Several weeks ago, we added the World Land Cover 2010 ESA layer to the Living Atlas. This layer’s data is from the 2010 epoch of the European Space Agency (ESA) Climate Change Initiative (CCI) Land Cover Project. These data are … Continue reading
This month the Open Data team brings you another release with improved data visualization, support for standards-based metadata, public commenting on datasets and much more! We made some major harvesting improvements under the hood to improve data quality and … Continue reading
A hands-on website and a print book for seasoned GIS practitioners and newcomers to GIS Consumer mapping has opened the eyes of the world, and especially decision makers, to the value of maps and geography and consequently increased the demand … Continue reading
In the next release of ArcGIS Open Data targeted for night of July 16th, Administrators will be given an option to enable local projections used for Shapefiles. Sites with this capability turned on, will provide their Shapefile downloads in the … Continue reading
With only a week left for the 2015 Esri User Conference, we wanted to post a quick reminder that there are still a few open spots if you’re interested in signing up for the free data health checks. Continue reading
Last month the United Nations headquarters in New York City hosted the 2015 OpenStreetMap US conference, State of the Map (SOTM). An illustrious setting for a passionate band of people who are collaboratively creating a global repository of geographic data … Continue reading
Speed. Power. Effectiveness. Master the art of using Esri Maps for Office to attain all three by enriching your spreadsheets with data. Last week we shared how you can supercharge your PowerPoint presentations in under 2 minutes using Esri Maps … Continue reading
When your organization depends on geographic information system for its day-to-day operation, data errors can introduce unacceptable risk and unplanned costs.
Beginning at the 2011 Esri International User Conference in San Diego, Esri provided customers an opportunity to see just how clean their data really is. Since then, the Data Health Checks, as they are called, have become a staple service at every User Conference. Continue reading
The Esri Development Team invites you to participate in a moderated and recorded Usability Study of 3 specific areas of ArcGIS Pro: Geodatabase Management, specifically schema design and data modeling, Map Layout, and 3D Editing. Continue reading
ArcGIS Data Reviewer is an extension to ArcGIS for Desktop and ArcGIS for Server that enables you to centrally manage the quality control (QC) life cycle—reviewing, correcting, and verifying errors—thereby eliminating paper trails associated with traditional QC processes. Esri recently released the Managing Data Reviewer Records for ArcGIS 10.3 template, which includes two Python scripts – Copy Data Reviewer Records and Export Data Reviewer Records to Shapefile. Both scripts were developed in response to customer requests for additional ways to manage and share quality information. Specifically, the scripts facilitate workflows for managing large numbers of records in an automated way and sharing error information with others who do not have Data Reviewer.