Bern Szukalski

Bern Szukalski
Chief Technology Advocate and 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

How to launch a Story Map Tour at a specific tour stop

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Story Map Tour is one of the most popular story maps, ideal for tours or for presenting a series of locations you’d like users to follow in sequence. By default a Map Tour opens to an introduction or the first tour … Continue reading

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Strengthening account security in your organization

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(By Blake Stearman, ArcGIS Online development team) As an administrator you want to keep your data workflows secure, but also allow members of your organization the freedom to accomplish tasks efficiently. ArcGIS Online continues to deliver improved capabilities for administering your … Continue reading

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Using 3D web scenes in Story Maps

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A scene allows you to visualize and analyze geographic information in an interactive 3D environment. Using ArcGIS Pro you can author and publish scenes. Scenes can also be authored and viewed using the scene viewer, a built-in ArcGIS Online application. … Continue reading

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Embedding maps in Story Map Journal

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The Story Map Journal is a very popular Story Map, letting you create a compelling map-based narrative presented as a set of journal entries. It’s ideal for creating multimedia stories that combine text, maps, images, and video. And it’s especially useful when … Continue reading

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Tip: Minimizing the UI for scene viewer

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In ArcGIS Online you can create interactive scenes using the scene viewer. A scene is symbolized 3D geospatial content that includes a multiscale basemap, a collection of 2D and 3D layers, and configurations that allow you to visualize and analyze geographic … Continue reading

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Adding maps to your Story Map Journal

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The Story Map Journal is a very popular Story Map, letting you create a compelling map-based narrative presented as a set of journal entries. It’s ideal for creating multimedia stories that combine text, maps, images, and video. And it’s especially … Continue reading

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What’s New in ArcGIS Online (March 2015)

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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 new features and capabilities for authoring web maps, app templates, managing and administering organizations, and more. Map viewer enhancements … Continue reading

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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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