When COVID-19 hit about one year ago, the AEC industry confronted critical questions about properly conducting business. How can projects continue in the face of unexpected safety regulations? How can teams work together and remain on schedule when forced to keep their distance from project sites and each other?
Look no further than GIS.
GIS, or Geographic Information Systems, was thrust into the worldwide spotlight at the start of the pandemic with the introduction of the John Hopkins University COVID-19 Dashboard, which tracks and reports the number of global confirmed cases. However, its value reaches far beyond the niche market of pandemic analytics.