IT as Efficiency Driver - Government to Government
Sophia Dutton, Management Analyst
The Medallion Web Mapping Applications enhance capital improvement planning and targets service delivery in Health and Human Services (HHS) within Fairfax County. This compilation of mapping applications provides for the first time, consistent, detailed, sub-county level data for HHS staff to analyze how environmental conditions impact service demands for specified communities.
Medallion transforms disparate data into actionable information. It also provides a common dataset to support collaboration and coordination with the Department of Planning and Zoning (DPZ) to foster improvements in the design phase and better define infrastructure needs based on demographic, economic, and other social characteristics.
With Medallion, HHS staff, as well as non-profits and the general public, can view the aggregated data geographically by five custom geographies, helping to quickly answer questions such as:
The detailed data enables more targeted and granular decision-making, allowing the division to gain insights, aid in strategic planning, and better allocate limited resources. Medallion has increased efficiency by allowing the community to access data on their own, and haa streamlined the ability of staff to respond to data requests directly.