State GIO Hired

Wisconsin CIO Matt Miszewski announced today the hiring of David Mockert into the position of Geographic Information Officer (GIO), effective September 19th. Mockert has an extensive background in information technology, with specialized experience in developing, …

A Geographic Information Officer on the way?

State CIO Matt Miszewski delivers on his promise to recruit a GIO, and the Wisconsin Land Information Board is dissolved as of July 1, 2005.

WLIA Coordinate Systems Task Force update

Effort to redesign county coordinate systems moving forward with endorsements from WSLS and WLIA; funding provided through WLIP strategic initiative grant.

GIO and WLIS are priorities for Chief Information Officer

Matt Miszewski, Chief Information Officer for the State of Wisconsin, delivered some important news to the land information community during his keynote address at the 2005 WLIA conference.

GIS “working group” proposed

State government is taking a strategic look at GIS

National/state/local GIS issues get attention

As we’re about to go to press, I have some last-minute items gleaned from the recent NSGIC conference in Nashville.