Geographic base file systems
A cooperative effort among public and private agencies, cities, and counties can increase the utility of a geographic information systems (GIS). By identifying the agencies that have the functional responsibility for a data set and giving those agencies the resources to develop, maintain, and share that data, county and municipal agencies will be able to leverage their resources and streamline their operations.
This article is adapted, with permission, from Florida Counties, the magazine of the Florida Association of Counties.
"Research & Technology Update: Preparation of a GIS for Broward County, Florida,"
Assessment Journal: Vol. 9
, Article 6.
Available at: https://researchexchange.iaao.org/assessment_journal/vol9/iss4/6