What is GIS?

Source
ESRI
Date of Publication
2011

This video offers a brief overview of geographic information systems.  It explains how geography/location is important in analyzing data.  GIS allows us to see geographical patterns in our data that we may not otherwise see. Exissting data can be used in new ways to arrive at interesting, important location-based information. Using that information, it helps researchers and program managers in program decision making.