Category: Location Analytics

The New BAO Mobile App Is Now Available!

Esri is pleased to announce a new mobile app for Business Analyst Online users. The BAO Mobile app, for use on iPhone or iPad, lets you access key demographic and market facts about any location worldwide. It’s the perfect tool for business professionals who need to evaluate an area on-site, as well as a fun way to get the low down on any neighborhood.

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Check Out the New Features in Business Analyst Online

Great news!  Business Analyst Online has been updated with highly requested new features. These features are now available in Business Analyst Online and include the Generate all-in-one PDF report, send email notifications and share reports on ArcGIS Online.  Continue reading

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Check Out the New Features in Community Analyst

Great news!  Community Analyst has been updated with highly requested new features. These features are now available in Community Analyst and include the Generate all-in-one PDF report, send email notifications and share reports on ArcGIS Online. Continue reading

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Esri Maps for SAP BusinessObjects v2.0 released!

We are pleased to announce the release Esri Maps for SAP Business Objects v2.0.

This release of Esri Maps for SAP BusinessObjects includes the following updates:

  • Support for dynamic map service layers
  • New drawing tools for triggering configured interactive behaviors
  • New analysis tools: Filter layer, Measure, and Get route
  • Trigger interactive behaviors with the Measure tool, Get route tool, and Find nearby tool
  • Configure infographics and other map tools and settings
  • Change the map extent using an overview map and other navigation tools
  • Specify any coordinate system when adding XY points
  • Configure and apply multiple styles for a layer
  • Find hot spots

Visit esri.com to download and install Esri Maps for SAP BusinessObjects 2.0.

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

~The Esri Maps for SAP BusinessObjects team

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Strengthening the Link between GIS and Science with the SciPy Stack

The SciPy ecosystem.

From an Esri Insider blog post by Matt Artz and Kevin Butler Geography is the science of our world, and GIS is a foundational technology for helping us to better understand that science. To further strengthen the link between GIS … Continue reading

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2014 US Esri Data Update for Business Analyst Desktop and Server Now Available

Esri Tapestry Segmentation lifestyle data provides information about US residential households.

We are pleased to announce the availability of the 2014 US Esri Data Update for Business Analyst Desktop and Server. Esri’s 2014/2019 demographic updates uphold the new era in data development: retaining the best from our past while adapting to … Continue reading

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Esri Maps for IBM Cognos 6.0 Released!

We are pleased to announce the release of Esri Maps for IBM Cognos 6.0.

This release of Esri Maps for IBM Cognos offers the following updates:

  • Support for disconnected Portal for ArcGIS deployments
  • Configure interactions on dynamic map service layers
  • New drawing tools for triggering configured interactive behaviors
  • Filter features that are displayed on the map using the Filter layer tool
  • Measure area, distance, and X,Y coordinates using the Measure tool
  • Geocode addresses and find routes using the Get route tool
  • Configure Infographics and other map tools and settings
  • Change the map extent using an overview map and other navigation tools
  • Specify the WKID of X,Y coordinates when adding point data to the map
  • Configure multiple styles for a layer
  • Initiate interactive behaviors from pop-ups
  • View and print map-enabled reports in different formats
  • Performance enhancements for faster map loading
  • New capability for administrators to control which users can access and use Esri Maps for IBM Cognos
  • Support for IBM Cognos 10.2.1 Fix Packs 1, 2, 3, and 4
  • Support for mobile browsers: Apple Safari on iOS and Google Chrome for Android

Visit esri.com to download and install Esri Maps for IBM Cognos 6.0.

For product documentation and other information about Esri Maps for IBM Cognos 6.0, see the Esri Maps for IBM Cognos Documentation, and be sure to visit GeoNet to get help from the community.

~The Esri Maps for IBM Cognos Team

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Esri Maps for SharePoint 4.0 Beta 2 released!

We are pleased to announce the release of Esri Maps for SharePoint 4.0 Beta 2. Esri Maps for SharePoint offers interactive and configurable mapping components that provide you with a geospatial view of your organization’s data, and leverages the ArcGIS platform for sharing and collaboration in your organization. Additionally, you can take advantage of the maps and data on ArcGIS to supplement your existing data.

Esri Maps for SharePoint 4.0 Beta 2 is available through Esri’s Beta Community.

Esri Maps for SharePoint version 4.0 Beta 2 includes the following updates and enhancements:

  • Support for working in a disconnected environment
  • Extensibility – create custom tools and behaviors for the JavaScript-based Esri Maps Web Part
  • Editing – add, modify, and delete features
  • Map Contents configuration options
  • Print tool
  • Measure tool

Setup and configuration details have changed for Esri Maps for SharePoint 4.0, so be sure to read the System Requirements and Configuration topics. If you have specific questions or issues, be sure to take advantage of the Esri Maps for SharePoint Beta Community forum.

Thanks,

~The Esri Maps for SharePoint team

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64-bit Background Geoprocessing for Esri Business Analyst

At the 2014 User Conference we demonstrated Business Analyst 64-bit Background Geoprocessing in various presentations and at the Location Analytics island.  The reception was overwhelmingly positive and this functionality has been a huge “want” for users to integrate into their workflows.

The benefits are bountiful, namely:

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Important Access Changes to Business Analyst Online

As of July 7, 2014, Business Analyst Online will be accessible in the same manner as other Esri premium apps.  To access Business Analyst Online, the application must be provisioned to users’ ArcGIS Online organization (this is done by Esri Customer Service at the time of purchase) and shared with a group within that organization.  Users who need access to Business Analyst Online must be a member of the group within the ArcGIS Online organization.  The administrator for the ArcGIS Online organization can control who is invited to the group.  Users who need access to Business Analyst Online should contact the administrator for their ArcGIS Online Organization.  

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