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Live Stream Gauges in the Living Atlas

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The static blue lines you see on a map don’t tell us much about what those rivers really look like on the ground. Flash floods kill more people each year than tornados, hurricanes, and lightning combined, while drought devastates entire … Continue reading

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Clarifying 3 questions about Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS

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Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS enables you to create new custom web mapping applications in an intuitive, easy to use, WYSIWYG wizard-like environment. It provides you with the optimal means to create and deploy new web apps without programming. Built on … Continue reading

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Spatialize Your Water Utility Data with ArcGIS

As GIS professionals we all know that adding a spatial element to data makes it much more valuable. One of the key benefits of GIS has always been, and always will be, the integrative power to bring location information together in a map – and then analyze it for insights and patterns that help explain and improve efficiencies. Today bringing information from other systems into GIS is easy with the ArcGIS platform. In fact, Esri devotes a whole section to integration for water utilities. A few commonly integrated water industry data types include: Continue reading

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Sharing Web GIS Services? Always enable TLS

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Thousands of public Web GIS services are worthless for enterprise consumption, but there is a simple cure.  These increasingly worthless sites are configured without TLS (HTTPS) support.  Frequently, the operators of the sites are unaware that their lack of TLS … Continue reading

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Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS – Using Public Operation Views

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During the evening of Monday, March 2, 2015, ArcGIS Online updated. That’s the beauty of the Cloud – it just updates for you. A lot of great new features came into the platform and you can find out everything that … Continue reading

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Esri 2015 User Experience (UX) & User Interface (UI) Principles

Esri 2015 UX and UI Principles

Seeking a deeper understanding and a more clearly articulated vision for crafting engaging and aesthetically pleasing user experience and user interface designs, were the goals for crafting this list. Over time this will be an evolving, living document as expectations of … Continue reading

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Preparing Data Workshop Self-Study Materials Released

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The highly-anticipated Preparing Data for Community Maps Workshop self-study materials have been released! Now you can participate in this training at any time, from anywhere. You can watch the videos, review the lecture slides and complete the exercises at your … Continue reading

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AHN2 Netherlands in Esri World Elevation Services

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by Rajinder Nagi, Lead Community Elevation In a country like Netherlands, where about half of its land is less than 1 meter (3.3 ft) above sea level, having detailed and precise elevation data is vital for applications like flood management, climate … Continue reading

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2015 Community Maps Webinar Series Kicks off in February

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After taking a holiday break, it’s time for the Community Maps webinar series to kick back into gear with our first broadcast of 2015.  In this edition, we will be taking a look at both the past and future of … Continue reading

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ArcGIS January 2015 Security Patch

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Esri has released security updates for the ArcGIS Web adaptor for Java, ArcGIS Server, and Portal for ArcGIS.  A number of security issues are addressed with this patch as described in the associated KBA’s and we recommend our customers apply … Continue reading

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