An authority in the Australian public safety sector, Mark is passionate about helping government bodies and private agencies leverage an interoperable, collaborative approach to Geographic Information System (GIS) technology.
With over 25 years’ industry experience, Mark has worked at both local and state government levels, specialising in emergency management and GIS. As Queensland Fire and Rescue Service GIS Manager, Mark helped his team win the Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI) Industry Award – recognised for their efforts during the 2011 Queensland floods and Cyclone Yasi.
Mark applies his skill and knowledge to help organisations find solutions that leverage data effectively to drive smarter decision-making and achieve more effective outcomes.
Building safe communities – 7 questions you need to confidently answer
For public safety specialists and governments of every level, successfully building safe communities hinges on the ability to effectively respond to modern security challenges.
Emergency service response powered by GIS technology is ensuring better public safety
GIS technology is providing predictive capabilities for handling natural disaster response and recovery. Learn how the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service uses GIS to improve its coordination of emergency response across the state.
Agile transformation for local government
A shift is occurring in the attitudes of local governments to make small changes now to realise long-term digital goals. Mark Wallace explains how an agile approach to local government digital transformation allows for incremental implementation.
A best-practice open data framework
American Red Cross is leading a global open data movement to share their internal data and systems freely with other agencies and members of the public.
A business case for government agency interoperability
American Red Cross shares their strategy for using GIS to establish agency interoperability during large-scale crises.
The GIS solution transforming traditional emergency response
American Red Cross’s GIS solution informs the decisions of an 80,000+ strong workforce – as well as thousands of government agencies and community partners.