The City of Longview was ranked 15th in a list of the Top 25 most mature public sector Geographic Information Systems (GIS) programs in North America.
The 2020 Geospatial Maturity Index, released by PSD Citywide, asked questions in three competency categories: Readiness, Implementation, and Impact. From the data gathered through the 88-question survey, participants showcased the innovative ways they use GIS to better serve the public and improve internal processes—including the use of GIS in public health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This tool provides a way for governments to measure the maturity and performance of their GIS programs while providing insight on how they can improve.
The Longview GIS division provides timely and quality GIS services to City staff, citizens, and external agencies to support efficient and effective decision making.
The division also maintains and updates the City’s interactive map gallery with more than 40 maps highlighting projects, services, and amenities in Longview.