Enabling government

The use of Geographic Information System (GIS) technology is proving to be indispensable in day-to-day business and operations. It's changing the way governments work and the impact of public services.

Find out why GIS is considered mission-critical by many public sector organisations by reading the case studies below.

Smart mapping app improves community services in Penang

Smart mapping app improves community services in Penang

An advanced smart mapping application called e-Peta has given decision-makers at the State of Penang a tech-savvy way of improving services to the community.

3D mapping technology to reduce landslide casualties in Kuala Lumpur

3D mapping technology to reduce landslide casualties in Kuala Lumpur

12/01/2016
As Kuala Lumpur continues moving towards becoming a world-class industry hub, the city’s unique topography – and the accompanied opportunities and risks that come with it – has prompted the local government to turn to 3D smart mapping technology to ensure the sustainability of the city’s development plans.
Geo-analytics eases Singapore’s transport woes

Geo-analytics eases Singapore’s transport woes

12/01/2016
Discover how Singapore’s Land Transport Authority used geo-analytics to improve bus services in the island nation.
Managing disaster response in one of the most volatile regions on Earth

Managing disaster response in one of the most volatile regions on Earth

26/11/2015
GIS technology is enabling Indonesia’s national disaster management authority to better coordinate and implement integrated emergency response efforts across the expansive archipelago.
Designing Iskandar: How to build a world-class metropolis

Designing Iskandar: How to build a world-class metropolis

25/09/2014
The Malaysian state of Johor is embarking on a bold initiative to transform the Iskandar region into a dynamic, world-class metropolis by 2025.
GIS supports Singapore’s water journey

GIS supports Singapore’s water journey

29/08/2014
Singapore's Public Utilities Board has used GIS to overcome continual water shortages and establish a robust and sustainable water supply for the entire nation.
Students embrace innovation during Singapore Spatial Challenge

Students embrace innovation during Singapore Spatial Challenge

30/07/2014
The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) Spatial Challenge is helping students incorporate geographic thinking into their daily lives.
Strengthening national security through shared information

Strengthening national security through shared information

10/04/2013
National security is now a multi-agency mission, and GIS technology is at the core of this increased collaboration – providing a platform to quickly share strategic insight and build stronger strategies.
Ensuring safer streets with smart mapping

Ensuring safer streets with smart mapping

25/10/2012
The Royal Malaysia Police and the Federal Department of Town and Country Planning have unveiled a GIS-based crime fighting tool that will help improve community safety and promote a culture of crime prevention.
Singapore’s single point of truth for key services information

Singapore’s single point of truth for key services information

05/12/2011
The OneMap initiative is allowing Singapore citizens to unlock the potential of public sector geospatial data – helping them make well-informed decisions relating to their important day-to-day activities.