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.

Geo-enabling the Health Information System in Myanmar

Geo-enabling the Health Information System in Myanmar

24/10/2017
The Department of Public Health and Sports (MOHS) has launched the National Health Plan 2017-2021 to strengthen Maynmar’s health system.
Supporting Singapore’s public housing with geographic insights

Supporting Singapore’s public housing with geographic insights

03/11/2016
HDB has leveraged new technologies to improve the way it plans and designs its towns, precincts and buildings. With the use of good planning tools, HDB towns and estates can be made more liveable, efficient and sustainable for residents.
SLA’s 3D maps chart the future of Singapore

SLA’s 3D maps chart the future of Singapore

03/11/2016
SLA has used Esri’s advanced Geographic Information System technology to process, manipulate, analyse and visualise 3D maps and 3D models of the entire nation-state.
Geographic insights highlight how to cut ambulance response times

Geographic insights highlight how to cut ambulance response times

15/01/2016
SingHealth leveraged Geographic Information System (GIS) technology to analyse how a reduction of ambulance response time can potentially help save more lives.
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.
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.
Geoanalytics eases Singapore’s transport woes

Geoanalytics eases Singapore’s transport woes

03/11/2015
In a bid to accommodate Singapore’s growing ridership, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) unveiled a master plan aiming to double the rail network by 2030 amidst the country’s tight land constraints.
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.
Supporting Singapore’s water journey with GIS

Supporting Singapore’s water journey with GIS

29/08/2014
The 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.
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.