Category: Location Analytics

Esri Maps for Salesforce v1.2 Released

Esri is pleased to announce the latest release of Esri Maps for Salesforce. This release includes some important improvements based on feedback we’ve received as well as some bug fixes.

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Be An Excel Ninja with ArcGIS Data Enrichment

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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

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Supercharge Your PowerPoint Presentations

Using Esri Maps for Office, you can make interactive, dynamic maps that add geographic content to your PowerPoint presentations.

Many of you may have heard of Esri Maps for Office. It lets you do really cool things with data without needing to fire up GIS software like ArcGIS for Desktop or ArcGIS Online. In fact, all that you need to start making gorgeous and insightful maps is something you probably already have installed on your computer – Microsoft Excel. If you use PowerPoint, even better!

There’s a lot already documented on how you can turn boring tabular data in Excel into visually compelling heat maps, cluster maps, hot spot analyses, and more. But what not many people know is that you can also add extra firepower to your PowerPoint presentations using Esri Maps for Office.

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Esri Maps for Office 3.1 Released!

We are pleased to announce the release Esri Maps for Office v3.1.

This release of Esri Maps for Office includes the following updates:

  • Localized support for 27 languages
  • Workflow improvements
  • Bug fixes
  • Updated online help

Visit esri.com to download and install Esri Maps for Office 3.1.

For product documentation and other information about Esri Maps for Office, see the Esri Maps for Office web help and be sure to visit GeoNet to get help from the community.

~The Esri Maps for Office team

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Esri Maps for MicroStrategy 2.0.1 Released!

We are pleased to announce the release of Esri Maps for MicroStrategy 2.0.1.

This release of Esri Maps for MicroStrategy features:

  • Certification for MicroStrategy 10 (MicroStrategy Web and MicroStrategy Mobile for iOS)
  • Performance improvements and critical bug fixes

Visit esri.com to download and install Esri Maps for MicroStrategy 2.0.1.

For more information about Esri Maps for MicroStrategy, see the Esri Maps for MicroStrategy product documentation, and be sure to visit GeoNet to get help from the community.

~ Esri Maps for MicroStrategy Team

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100,000 points to nowhere: Cluster points to streamline maps

Pie chart clusters

The first post in this series explained why it’s not typically a great idea to try to plot huge amounts of data on a map. When a map layer contains a very large number of point features (10,000+), displaying each point … Continue reading

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Including Online Demographic Maps in Your Public Maps and Apps

Including Online Demographic Maps in Your Public Maps and Apps

In earlier posts, we provided information on how to enable public access to ArcGIS Online premium content such as routing and traffic maps and other live feeds. This workflow for sharing works well with most ArcGIS Online premium content (such … Continue reading

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2015 U.S. Esri Demographic data is now available!

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The 2015/2020 U.S. Esri Updated Demographic data is now available across the ArcGIS platform, and it reveals some very interesting trends about population growth, aging, diversity, housing and more. The 2015 U.S. population is 318,536,439, an increase of 3.2% since … Continue reading

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Esri Maps for IBM Cognos 6.0.2 Released!

We are pleased to announce the release of Esri Maps for IBM Cognos 6.0.2.

This release offers the following updates:

  • Map legend improvements
  • Improved clustering performance
  • Support for pie chart clusters in Internet Explorer
  • Administrators can easily restore the default administrative and login settings for their environment
  • Support for IBM Cognos 10.1.1 FP4 and 10.2.1 FP6
  • Support for Google Chrome for Android version 40

Visit esri.com to download and install Esri Maps for IBM Cognos 6.0.2.

For more information about Esri Maps for IBM Cognos 6.0.2, see the Esri Maps for IBM Cognos product documentation, and be sure to visit GeoNet to get help from the community.

~The Esri Maps for IBM Cognos Team

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100,000 points to nowhere: Right-size your data to create usable maps

clustered features

It’s easy to get bogged down in details when you have tons of data that you’re trying to display on a map. Plotting too many features on a map can lead to frustration and doesn’t provide valuable insight. This series … Continue reading

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