Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is more than a map; it’s a tool that can help communities analyze, assess, quantify and inform. “GIS gives communities the opportunity to have access to any information they want to know about their area. It provides a better understanding of the facilities, properties, etc. and helps them make better decisions on how to move forward,” said one of F&V’s GIS Technicians. “Clients have told me they’re excited about GIS work because it can turn two weeks of work into one day of work.