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ArcGIS Open Data Site of the Week: North Frontenac, Ontario

North Frontenac

Governments and organizations have been hard at work creating Open Data sites to make their authoritative data accessible, discoverable, explorable, and collaborative. There are over 100 sites in the ArcGIS Open Data site gallery for you to explore!  The Site of the Week is … Continue reading

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Explorer on Android is coming!

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Android users, the wait is almost over. Explorer for ArcGIS on the Android platform (tablets and smart phones) is coming soon. Explorer for ArcGIS on Android is a native app and has a look and feel that will be familiar … Continue reading

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New online Community Maps Data Preparation Tools workshop available in 2015

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Midway through 2014 the Community Maps team released the beta version of the new data preparation tools.  These tools provided a simple way for Community Maps contributors to migrate their basemap layers to a format readily accepted by Esri Community … Continue reading

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Tech Preview of ArcGIS Server on Microsoft Azure now supports Portal for ArcGIS

We are pleased to announce that an update of the Tech Preview ArcGIS Server on Microsoft Azure, which we shared prior to User Conference 2014, is now available for download. You can read all about the prior announcement here.

We received excellent feedback from the user community who downloaded and tried out the software. The overwhelming request was for the ability to deploy Portal for ArcGIS in the same, simple to use manner as ArcGIS for Server. The team listened and has delivered!

With the updated tech preview package, you can now deploy both ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Server and Portal for ArcGIS 10.2.2 on the Microsoft Azure Cloud. The scripts and step-by-step documentation included with the updated tech preview package also allow you to configure ArcGIS for Server as a hosting server to the portal and achieve federation between ArcGIS Server and portal sites.

As always, we look forward to your feedback and learning about your experiences with the software. You can provide feedback in the blog comments section or join the ArcGIS Server on Microsoft Azure group on GeoNet.

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ArcGIS 10.2.1 & 10.2.2 for Desktop Hydrology Tools Ready-to-use-Services Patch

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Esri announces the ArcGIS 10.2.1 & 10.2.2 for Desktop Hydrology Tools Ready-to-use-Services Patch. The Ready-to-use Services in ArcGIS Online did not previously offer the Watershed and Trace Downstream Hydrology Geoprocessing tools. This patch adds the Hydrology tools to Ready-to-use Services, … Continue reading

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ArcGIS for Telecommunications September 2014 Updates

Last week the ArcGIS for Telecommunications site was updated.  This September release included an overhall to the layout of the solutions site as well as three NEW solution templates.  ArcGIS for Telecommunications is a series of free and easy to deploy solution templates, web maps, and apps for adding telecom specific configurations to the ArcGIS platform.  Listed below are the updates to the solutions site and information on the three new solution templates, Organize Door to Door Sales, Visualize Sales Campaign Progress, and Find Upsell Opportunities.

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Logistics Services: Ready-To-Use

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ArcMap provides direct access to the ArcGIS Online Logistics services. The connection to these services is made automatically within Catalog when you log into ArcMap with your ArcGIS Online Organizational Account. These Ready-To-Use Services look and feel like any normal … Continue reading

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Mark your calendar for the September Community Maps webinar

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Please join the Esri Community Maps team on September 25th at 11:00 a.m. – noon, for another free webinar filled with exciting news about the Community Maps Program! Deane Kensok, manager of ArcGIS Content, will present an overview of the … Continue reading

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ArcGIS for Telecommunications August 2014 Updates

Last week the ArcGIS for Telecommunications site was updated.  This August release included an enhancement to the Antenna Structures Information Model as well as two NEW solution templates.  ArcGIS for Telecommunications is a series of free and easy to deploy solution templates, web maps, and apps for adding telecom specific configurations to the ArcGIS platform.  Listed below is the update to the Antenna Structures Information Model and information on the two new solution templates, Serviceability Lookup App and Service Request GeoForm.

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New Community Maps “quick start” video available

Participating in Community Maps is easier than ever. The Contribution Management App (CMA) streamlines applying, contributing and tracking your contribution. The app even has a short “click-though” agreement that grants Esri permission to use the content while your organization retains ownership of the intellectual property.

We’ve also added easy to use geoprocessing tools to further simplify preparing your data for participation. This is a suite of tools you can run from ArcGIS Desktop to select only the fields we need for mapping and format them for uploading. This is far simpler than the previous requirement of migrating content to a special data model.

GP data prep tools

These enhancements are covered in a new five-minute video that walks you through the CMA and demonstrates how to prep a data layer using the GP tools.  It’s a great way to get up and running with Community Maps in a hurry.

Please watch the new video and think about adding your favorite layers (like tree inventory, building footprint or municipal parks) to the basemaps!

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