Bern Szukalski

Bern Szukalski
Bern Szukalski is Chief Technology Advocate and a Product Strategist at Esri, focusing on ways to broaden access to geographic information, and helping users succeed with the ArcGIS Platform. Follow @bernszukalski.

Recent Posts

Share your Story Map on the Story Maps Gallery

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The Story Maps gallery features many different examples, from Esri and from the greater Story Maps community. You can browse the gallery by choosing the app type, or can enter keywords to search for specific topics of interest. It’s a great … Continue reading

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Visualizing online analysis in 3D web scenes

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ArcGIS Online provides capabilities that enable you to perform analysis such as summarizing data, finding patterns, examining proximity (buffering, drive times), data enrichment, and more. These analysis tools are available to organizational members with access to analysis tools, and are … Continue reading

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What’s New in ArcGIS Online (December 2014)

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It’s time to refresh your browser - ArcGIS Online has been updated with the following new features and enhancements. This update includes a new scene viewer (beta), enhanced administration tools, new analysis capabilities, new app templates, and more. Scene Viewer (beta) … Continue reading

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Add a presentation to your Story Map Journal

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A presentation allows you to tell a sequential story with information in a map, and is composed by saving interactive map slides. Each slide can use different views of the map, including different basemaps, operational layers, map locations, visible pop-ups, … Continue reading

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Tips for using tags effectively

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Tags can be added to any item, and are a useful way to quickly and easily identify and find specific content that you own, or that can be found within your organization or outside it. There are a number of … Continue reading

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Sharing to anonymous users with Explorer for ArcGIS

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Explorer for ArcGIS is a great app for working with your maps and presentations on iPhones, iPads, and Macs. With a recent update Explorer running on iOS for iPhones and iPads no longer requires logging in with an organizational account, and … Continue reading

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Add an image gallery (with links) to your organization home

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Your organization home contains several key sections that you can customize to reflect your own unique look and feel. These include the background image, organization banner, featured gallery, and description. The Organization Description on the home page can include text … Continue reading

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What’s New in ArcGIS Online (September 2014)

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It’s time to refresh your browser - ArcGIS Online has been updated with the following new features and enhancements. This update includes significant changes and additions for configuring applications, publishing Open Data, administering organizations, and more. Application templates Configurable application templates … Continue reading

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Sending email from web map pop-ups

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Email can be sent directly from web map pop-ups using pop-up configurations. Which configuration approach is best will be determined by how the email addresses are stored in the layer attributes. This post covers two examples of how the email … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Doing more with Story Map Shortlist symbols

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The Story Map Shortlist is one of the more popular Story Map application templates. It lets you organize points of interest into tabs that make it easy for users to explore an area. Examples include the San Diego Shortlist, Palm … Continue reading

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