By John F. Berry, Learn ArcGIS Content team
Four California health inspectors need your help in efficiently navigating 36 restaurants as part of their daily and unannounced inspections in San Diego County. Considering that county rivals the state of Connecticut in size, it may seem that you have an insurmountable task of keeping inspections random and dispersed. How should you divide the work? Where should each inspector drive and in what order?
A new project on the Learn ArcGIS website guides you though the steps needed to solve this complex problem. The project spotlights the Plan Routes tool, which will help you efficiently divide your targeted restaurants among the four inspectors. In this project, you’ll supervise an inspection team that protects the dining public by closing unsafe restaurants, enforcing on-the-spot corrections in others, and assigning cleanliness letter grades to those that pass inspection. The lessons from this project could be applied to traveling professionals who manage fleets as well as transporting people, delivering packages, providing repair, inspecting homes, and making sales calls.
Project workflow: In this one-hour project, you’ll start by locating and labeling the Retail Food Monitoring Office in San Diego County. You’ll then prepare data for the Plan Routes tool by changing symbology and downloading CSV files. After opening the Plan Routes tool, you’ll set parameters involving stops and time. Finally, you’ll analyze the results and explore the information to better understand how your inspectors could benefit from the analysis.
A new ArcGIS Online configurable app was released in July 2015 that provides an updated experience for sharing time-enabled maps. The Time Aware app looks and works great on its own, but it also provides a way to add time-enabled … Continue reading
Socializing your map is the core concept of Chapter 2 of The ArcGIS Book Chapter 2 in The ArcGIS Book zeroes in on the evolution of the traditional map into the new paradigm of web mapping. When confined to the … Continue reading
On Friday, July 17th, many ArcGIS Pro users saw a small window pop up on their computer screen. It announced to them, and to the world that a new version of Pro is available to download. I often find myself … Continue reading
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Each configurable app in the configurable apps gallery supports a unique set of tools. You can download the source code for each configurable app to customize which tools are available. After you host your custom template on your web server, you … Continue reading
The World Topographic Map has been updated with new content! As part of ArcGIS Online, Esri’s Basemaps support a vast GIS community. Thank You to our Contributors and Partners who help support the Living Atlas of the World by providing data and enriching these amazing resources.
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In a previous post we detailed how to add Vimeo videos to your Story Map Tour directly from the Vimeo website. This post details how to add videos that leverage Vimeo’s autoplay and looping by using URLs obtained via the … Continue reading
Story Map Tour is ideal for creating sequential, place-based narratives. These are typically in the form of a series of geotagged photos and captions linked to an interactive map, but they can also include videos, web pages, scenes, and much more. … Continue reading
People often ask if they can add layers to a Story Map Tour, and the answer is “Absolutely!” Here are a few nice examples of this from Pennsylvannia Wilds, the Arrowhead Regional Development Commission, and the National Parks Service. This next example … Continue reading