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Indiana Recognized for its Outstanding GIS Services

The Indiana Geographic Information Office (GIO) and the Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA), were recently recognized for their achievement and leadership shown throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

This award recognizes special geospatial projects developed through teamwork that demonstrate commitment to working with others in the Indiana GIS community toward a common goal, while performing important, often pioneering work, to create an outstanding information resource. Award


Shaun Scholer

Shaun Scholer Joins the GIO Team as GIS Program Director

We are honored to announce that Shaun Scholer will soon be joining our GIO Team as the GIS Program Director. Shaun is currently the Wayne County/City of Richmond GIS Coordinator and IGIC Treasurer. Shaun brings expertise in imagery, data storage, system migration, upgrades and cross-agency collaboration, among many other attributes and experiences. His first day with the GIO will be Monday, October 19th.


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2020 Indiana Data Harvest Program

2020 Data Harvest Program is wrapping up. IC 6-1.1-4-25(b)(13) requires a county to submit parcel data in a GIS file format to the Indiana Office of Technology. GIO office will work with the Counties to also obtain the following datasets (addresses, centerlines and government boundaries). For more information to do see which counties are participating visit. Dashboard


2020 Census

Improving the 2020 Census with GIS Technology

Government Matters: Jack Dangermond, founder and president of Esri, discusses the role that geographic tech plays in government and how new technologies will help the census. Read more.



Four Major Trends in the GIS Market by 2024

The global geographic information system (GIS) market size is anticipated to witness consistent growth. This growth is attributed mainly to the rising use of location-based services across the industrial landscape. Geospatial World

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Megan Compton

Megan R.L. Compton
Indiana Geographic Information Officer (GIO)

IN Office of Technology
100 North Senate Ave.
Government Center North
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Office: (317) 234-5889



ArcGIS Online: Best Practices for Hosted Feature Layers

Learn best practices for optimizing your ArcGIS Online hosted feature layers to support high-volume web traffic. Video



Solving the National Seed Packet Mystery: Mapping

Across the country, thousands of people were receiving unsolicited parcels delivered by the US Postal Service. The parcels, which contained unlabeled packages of seeds, appeared to originate from China. Esri Blog


Be Prepared

Real-time Solution for Emergency Management Operations

Esri’s solution for emergency management operations is a fully integrated system that allows you, your team, and unlimited partner agencies to maintain shared situational awareness at all points during a disaster response.e-Book