Next Generation 911 Biennial Report Released

On December 6th, 2022 the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs (DMA), Office of Emergency Communications (OEC), and 9-1-1 Subcommittee made publicly available the 2020-22 Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) Biennial report.  This report, due to the …

DMA Issues Request for Proposal for NG9-1-1 Data Management Services

The Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs has issued a Request for Proposal to prepare GIS data for NG9-1-1 implementation.

Office of Emergency Communications releases NextGen9-1-1 resources

The Office of Emergency Communications at the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs has released a GIS Gap Analysis Report and a geodatabase template for the state’s NextGen9-1-1 effort.

New state project will use GIS to fight agro-terrorism

Thanks to a federal grant, the WI Department of Ag, Trade, and Consumer Protection will develop a GIS-based tool called “TIGER” to map and track contaminated food in the event of a terrorist attack.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security needs your feedback

In cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) recently put together two surveys aimed at improving two federal geospatial programs.

WIGICC visits Homeland Security Council

The Wisconsin Homeland Security Council heard a brief presentation on April 15th regarding value of good geographic information, and the necessity of coordination to share and make use of that information.

Council builds collaborations with Homeland Security Council, next meeting set

Following up on their February 11th meeting, the Council will gather this Thursday April 16th in Stevens Point to discuss next steps in their development.

Critical infrastructure data collection continues in Wisconsin

The National Geospatial Intelligence Agency wants your data for homeland security applications.  What’s next on their list?

Emergency management and open records on tap for WLIA

The Wisconsin Land Information Association heads to Sheboygan on November 1-2 for their next regional meeting.

WLIA Emergency Management Task Force report identifies 15 key recommendations

Recently-released final report examines the current utilization of geospatial technology for emergency management in Wisconsin. GIS is making some headway in the emergency management community, but we have a long way to go.