Economic growth and development are key to the success and sustainability of communities. Local governments and organizations face numerous challenges in meeting the needs of their changing communities, often with limited staff and GIS capabilities. Additionally, governments are continually looking for ways to attract new businesses, jobs and talent to their area. ArcGIS provides the most comprehensive spatial and demographic solution for identifying needs in a community, recruiting or expanding businesses, and much more.
City of Peterborough develops powerful online apps to improve efficiency and transparency
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New resources: Esri & The Science of Where podcast & WhereNext magazine