Over the past five years the Fifty States Initiative has been
successful in raising the
profile of the NSDI with state and local geospatial stakeholders by catalyzing strategic and business planning. The next steps for the program involve consolidating those gains, supporting the realization of the plans through implementation, and beginning the process of measuring where the nation stands on NSDI development. The thrust of the recommended next steps for the Fifty States Initiative acknowledges that successful statewide strategic planning efforts are winding down and that there needs to be a new focus on assisting states in actualizing the goals identified through strategic planning. The report makes seven specific recommendations.
Read the report here. (PDF)