Category: Public Safety

How we created the CityEngine Web Scene for the March 2014 Oso Landslide

Oso Landslide Web Scene: Before and After

On the morning of Saturday, March 22, 2014, a major landslide occurred near the city of Oso, Washington, instantly devastating the Steelhead community in its path and drastically altering the landscape. Esri’s Disaster Response Team quickly published a set of … Continue reading

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How to create a multiscale Fire Run Book

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Does your Fire District have a mixture of densely populated urban and sparsely populated rural/wilderness areas?  So does Cook County Minnesota, which borders Canada along the north shore of Lake Superior. Nine volunteer fire districts in the county provide fire … Continue reading

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So What’s GeoNet?

In all the excitement of the 2014 Esri UC, you may not have heard about GeoNet. Maybe you heard the name from Jack’s announcement during the plenary, maybe you got an email or saw it from your social media connections, maybe you’ve logged in but were not sure where to go. In any case, I wanted to help you understand more about GeoNet, how it applies to you and how you can get started.

Purpose of GeoNet
GeoNet is here to extend the user conference experience to 365 days a year. Take all of the networking, collaboration, knowledge sharing, and product support from the conference and combine them into a single community that spans the globe. From that, you have GeoNet. Continue reading

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GeoForm: Editing via pop-UPs got you DOWN?

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Frustrated with submitting data via a pop-up? Collecting map information doesn’t need to be so map-centric. Many non-GIS users are accustomed to entering data via a form, not a map pop-up. It’s not always about the map, sometimes it’s about … Continue reading

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Understanding Trade-offs with Full Motion Video

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Full Motion Video (FMV) asks a lot of your computer, and the way you work with the software can greatly affect its performance. Having a good graphics card is probably the biggest factor because you’re working with both video and … Continue reading

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New Forums are on the Way!

Just wanted to give everyone a heads up that we will soon be rolling out a new, evolved discussion forum over the next few weeks as part of the new Esri community platform called GeoNet.

For more information and to discuss further, feel free to jump into the conversation here.

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ArcGIS for Local Government at the 2014 UC

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The 2014 Esri International User Conference (July 14-18) we’ll be offering several technical workshops and demo theaters dedicated to the ArcGIS for Local Government solution. These sessions focus on the maps and apps available within each local government community (Land Records, … Continue reading

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CityEngine 2014.0 released!

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This year, there will be more CityEngine releases than in previous years so we can deliver you new features and bug fixes quicker. First up is CityEngine 2014.0, released on the 30th of May 2014 and available for download from … Continue reading

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Invitation to participate in an Esri software Usability Study at the User Conference

The Esri Development Team invites you to participate in a moderated and recorded Usability Study of 3 specific areas of ArcGIS Pro: GIS Content Management, Raster, and Map Authoring.

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, Defense, Forestry, Hydrology)
  • Users with varying degrees of experience who manage GIS content, work with raster data, and author maps
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ArcGIS for Server 10.2.2 in a Nutshell

ArcGIS 10.2.2 is now available for download from the Esri Customer Care site. For the most part 10.2.2 is about bug fixes. The complete list of issues addressed can be found here.  If you plan on upgrading your 10.2 or 10.2.1 ArcGIS Server site to 10.2.2, please read the Continue reading

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