase GIS Adoption by Integrating Change Management
  • Governance for GIS
  • Moving Beyond Anecdotal GIS Success: An ROI Conversation
  • Workforce Development Planning: A People Strategy for Organizations
  • Supporting Government Transformation & Innovation

A special thanks to those that helped present these sessions: Clinton Johnson Michael Green Matthew Lewin Wade Kloos Justin Kruizenga Andrew Sharer Eric_Apple

 

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaPDDLTCmy4auFPPuXEzGYkQUQi8AG_uh

I'm proud to announce the agenda for the 2019 GIS Managers' Open Summit (GISMOS) at the Esri International User Conference on Tuesday, July 9th.  This is the 10th annual GISMOS and looks to be one of the best.  A huge shout out to the presenters: Eric John Abrams, Brandi Rank and Marvin Davis.

 

If you are headed to the User Conference and want to learn proven, real-world strategies focusing on the people/culture/business side of GIS, then please consider attending & participating in GISMOS.  Attendees need to register, but there is no additional cost.  I hope to see you there!

 

UPDATE - 6/24/2019 - Added link to GIS Manager Track, updated schedule times, added Project Management in GIS Special Interest Group, and added Cobb Co., GA Executive/Elected Official Panel Discussion.

 

UPDATE - 6/12/2019 - The location of GISMOS has changed.  It is now in the Indigo Ballroom in the Hilton Bayfront at 1 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101 (adjacent to the San Diego Convention Center). Please see attached updated agenda.

 

esriuc gis manager gis strategy gis leadership

If you're headed to the Esri Federal GIS Conference next week, and are a current, or future, leader, please consider attending this session that Gerry Clancy and I will be presenting on Wed. Jan. 30 from 5:15-6:15 PM in Room 209C:

 

GIS for Leaders: Seven Elements of a Successful Enterprise GIS

 

It takes more than technology for an enterprise GIS to be successful. It requires business and IT management skills. This session will review the seven elements of a successful enterprise GIS and provide strategies how GIS Managers can implement them. The seven elements are:

  • Vision and Leadership
  • Understand how GIS can contribute to your organization’s success
  • Develop and maintain a GIS Strategic Plan
  • Implement effective governance
  • Implement evolutionary approaches (change management)
  • Deploy engaging apps
  • Recruit, develop and maintain good staff

 

https://fedgisdevdc2019.schedule.esri.com/schedule/1801978386 

Please check out my latest post as a GovLoop Featured Contributor. This one discusses the Esri Maps for Public Policy site:

 

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/policymakers-how-well-do-you-know-your-community/ 

Here is the last of my twelve posts as a GovLoop Featured Contributor. Thanks to them for the opportunity to support their amazing community and platform. This one is on the Importance of Communicating Your Value to Leaders.

 

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/importance-communicating-value-leaders/ 

Here is the eleventh of my twelve posts as a GovLoop Featured Contributor. This one discusses how the future is now for the 3D digital twin in government:

 

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/future-now-3d-digital-twin-government/ 

Here is the tenth of my twelve posts as a GovLoop Featured Contributor. This one discusses how GIS can be used as an effective Civic Engagement tool:

 

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/gis-civic-engagement-tool/ 

Here is the ninth of my twelve posts as a GovLoop Featured Contributor. This one discusses how the Emergency Management industry provides a great example of the potential of GIS:

 

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/emergency-management-provides-great-example-potential-gis/ 

Here is the eighth of my twelve posts as a GovLoop Featured Contributor. This one discusses the importance of a business plan for your GIS:

 

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/time-talk-business-gis/