Category Archives: Electric & Gas
Sometimes validating a business rule might require more than one check to be configured. One such example that I would like to highlight today is from the electric utility realm: validating primary and secondary lines relationships to the conductor info … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce the release of the 3D GIS landing page on esri.com. Here you can find in one location: why 3D is important for GIS professionals, an overview of the 3D strengths of the ArcGIS system videos … Continue reading
If you are an electric/gas user and missed signing up for a GIS data health check at the UC 2013, you’ll be glad to hear that Esri is offering this at the Electric and Gas GIS Conference in San Antonio, … Continue reading
There are several new features released in the latest patch of ArcGIS for Maritime: Bathymetry 10.2. The most exciting of these features is the support for additional raster formats.
By Steve Kopp, Esri For the water resources community, one of the highlights at this year’s Users Conference was the public beta release of the watershed delineation service in ArcGIS Online. This geoprocessing service is now available to everyone with … Continue reading
The Esri development team would like to invite you to participate in a moderated and recorded usability study of a new application for GIS professionals currently under development.
Who we’re looking for…
- Existing ArcGIS for Desktop users
- ArcGIS Online and App users interested in professional GIS software
- Users of Esri Solutions (Local Government, Water Utilities, Land Records, 3D cities and campuses)
- Users with varying degrees of experience who author maps, analyze \ edit data, and manage GIS content
In total, we’re looking for 30 committed testers.
How it works…
Our sole intent and goal for this study is to assess the usability of our next generation professional desktop software; we want you to test our software, we’re not testing your computer, nor ArcGIS skills.
To consider you as a usability tester, we require that you are registered and approved by your employer to attend Esri User Conference and complete a pre-screening questionnaire—details below. Your time in the test lab is about 40 minutes.
Your test session will be recorded and observed by one or more members of the development team.
We thank you in advance for your time and look forward to meeting you in San Diego.
Here it is again!!! We are happy to announce that the free data health checks will be available again this year at the Esri International User Conference (July 8-12). Data quality is important to any GIS implementation and the data … Continue reading
GIS Assessment Model Uncovers Optimal Sites for Renewable Energy Production This article was originally posted in the Spring 2013 issue of ArcNews. Read the article here: Unlocking British Columbia’s Hydropower Potential. In addition, see the Kerr Wood Leidal presentation slides from Ryan … Continue reading
by Steve Kopp, Geoprocessing and Spatial Analysis Team, Esri
Jump-start your conference a day early by joining us for the 20th annual pre-conference Water Resources Workshop on Sunday July 7th. The Water Resources Workshop is a FREE, full day workshop focused on emerging trends in the integration of GIS and Water Resources and how you can use them in your work.
The March 2013 release of ArcGIS Online included a new Web App Template called the Parcel Viewer. This app allows you to search for a parcel by a number of fields, select a result and show it’s location on the map with a popup. The web app template exposes a series of parameters that allow you to change the search layer, the fields to be searched, and the UI of the application. By changing these parameters, you can configure the app to search any feature service layer you include in the webmap. So we can now use this to find a hydrant, find a valve, find a customer, etc. The possibilities are endless. Here is an example of the app configured to find a hydrant.
If you want to try this out yourself, here is a blog from the Local Government team that walks you through setting up the app.